a highway in NW Canada and Alaska, extending from E British Columbia to Fairbanks: built as a U.S. military supply route 1942. 1523 miles (2452 km) long.
The Pennsylvania meadow mouse is an abundant mammal along the Alaska Highway.
Mammals taken Along the Alaska Highway Rollin H. Baker
a road extending from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Fairbanks, Alaska: built by the US Army (1942). Length: 2452 km (1523 miles) Originally called Alcan Highway
- Alaskan king crab
- Alaska peninsula
a peninsula in SW Alaska. 500 miles (800 km) long. Historical Examples In a few cases the difference is slight, as in kidderi of Alaska Peninsula. The Grizzly Enos A. Mills noun an extension of the mainland of SW Alaska between the Pacific and the Bering Sea, ending in the Aleutian Islands. Length: about 644 […]
- Alaska pollock
- Alaska purchase
purchase of the territory of Alaska by the U.S. from Russia in 1867 for $7,200,000. Compare . the territory itself.