Alaskan Wilderness

By: Brandon Palen, Jacob Petrik, and Zachary Mittman

What does it take to survive in Alaska?


  • Alaskan wilderness attracts people who love outdoors
  • People use wild lands as a sources of food/water
  • Food - balanced and high energy
  • Water - unfrozen
  • Warmth - shelter
  • Oxygen
  • Hunting, Fishing, and trapping
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What does Alaska's landscape look like?

  • Four main land regions
  • Pacific mountain
  • Central up lowlands
  • Rocky mountain region
  • arctic coastal plain
  • tallest mountain peak (20,320 ft)
  • volcanoes, springs, tundra's, glaciers
  • most tall mountains in Alaska
  • 1979 of the Yukon river
  • most visitors left awestruck

What kind of animals are in Alaska?

  • bird hunting is illegal
  • salmon fishing common
  • otter, walrus, seals, humpback and killer whales
  • Clams, cod, crabs, herring, shrimp,ducks, geese , and grouse

Fun facts about Alaska

  • Twice the size of Texas
  • Tree times the size of California
  • 19 out of 20 of the biggest mountains are in Alaska
  • Mt McKinley is the biggest point in Alaska

Works Cited

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"Alaska Facts." Alaska Hunting/Alaska Fishing. Alaska Guide Services, 2015. Web. 31 Mar. 2016.

"Alaskan Winter Survival Basics." Department of Recreation, Adventure and Wellness. University of Alaska, n.d. Web. 31 Mar. 2016.

Department of Recreation, Adventure and Wellness. University of Alaska, n.d. Web. 31 Mar. 2016.

Fitzgerald, F. Patrick, and Claus-M. Naske. "Alaska." World Book Student. World Book, 2016. Web. 6 Apr. 2016.

Naske, Claus-M., and F. Patrick Fitzgerald. "Alaska." World Book Student. World Book, 2016. Web. 4 Apr. 2016.