Office Space Alaska

Area Information

Alaska is an American state situated in the extreme north western region of the North American continent. It shares an international boundary with Canada, and is bordered by the Arctic Ocean, and the Pacific Ocean. Russia is situated across the Bering Strait from Alaska. As the largest state in the United States by area, Alaska is the least densely populated of all the states. The capital city of Alaska is Juneau, and the largest city is Anchorage.

Business Information

The Alaskan economy is dominated by the oil and gas industry. The state’s main exports are oil and natural gas, and seafood. The seafood is primarily salmon, cod, Pollock, and several varieties of crab. The largest employers in Alaska are Providence Health & Services, Walmart/Sam’s Club, Carrs Safeway Alaska Division, Fred Meyer, ASRC Energy Services, Trident Seafoods, and BP Exploration Alaska. There are many locations throughout the state of Alaska providing serviced offices.

Entertainment And Dining Out

One of the most incredible natural sights in the state of Alaska is Denali National Park. This park is home to Mt. McKinley, North America’s highest mountain peak. The mountain was called Denali by the native Athabascan Indians, and is where the park got its name. This protected wilderness area contains grizzly bears, caribou, moose, wolves, and numerous other animals. It is located 240 miles north of Anchorage and 120 miles south of Fairbanks. Another great wilderness area to explore is Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Besides being a national park it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in the Alaskan Panhandle, the park is popular for its massive glaciers. You can kayak, hike, and explore the area for wildlife. Alaskan food specialties include items such as fireweed honey, spruce tip syrup, and its abundant seafood. With rich fishing grounds offering delicacies that include King and Snow crab, many local restaurants that are situated near the ocean also serve fresh halibut and salmon. The Old Powerhouse is a famous sushi bar that resides on the south coast of Alaska; it is located within an old power station and serves fresh Alaskan fish in a variety of Japanese inspired ways.

Transport Information

The cities of Anchorage and Fairbanks are serviced by most major airlines. Travelling to the smaller cities and villages in this state is often accomplished by air travel. Alaska is connected to the contiguous U.S. through Canada via the Alaska Highway. There is a ferry service from Bellingham, Washington through the Inside Passage to Haines. The Alaska Railroad operates from Seward through Anchorage, Denali, and Fairbanks, to the North Pole, with spurs traveling to Whittier and Palmer. CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/)