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Massive, Old Volcanic Eruptions on the Seward Peninsula

Volcanic eruptions on the Seward Peninsula formed maars, like Devil Mountain Maar pictured here, that are larger than those found anywhere else on Earth. NPS photo. Volcanoes in Alaska are most often associated with...

Ask Alaska: hidden getaway, gifts, and winter travel

Illustration by Tim Bower. Q: I want to bring authentic gifts to my family in the Lower 48, but I’m on a budget. What should I buy? A: Bringing gifts every time I travel...

From Kodiak to Space

An advanced balloon will lift this capsule from Kodiak to space for two hours of sightseeing. Photo courtesy Space Perspective. Within a few years, it may be possible to take a balloon ride...

Try the Kanatak Trail

A hiker on the eastern section of the Kanatak Trail. Photo by Julia Pinnix/USFWS. Lace up your shoes and follow in the footsteps of early Alaskans by hiking the five-mile-long Kanatak Trail in...

‘Into the Wild’ bus moved

Alaska Army National Guard soldiers airlift the “Into the Wild” bus from the Stampede Trail on June 18, 2020. Photo courtesy Alaska Army National Guard. The bus made famous by the popular book...

Most remote areas of Alaska

McKay’s buntings, like this male, nest only on St. Matthew Island, one of the most remote areas of Alaska. Photo by Rachel Richardson, USGS, Alaska Science Center. Sometimes the urge arises to just truly...

Anchorage Design Week

Wezup II, an installation by Marek Ranis for the 2019 Anchorage Design Week. Courtesy Anchorage Museum. The 2020 Anchorage Design Week will explore the idea of future landscapes through in-person and virtual events...

Ask Alaska

Illustration by Tim Bower. Q: I want a good Alaskan name for my next child. Any suggestions? A: Names aren’t necessary for Alaskan children. They’re delivered to their parents’ doorstep by a bald eagle...

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