Anchorage, Alaska

What is Anchorage, Alaska known for?


commercial contemporary

located on '''KGOT''' (101.3 FM (FM broadcasting)) is a commercial CHR (Contemporary hit radio) music formatted radio station


major academic

;Major Academic Units" in Fairbanks (Fairbanks, Alaska), Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), and Juneau and facilitates statewide initiatives including the iDesign retreat for Instructional Designers, and the iTeach intensive clinic for teaching faculty. thumb Barter Island, Alaska (Image:Barter Island White Alice Tropo.jpg) White Alice tropospheric antennas White Alice was conceived in the 1950s when Alaska had only basic telephone communication systems. For example, prior to White


amp professional

Adventure, Inc., an Anchorage nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1979 Corporations Database. Youth Exploring Adventure, Inc.. Division of Corporations, Business & Professional Licensing, Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-08. to provide recreational programs for Anchorage youth. ref name "hilltopabout"


record world

airspeed record world absolute air speed record of 615.65 mph (990.79 km h) off the coast of West Sussex, England. The same day, a U.S. Army Air Forces Republic P-84 Thunderjet (Republic F-84 Thunderjet) narrowly misses the world record, setting an United States speed record of 611 mph (983 km hr). Angelucci, Enzo, ''The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft


theme music

2008. Aiden recorded their own version of Ashley Massaro's theme music "Let's Light a Fire Tonight" for the bonus edition of ''WWE The Music, Vol. 8''. - align "center" bgcolor "#dddddd" - align "center" bgcolor "#dddddd" The '''Knik Arm


numerous productions

appeared in numerous productions, including ''Medea (Medea (play))'' and ''Antigone (Antigone (Sophocles))'', both of which featured her as the lead. Annie Parisse is the sister of actor Louis Cancelmi, who was married to Elisabeth Waterston, the daughter of ''Law & Order'' veteran Sam Waterston, in October 2006. Oi. I've been registered for several months, but it's only been in the past couple days that I've done anything beyond minor editing. I'm a computer science student


small science

Directory: World Airlines work Flight International page 108 date 2007-04-03 The '''Imaginarium Discovery Center''' is a small science museum (a "science discovery center", in its own words) in downtown Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska) in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is the only such hands-on science museum in Alaska and is a popular destination, especially for children. In 2008, the Imaginarium merged with the Anchorage Museum. On Aug. 23, 2009 the Imaginarium closed its Fifth Avenue facility. It will re-open in May 2010 as the Imaginarium Discovery Center within the Anchorage Museum. The new science center will include a planetarium and more than 80 hands-on exhibits that explain scientific principles and their relation to life in Alaska. The '''Alaska Native Heritage Center''' is an educational and cultural institution for all Alaskans, located in Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), Alaska. The center opened in 1999. The Alaska Native Heritage Center shares the heritage of Alaska's 11 major cultural groups. caption location Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), Alaska, US (United States) nearest_city '''Hilltop Ski Area''' is a ski area in Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), Alaska established in 1984. Located in Far North Bicentennial Park near Chugach State Park at the base of the Chugach Mountains, Hilltop Ski Area is owned and operated by Youth Exploring Adventure, Inc., an Anchorage nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1979 Corporations Database. Youth Exploring Adventure, Inc.. Division of Corporations, Business & Professional Licensing, Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-08. to provide recreational programs for Anchorage youth. Hilltop Ski Area. (2003). "About Us." Retrieved on 2007-04-08. caption Arctic Valley Spring 2007 location Anchorage, Alaska, USA (United States) nearest_city Anchorage, Alaska, USA (United States) location Anchorage, Alaska, USA (United States) nearest_city Anchorage, Alaska, USA (United States) lat_degrees 61 '''Merrill Field''' west-northwest of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), and approximately 130 miles (210 km) southwest of Mount McKinley. They are accessed by small plane; the closest airports to the range are near Anchorage and in Talkeetna (Talkeetna, Alaska), which is also approximately 130 miles (210 km) away. This makes access to the range very expensive; the weather also creates the potential for delays in reaching the range (both to drop off climbers and to pick them up). *'''Daniel Schlereth''' (born in Anchorage, Alaska but would move to Highlands Ranch (Highlands Ranch, Colorado); alumnus of Highlands Ranch High School) – Relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers Location They are located at the northeastern end of the Aleutian range, on the west side of Cook Inlet, roughly 120 miles (200 km) southwest of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska). The closest major towns to the range are Kenai (Kenai, Alaska) and Homer (Homer, Alaska), across Cook Inlet on the west side of the Kenai Peninsula. '''Mount Torbert''' is the highest point of the Tordrillo Mountains, a small, primarily volcanic range, northwest of Anchorage, Alaska. It is a heavily glaciated peak, and is not itself a volcano, although nearby Mount Spurr and Crater Peak are active volcanoes. *'''United States''' **Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska) – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport ''Secondary hub'' (cargo only) **Atlanta – Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (cargo only) Unfortunately, in the hours before the games were to start, eight cross-country skiers, a former gold medalist from Germany, and two Americans, were suspended for five days each after they failed blood tests. The tests say that they had elevated levels of hemoglobin, an enzyme within red blood cells that can increase endurance. However, the positives results could be due to the body's acclimation to mountain air, or dehydration. The American skiers are Kikkan Randall of Anchorage Alaska (w:Anchorage, Alaska), and Leif Zimmermann of Bozeman, Montana (w:Bozeman, Montana). Page, along with Briley Piper, 25, of Anchorage, Alaska (w:Anchorage, Alaska), pleaded guilty in 2001 for the March 13, 2000, killing. Both were sentenced to death. A third man, Darrell Hoadley, 26, of Lead, S.D. (w:Lead, South Dakota), also pleaded guilty and testified against Page and Piper. He was sentenced to life in prison (w:Life imprisonment).


