Tree: Sitka Spruce

Fish: King Salmon

Gem: Jade

Mineral: Gold

Sport: Dog Mushing

Bird: Willow Ptarmigan

Insect: Four-Spot Skimmer Dragonfly

Flower: Forget-Me-Not

Motto: North to the Future

Song: The Alaska Flag Song

Nickname: The Great Land

Capital: Juneau

Highest Point: Denali, 20,310 ft

State Flag: Eight stars of gold on a field of blue, representing the Big Dipper and the North Star

Alaska Tips

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Transportation

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