At Over 400 Million-Years-Old, Some Of The Oldest Foothills In The World Are Found In Alaska

Alaska’s geography is absolutely stunning. The entire state represents hundreds of different ecological regions, and the arctic foothills in the northernmost part of the state is one of them. At over 400 million-years-old, these beautiful areas of rolling tundra are mesmerizing, and is one of the most geologically complex areas in the state.

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Did you know the arctic foothills were so old? What do you think about that? Have you ever visited the area? Let us know in the comments below!

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