television based

birth_place Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), AK (Alaska), USA (United States) career_start 1999 DATE OF BIRTH December 23, 1979 PLACE OF BIRTH Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), AK (Alaska), USA (United States) DATE OF DEATH Television Based in Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), GCI provides cable television service to approximately three-quarters of Alaska residents. GCI has upgraded most of its network to support


big wild

nickname The City of Lights and Flowers motto Big Wild Life latd 61 latm 13 latNS N longd 149 longm 54 longEW W coordinates_region US-AK coordinates_display inline,title subdivision_type Country (List of sovereign states) subdivision_name subdivision_type1


title commentary

5558042.html title COMMENTARY: Why not take chance on Chacon? author Richard Justice date February 21, 2008 work Chron Sports accessdate August 2, 2011 - Alaska Aleutians East (Aleutians East Borough, Alaska), Anchorage Municipality (Anchorage, Alaska), Bristol Bay (Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska), Denali (Denali Borough, Alaska), Fairbanks North Star (Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska), Haines (Haines Borough, Alaska), Juneau (City & Borough) (Juneau, Alaska), Kenai Peninsula (Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska), Ketchikan Gateway (Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska), Kodiak Island (Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska), Lake and Peninsula (Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska), Matanuska-Susitna (Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska), North Slope (North Slope Borough, Alaska), Northwest Arctic (Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska), Sitka (City & Borough) (Sitka, Alaska), Skagway (City & Borough) (Skagway, Alaska), Wrangell (City & Borough) (Wrangell, Alaska), Yakutat (City & Borough) (Yakutat, Alaska) Alaska State Constitution, Article X west-northwest of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), and approximately 130 miles (210 km) southwest of Mount McKinley. They are accessed by small plane; the closest airports to the range are near Anchorage and in Talkeetna (Talkeetna, Alaska), which is also approximately 130 miles (210 km) away. This makes access to the range very expensive; the weather also creates the potential for delays in reaching the range (both to drop off climbers and to pick them up). *'''Daniel Schlereth''' (born in Anchorage, Alaska but would move to Highlands Ranch (Highlands Ranch, Colorado); alumnus of Highlands Ranch High School) – Relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers Location They are located at the northeastern end of the Aleutian range, on the west side of Cook Inlet, roughly 120 miles (200 km) southwest of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska). The closest major towns to the range are Kenai (Kenai, Alaska) and Homer (Homer, Alaska), across Cook Inlet on the west side of the Kenai Peninsula. '''Mount Torbert''' is the highest point of the Tordrillo Mountains, a small, primarily volcanic range, northwest of Anchorage, Alaska. It is a heavily glaciated peak, and is not itself a volcano, although nearby Mount Spurr and Crater Peak are active volcanoes. *'''United States''' **Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska) – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport ''Secondary hub'' (cargo only) **Atlanta – Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (cargo only) Unfortunately, in the hours before the games were to start, eight cross-country skiers, a former gold medalist from Germany, and two Americans, were suspended for five days each after they failed blood tests. The tests say that they had elevated levels of hemoglobin, an enzyme within red blood cells that can increase endurance. However, the positives results could be due to the body's acclimation to mountain air, or dehydration. The American skiers are Kikkan Randall of Anchorage Alaska (w:Anchorage, Alaska), and Leif Zimmermann of Bozeman, Montana (w:Bozeman, Montana). Page, along with Briley Piper, 25, of Anchorage, Alaska (w:Anchorage, Alaska), pleaded guilty in 2001 for the March 13, 2000, killing. Both were sentenced to death. A third man, Darrell Hoadley, 26, of Lead, S.D. (w:Lead, South Dakota), also pleaded guilty and testified against Page and Piper. He was sentenced to life in prison (w:Life imprisonment).

Anchorage, Alaska

'''Anchorage''' (officially called the '''Municipality of Anchorage''') is a unified home rule municipality (consolidated city-county) in the U.S. State of Alaska. With an estimated 300,950 residents in 2013, it is Alaska's most populous city and contains more than 40 percent of the state's total population; among the 50 states, only New York has a higher percentage of residents who live in its most populous city (New York City). Altogether, the Anchorage metropolitan area, which combines Anchorage with the neighboring Matanuska-Susitna Borough (Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska), had a population of 396,142 in 2013.

Anchorage is located in the South-central (Southcentral Alaska) portion of Alaska at the terminus of the Cook Inlet on a peninsula formed by the Knik Arm to the north and the Turnagain Arm to the south. http: home.earthlink.net ~esquared alaska geogrphy.htm The city limits span 1,961.1 square miles which encompass the urban core (Urban area), a joint Military base (Joint base), http: smartgrowthamerica.org documents case-studies anchorage_casestudy.pdf several outlying communities (List of neighborhoods of Anchorage, Alaska) and almost all of Chugach State Park. http: dnr.alaska.gov parks units chugach

Anchorage’s location on the globe puts it within 9 and ½ hours by air to nearly 90% of the industrialized world. For this reason Anchorage is a common refueling stop for many international passenger flights and is home to a major FedEx Hub which the company calls a “critical part”” of its global network of services. http: news.van.fedex.com files FedEx%20Express%20Hub%20in%20Anchorage.pdf

Anchorage has been named an All-America City (All-America City Award) four times, in 1956, 1965, 1984–85, and 2002, by the National Civic League .

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