Where is alaska on the united states map. The pcl map collection includes more than 250000 maps yet less than 30 of the collection is currently online. The detailed map shows only the state of alaska while the regional map shows alaska and the surrounding region. State on continental north america. Map of alaska homepage.
As illustrated in the maps on this website the state of alaska is one of the worlds most scenically and geologically diverse regions. Many rivers form the boundaries between states so this is an easy way to position the rivers. Alaska is the only non contiguous us. It is also the largest in terms of area however it is the third less populated of all states.
The states on the map have been hyper linked to large detailed maps of those states. About 500 miles 800 km of british columbia canada separates alaska from. Nearly everyone in the usa uses united states maps from time to time. Alaska is one of the exclave states of the united states.
A broad spectrum of united states map styles is available to students teachers travelers and scientists alike both online and in printed form. Home page united states maps. Alaska is the northernmost and westernmost state in the united states and has the most easterly longitude in the united states because the aleutian islands extend into the eastern hemisphere. The detailed alaska map and the regional alaska map display cities roads rivers and lakes as well as terrain features.
The east consists largely of rolling hills and temperate forests. The united statess landscape is one of the most varied among those of the worlds nations.