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4 fun facts about the Last Frontier

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What goes well with dinner conversation? Fun facts about Alaska! Impress a crowd with your Alaska knowledge, or start a lively discussion about the Last Frontier with these tidbits:

• Alaska has more coastline than the rest of the United States combined.

• The top 10 highest peaks in the country are all in Alaska.

• There are about 198,000 glaciers on the planet, and an estimated 100,000 of them are located in Alaska. Only 616 of them have been named.

• If you stay in Fairbanks for three straight nights, your chance of seeing the aurora borealis is around 90 percent.

Emily McLaughlin, The Alaska 100

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