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How big is Alaska?

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The Fifteen Largest Earthquakes in the World

Rank Magnitude Date Location
1.
9.5
May 22, 1960 Chile
2. 9.2 March 28, 1964 Prince William Sound, Alaska
3. 9.0 November 4, 1952 Russia
4. 8.8 January 31, 1906 Ecuador
5. 8.8 March 9, 1957 Andreanof Islands, Alaska
6. 8.7 November 6, 1958 Kuril Islands
7. 8.7 February 4, 1965 Rat Islands, Alaska
8. 8.6 August 15, 1950 India
9. 8.5 November 11, 1922 Chile/Argentina
10. 8.5 Feb. 1, 1938 Indonesia

Source: National Earthquake Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey.

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Longest River

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Population (1998 Census)

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Alaska Population by Census Area (1987)
01 North Slope Borough 5,927 13 Anchorage Borough 231,492
02 Northwest Arctic Borough 5,962 14 Kenai Peninsula Borough 39,170
03 Nome 7,774 15 Kodiak Island Borough 13,658
04 Yukon-Koyukuk 9,384 16 Valdez-Cordova 8,831
05 Fairbanks North Star Borough 73,164 17 Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon 3,684
06 Southeast Fairbanks 6,423 18 Haines Borough 1,850
07 Wade Hampton 5,599 19 Juneau City and Borough 25,369
08 Bethel 13,345 20 Sitka City and Borough 8,416
09 Dillingham 5,836 21 Wrangell-Petersburg 6,671
10 Bristol Bay Borough 1,402 22 Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan 4,964
11 Aleutian Islands 9,420 23 Ketchikan Gateway Borough 12,432
12 Matanuska-Susitna Borough 37,027  

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