Anchorage Borough Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Anchorage Borough Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Note 1: The Cultural Feature "Locales" can be very helpful in getting oriented in a new community.
Note 2: Links for Local Area Search and Driving Directions are below each feature map.

Physical Features
Areas 4
Bars 5
Bays 6
Beaches 1
Capes 11
Falls 1
Flats 2
Gaps 6
Glaciers 23
Islands 1
Lakes 69
Springs 1
Streams 69
Summits 60
Swamps 1
Valleys 5
Historical Features
Airports 4
Buildings 1
Civil 1
Locales 6
Military (Historical) 2
Parks 1
  • 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.
  • Historical Landmarks: Alaska's National Historic Landmarks