The Alaska Interior covers most of that U.S. state's territory. A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government It is largely wilderness. Wilderness is generally defined as a Natural environment on Earth that has not been significantly modified by Human activity Mountains include Mount McKinley (Denali) in the Alaska Range and the Wrangell Mountains. "Denali" redirects here For other meanings see Denali (disambiguation. The Alaska Range is a relatively narrow 650-km-long (400 mi Mountain range in the southcentral region of the U The Wrangell Mountains are a high Mountain range of eastern Alaska in the United States.
The largest city in the interior is Fairbanks, Alaska's second-largest city, in the Tanana Valley. Fairbanks (ˈfɛrbæŋks is a Home Rule City in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent The Tanana Valley is a lowland region in central Alaska in the United States, on the north side of the Alaska Range where the Tanana River emerges Other towns include North Pole, just south of Fairbanks, Eagle, Tok, Talkeetna, Glennallen, Delta Junction, Nenana, Anderson, Healy and Cantwell. North Pole is a city in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. Eagle is a city located along the United States-Canada border in the Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United States. Tok ( is a Census-designated place (CDP in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United States. Talkeetna is a Census-designated place (CDP in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. Glennallen (glɛˈnælən is a Census-designated place (CDP in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the Unorganized Borough of the U Delta Junction is a city in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United States. Nenana (nɛˈnænə is a Home Rule City on the Tanana River in the U Anderson is a city in Denali Borough, Alaska, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 367 Healy is a Census-designated place (CDP in and the borough seat of Denali Borough in the U Cantwell is a Census-designated place (CDP in Denali Borough, Alaska, United States.
Interior Alaska experiences seasonal temperature extremes. Winter temperatures in Fairbanks average −24 °C (−12 °F) and summer temperatures average +17 °C (+62 °F). Temperatures there have been recorded as low as −63 °C (−82 °F) in mid-winter, and as high as +38 °C (+101 °F) in summer.
The average annual precipitation in Fairbanks is 28. 7 cm (11. 3 inches). Most of this comes in the form of snow during the winter. Most storms in the interior of Alaska originate in the Gulf of Alaska, south of Alaska. The Gulf of Alaska is an arm of the Pacific Ocean defined by the curve of the southern coast of Alaska, stretching from the Alaska Peninsula and
On clear winter nights, the aurora borealis can often be seen dancing in the sky. Like all subarctic regions, the months from May to July in the summer have no night, only a twilight during the night hours. The months of November to January have little daylight. Fairbanks receives an average 21 hours of daylight between May 10 and August 2 each summer, and an average of less than four hours of daylight between November 18 and January 24 each winter. Events 1291 - Scottish Nobles recognize the authority of Edward I of England. Events 338 BC - A Macedonian army led by Philip II defeated the combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Events 326 - The old St Peter's Basilica is consecrated 1302 - Pope Boniface VIII issues the Papal bull Events 41 - Gaius Caesar (Caligula, known for his eccentricity and cruel Despotism, is Assassinated by his disgruntled
The interior of Alaska is largely underlined by discontinuous permafrost, which grades to continuous permafrost as the Arctic Circle is approached. This article is about frozen ground For other meanings see Permafrost (disambiguation. The Arctic Circle is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth.