On this date, 150 years ago, the formal transfer of the deed to the Alaska Territory took place at Fort Sitka. In March of 1867, the United States had purchased Alaska for $7.2 million, but it took until October of that same year to get commissioners from both countries to Sitka. 17 more words
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Tongass National Rainforest is the largest national forest in the United States. Carpeting most of Southeast Alaska, the forest covers roughly 26,566 square miles (68,808 square kilometers), an expansive home to wildlife and a wide assortment of plants and trees. 568 more words