The Largest state in the United States by area, situated in the northwest extremity of the North American continent.
Alaska is the largest state in the United States by area. Situated in the Northwest extremity of the North American continent. Became the 49th state of the United States on January 3rd, 1959.
Originally purchased from Russia in 1867 the natural resources such as oil, gas, gold and such had paid for the purchase price many times over. Alaska is mostly owned and managed as federal lands.