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Come to Alaska and See the Magic

Author: Bear Viewing
by Bear Viewing
Posted: Dec 30, 2019

You might have had heard about the beauty and diversity of Alaska, but do you know much more than that? Not really, because many people know only this much about Alaska. They only know that Alaska is a frozen plane which is covered with snow all-round the year. Alaska is been also home to some of the biggest glaciers of the arctic. The ice sheet of Alaska has been a major tourist attraction.

This is just the basic information of Alaska but Alaska is more than the glaciers and ice sheets that nobody knows about. Alaska is among the best destinations in the world where you could enjoy the epic wildlife and untamed nature.

With the land area of up to 586,412 square miles, Alaska is the biggest state in the USA and; one-fifth the size of the lower 48 states. Alaska is known for exceptional excellence and tremendous wildlife territories which are been home to the famous Alaskan bears. The greater part of the country's parklands is found here, situated in each geographic zone of the state.

The approximate distance in Alaska from East to the west is around 2,400 miles and from North to South is about 1,420 miles. The coastline of Alaska is stretched up to 6,640 miles, point to point; as estimated on the most definite maps accessible, including islands, Alaska has 33,904 miles of shoreline. Assessed tidal shoreline, including islands, gulfs, and shoreline to the head of the tidewater, is 47,300 miles. Alaska is adjoined by the North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, and the Arctic Ocean.

Mount McKinley is the tallest mountain in Alaska with an approximate height of around 20,320 feet. The gold country has 39 mountain reaches. Anchorage which is the capital of Alaska is also the most populated city of Alaska with a moderate population of under 300,000.

What does Alaska bring to the table?

Also known as Gold Country, Alaska has probably the most fantastic landscape to be found in the United States but that’s not all about because a major attraction of Alaska is bear viewing. To appreciate all Alaska brings to the table, guests must get out and experience it for themselves.

Untamed life

Apart from the beautiful and astonishing landscapes, Alaska also has some of the most enacting wildlife. The bear viewing in Alaska is indeed a major attraction and is the epic part of untamed life in Alaska. It is known as a famous wildlife territory of frozen North Pole and arctic. In these radiant settings, Alaska offers magnificent natural life seeing chances. Moose, wolves, Bald hawks, caribou, and bears headed out from different grounds. The Chinitna Bay Bear Tours is another known tourist attraction where you can sight bears on the boat.


Out of the 20 most popular crests in the United States, 17 are located in Alaska. Mt. McKinley, the most elevated top in North America, is 20,320 ft. above sea level.

Ice sheets

The Frozen North has an expected 100,000 ice sheets, running from little cirque ice sheets to immense valley icy masses. There are increasingly dynamic icy masses and ice fields in Alaska than in the remainder of the possessed world.


The Frozen North has 6,640 miles of coastline and, including islands, has 33,904 miles of shoreline.

About the Author

This article is written by Captain Mel Erickson. Captain Mel Erickson owner & head Guide of Bear Viewing in Alaska since 1989.

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