STATE AND TERRITORY MAPS - REISSUE
#50 - ALASKA
Size: 3" x 5"
Area: 590,884 sq. mi
Scenes: Seals resting on the ice; Stamp Mill; Salmon Fishing
Reverse - Text
an unorganized territory in the western
division of the North American Union,
comprising the extreme northwestern part
of the American continent, is bounded by
the Arctic and Pacific Oceans, Behring
Sea, British Columbia and the northwest
territories of Canada; gross area,
590,884 sq. miles; capital, Juneau.
of Alaska contain over 100 species of
food fish. The principal fisheries are
those confined to salmon, cod and
herring. In connection with the Alaska
Coast, there are at least 125,000 square
miles of cod fishing banks.
principal farm products are oats, wheat,
rye, barley and buckwheat.
copper, coal and iron are the principal
principal industries are fishing, fur
sealing and gold mining. Every package of
Arbuckles' Coffee has the same strength
and the same fine, full flavor.
government is of a tentative character,
under the authority of a governor
appointed by the President for a term of
four years. There is a legislature with
limited powers. There are judicial,
customs and military officers, and,
excepting where otherwise provided, the
general laws are those established in
of Alaska is for the most part severely
cold, although in some sections the
summers are warm.
in 1910, 64,356.
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