List of Alaska state symbols

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Location of the state of Alaska in the United States of America

The following is a list of symbols of the U.S. state of Alaska found in the Alaska Statutes.[1]

State Insignia[edit]

Type Symbol Year Image
Flag of Alaska The North Star and the Big Dipper on a field of blue 1927 Alaska flag
Seal The Seal of the state of Alaska 1959 Seal of Alaska
Motto "North to the future" 1967

Flora[edit]

Type Symbol Year Image
Flower Forget-me-not 1917 Forget-me-not
Tree Sitka Spruce 1962 Sitka Spruce

Fauna[edit]

Type Symbol Year Image
Bird Willow ptarmigan 1955 Willow Ptarmigan
Dog Alaskan Malamute 2010 Alaskan Malamute
Fish King salmon 1962 King salmon
Insect Four-spot skimmer dragonfly 1995 Libellulidae
Land mammal Moose 1998 Moose
Marine mammal Bowhead whale 1983 Bowhead whale

Geology[edit]

Type Symbol Year Image
Fossil Woolly Mammoth 1986 Woolly Mammoth
Gem Jade 1968 Jade
Mineral Gold 1968 Gold

Miscellaneous[edit]

Type Symbol Year Image
Song "Alaska's Flag" 1959
Sport Dog Mushing 1972 Dog Mushing
Bolt-action rifle Pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 2014[2] Pre-1964 Winchester Model 70

Related[edit]

Not defined by Alaska statutes:

Type Symbol Year Image
Quarters Alaska State Quarter 2008 Alaska State Quarter

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chapter 09. State Seal, Flag, and Emblems", Alaska Statutes, Title 44. State Government, 2018, retrieved 2019-05-17
  2. ^ "Parnell signs bill designating state gun". Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. July 30, 2014. Retrieved 2019-05-17.

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