Alaska turned an organized incorporated United States territory in 1912

Anchorage is in Southcentral Alaska, at the terminus of the Cook Inlet, on a peninsula formed by the Knik Arm to the north and the Turnagain Arm to the south. The city limitations span one,961.one sq. miles (5,079.2 km2), encompassing the urban main, a joint army foundation, several outlying communities and virtually all of Chugach Condition Park. Owing to its spot, virtually equidistant from New ...