Alaska Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by AK Borough

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Alaska
Physical Features
Arches 2
Areas 189
Bars 522
Basins 46
Bays 2,652
Beaches 115
Benches 1
Bends 39
Capes 2,644
Cliffs 237
Craters 13
Falls 43
Flats 47
Forests 6
Gaps 226
Glaciers 661
Guts 184
Islands 2,706
Isthmuses 12
Lakes 3,375
Lava 1
Pillars 37
Plains 5
Ranges 318
Rapids 26
Ridges 279
Slopes 3
Springs 33
Streams 9,319
Summits 2,979
Swamps 9
Valleys 570
Woods 1
Alaska
Cultural Features
Airports 804
Bridges 6
Buildings 987
Canals 23
Cemeteries 19
Channels 450
Churches 8
Civil 228
Crossings 13
Dams 167
Harbors 37
Hospitals 56
Levees 6
Locales 1,125
Mines 198
Oilfields 3
Parks 277
Post Offices 179
Reserves 62
Reservoirs 68
Schools 102
Towers 120
Trails 97
Tunnels 2
Wells 39
Alaska Historical
Features/Landmarks
Airports 8
Buildings 5
Canals 1
Civil 22
Crossings 1
Glaciers 1
Islands 1
Lakes 1
Locales 128
Military (Historical) 37
Mines 2
Parks 13
Populated Places 326
Post Offices 35
Schools 1
Springs 1
Streams 1
Towers 1
Trails 1
Valleys 1

Alaska's National
Historic Landmarks
48
  • 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.