The Olson's Retirement RV Adventures travel blog


Some Alaska Trivia: (from the menu at Sal's Diner)

24 hours daylight

24 hour nights

3 million lakes

586,400 sq.miles

Has 17 of the 20 hightest mountains in the US and 19 peaks over 14,000 ft.

Mt. McKinley, 20,230 ft, highest mountain on the North American Continent.

1/5 of the land mass of the entire continental U.S.

2 times the size of Texas

29 active volcanoes

More coastline than the lower 48: 33,000 miles

Has 128 times more area covered by glaciers than all the remaining states combined. 100,000 glaciers in all.

The 3 "M's" of Alaska -- Mountains, Moose and Mesquito's



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