The Last Frontier

The Last Great Frontier! By: Collin Burns & Joseph Ranocchia

Alaskas Climate

  1. Melting problems
  2. Can be Frigid or very warm
  3. Winter -7/-28 Degrees F
  4. Spring 31/3 Degrees F
  5. Summer 64/43 Degrees F
  6. Fall 21/1 degrees F
  7. Maritime, Continental,Transitional
  8. Highest temp 100 Degrees F
  9. Lowest temp -80 Degrees F
  10. Whiteouts

Survival in Alaska.

  1. Build a shelter! (try snow first)
  2. Disinfect water
  3. Check for frostbite
  4. Caution on ice
  5. How to protect yourself
  6. Safety in numbers
  7. Stay dry,active

Land & Water Formations.

  1. Island chain/Archipelago of 150 islands
  2. Juneau is the largest Temp rainforest in North America
  3. 5% is covered in Glaciers
  4. Most of the active volcanoes are in Alaska in North America
  5. 17/20 highest peaks in North America are in Alaska
  6. Midnight Sun (Summer)
  7. Polar Night (Winter)

Frostbite Symtoms.

  1. Pale,red, or blue skin
  2. Soft tissue freezes
  3. Restricted blood flow
  4. Numbness/severe pain
  5. Possible amputation
  6. Common on the ears, nose, chin, fingers, and toes
  7. Coldness feeling (severe)

Hunting/rules in Alaska.

  1. Clean it
  2. Use as much of the kill you can
  3. Mark it (gut pile)
  4. Cotton bags/citric acid
  5. Take meat first then hide antlers
  6. keep cool
  7. watch for predators

Food/animals.

  1. Whales/fatty animals
  2. Salmon
  3. Caribou
  4. Migratory birds
  5. Moose
  6. Bears have a 90% diet of vegetables
  7. Millions of acres of woods

Economy.

  1. hunting
  2. Logging
  3. Fishing/salmon biggest profit
  4. TV shows/popular for (Nat geo)

Natural disasters.

  1. 5000 Earthquakes a year
  2. Volcanic eruptions

Problems of Alaska.

  1. Global warming
  2. Over hunting
  3. Loss of habitat
  4. Land protection
  5. Oil spills
  6. Development
  7. Melting signs in glaciers

Capital/Juneau.

  1. Warm/cold weather
  2. Close to the largest temperature rain forest in North America
  3. Main place of Alaska's population

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