Teacher's Guide

Alaska Geography Treasure Hunt List

Below are some physical features and places that have played a role in Alaska’s history. On an outline map of the state, write the full name of each place in its proper location. This will help you to recall via a “mental map” during later class discussion.

Mountain Ranges
Alaska Range
Aleutian Range
Brooks Range
Chugach
Coast Mts.
Kuskokwim Mts.
St. Elias Mts.
Talkeetna Mts.
Wrangell Mts.
Denali (Mt. McKinley)
Islands
Aleutians
Alexander Archipelago:(Admiralty, Baranof, Chichagof, Prince of Wales)
Attu
Kodiak
Little Diomede
Nunivak
Pribilof Islands
Prince of Wales
St. Lawrence
St. Matthew
Peninsulas
Alaska
Seward
Kenai
Bodies of Water
Arctic Ocean
Beaufort Sea
Bering Sea
Bering Strait
Bristol Bay
Chukchi Sea
Cook Inlet
Gulf of Alaska
Kotzebue Sound
Lake Iliamna
Norton Sound
Prince William Sound
Shelikof Strait
Rivers
Colville
Copper
Kobuk
Koyukuk
Kuskokwim
Noatak
Stikine
Susitna
Tanana
Yukon
S.E. Waterways
Chatham Strait
Dixon Entrance
Glacier Bay
Lynn Canal
Major Communities
Anchorage
Barrow
Bethel
Cordova
Dillingham
Fairbanks
Fort Yukon
Galena
Haines
Juneau
Ketchikan
Kodiak
Kotzebue
McGrath
Nome
Prudhoe Bay
Seward
Sitka
Skagway
Unalakleet
Unalaska
Valdez

Instructions:

While reading the chapter related to your assigned time period, take notes on historical events, people and organizations that helped to make your region what it is today. Use the information on Alaska's regions from the www.akhistorycourse.org web site (click on sidebar map of Alaska) and any other information available to you in your classroom or library.