Alaska questions This is a list of recently added questions about Alaska. From whom did the U.S. purchase Alaska?Russia. The United States purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire on March 30, 1867, for 7.2 million U.S. dollars. The area went through several administrative changes before becoming organized as a territory on May 11, 1912. It was admitted as the 49th state of the U.S. on January 3, 1959.Created by: Ninjaivery easy 88% CanadaCanada104RussiaRussia1111JapanJapan19GreenlandGreenland20USA riddles » This is a statue of a heroic dog, erected in 1925 in Central Park. What was the dog's name?Balto was a sled dog who led his team on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome, in which diphtheria antitoxin was transported to combat an outbreak of the disease. After the mission's success, Balto and the Norwegian Gunnar Kaasen, who drove the sled, became celebrities.Created by: Tschuka very hard 25% HachikoHachiko459LaikaLaika232BaltoBalto288Rin Tin TinRin Tin Tin136New York riddles » The Great Kobuk Sand Dune is located in ...Alaska. The Great Kobuk Sand Dune is located 65 km behind Arctic circle. Summer temperature may reach as high as 29°C! The 30 meters high dune is one of Alaska curiosities. There are 3 sets of dunes in the Kobuk Valley national park - Great Kobuk, Little Kobuk and Hunt River Dune that together cover 40 square km, and comprise the largest active Arctic dune field in North America.Created by: smyruvery hard 36% FranceFrance94JordanJordan591AlaskaAlaska509SpainSpain189North America riddles » Which river flows into the Bering Sea?Yukon River. The total length of the river is 1982 miles (3190 km). There are only four vehicle-carring bridges across the Yukon River.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 35% Lena RiverLena River602YeniseiYenisei811Amur RiverAmur River847Yukon RiverYukon River1233Arctic riddles » What is the name of this periglacial landform largely spread in the Mackenzie Delta ?Pingos are dome-shaped, isolated hills (also called hydrolaccoliths) , formed by ice cores that pushed the permafrost upwards. Collapsed pingos suggests that there was once permafrost in the area. They can be found in north Canada, Alaska, Greenland and Siberia.Created by: Mag Adihard 43% PingoPingo2585Roche MoutonneeRoche Moutonnee1284Mud VolcanoMud Volcano1460ErraticErratic674Canada riddles » What kind of resources brought Russian colonists to Alaska?Sea otters. Alaska was colonized by Russian fur traders. Rather than hunting by themselves, the Russians forced the Aleuts to do the work for them. Many of Aleuts had been removed from their home islands and sent as far south as California to hunt sea otter.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 36% goldgold2871oiloil2516sea otterssea otters3655timbertimber953polar riddles » What is the third longest river of the North America? (after Mississippi and Missouri)Yukon, having 1,979 mi (3,185 km), is just 223 miles shorter than Mississippi. Despite its length, there are only four vehicles-carrying bridges across the river.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 29% Rio GrandeRio Grande2487YukonYukon2952ColoradoColorado4197ArkansasArkansas376rivers of North America riddles » Play North America quiz and see all the questions.