17 Undeniable Differences Between The Northern And Southern Parts of Alaska

Alaska runs 1,420 miles from north to south, almost twice as tall as Texas. The climate, customs and culture of the different regions reflect the adaptions to life in the vastly different conditions. The weather is the largest difference, as the northern part of the state is ruled by the icy grip of winter snow, where the southern islands and coastline are ruled by ocean waters. Check out these undeniable differences between arctic northern and rainy southern Alaska.

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For more about northern Alaska, try Take A Journey To The Top Of The World For The Best Chinese Food in Alaska. For more on southern Alaska, check out This Unique Lodge On The Ocean In Alaska Is Every Fisherman’s Dream.

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