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08 Class Notes LA 1203 Views of the American Landscape Fort Ross or Fort Rossiys , California was build by the Russians in 1812 and was used by the till some time between 1821 and 1836. Alaska: Statehood 1959 49th State - 586,400 Sq. Miles Alaska (Sold to U.S. in 1866 for $7,200,000) Alaska, in area is equal to about one-fifth the continental United States, and it can be divided into four major provinces: the Pacific Mountain system (1,2, 3) 1. the Pacific Border Ranges, 2. The Coastal Trough province, 3. the Alaska Mountains–Aleutian region; 4. Interior Province, 5. Brooks Range, and 6. Arctic Coastal Plain. Pacific Border Range Coastal Trough Province Alaska Mountains-Aleutian Region Interior Province Brooks Range Arctic Coastal Plain _______________________________________________________________________ _________ Seven Wonders of the United States (ASCE - ‘94) –1. Trans-Alaska Pipeline, 2. Golden Gate Bridge, 3. Hoover Dam, 4. Interstate Highway System, 5. Kennedy Space Center, 6. Panama Canal, 7. World Trade Center
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2011 for the course LA 1203 taught by Professor Fryling during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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