Alaska Features & Landmarks (Physical, Cultural & Historic Features)

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Alaska Physical Features, Cultural Features & Historical Landmarks

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Alaska
Physical Features
Arches 2
Areas 188
Bars 522
Basins 46
Bays 2,652
Beaches 115
Benches 1
Bends 39
Capes 2,643
Cliffs 237
Craters 13
Falls 43
Flats 46
Forests 6
Gaps 226
Glaciers 662
Guts 184
Islands 2,706
Isthmuses 12
Lakes 3,377
Lava 1
Pillars 37
Plains 5
Ranges 314
Rapids 26
Ridges 279
Slopes 3
Springs 33
Streams 9,319
Summits 2,979
Swamps 9
Valleys 570
Woods 1
Alaska
Cultural Features
Airports 743
Bridges 6
Buildings 987
Canals 23
Cemeteries 68
Channels 450
Churches 8
Civil 229
Crossings 13
Dams 167
Harbors 37
Hospitals 56
Levees 6
Locales 1,125
Mines 198
Oilfields 3
Parks 277
Post Offices 181
Reserves 62
Reservoirs 66
Schools 102
Towers 120
Trails 97
Tunnels 2
Wells 39
  • Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface.
  • Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans.
  • Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.
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Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 645 Alaska cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: November 1, 2014.

The information on the 34,465 Alaska Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: December 2, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps for 318 Alaska public schools are updated four times per year. Last Update: October 6, 2014.