Alaska Live Webcams
Alaska Live Webcams broadcast cities, national parks, natural landscapes, rivers, mountains and attractions of the northernmost and largest U.S. state, occupying the northwestern part of the mainland of North America. Most of the live webcams work in rial time, and some of them broadcast an image with sound. The most interesting and popular webcams are located at the top of the list of webcams. The map of webcams displays the exact location of each webcam in Alaska.
Short information about Alaska
Alaska is the largest and northernmost state in the United States of America. It is located in the extreme northwest of North America and borders Canada to the east and Russia to the west across the maritime border in the Bering Strait. To the south, the state is bounded by the waters of the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Alaska. The eastern border of the state is shared with the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Yukon. Alaska covers an area of 1,717,854 km², and the state has a population of about 733,000 people.
Alaska’s vast and unspoiled landscapes, including mountains, glaciers, fjords and tundra, make it a unique and incredibly beautiful part of the United States. Alaska is known for its high mountain peaks, including Mount Denali (formerly Mount McKinley) at 6,190 meters, which is the highest mountain in North America. In total, Alaska is home to 61 mountain peaks over 3,000 meters high.
Alaska is well known for its rich and diverse wildlife. The state is home to many species of animals and birds, including bears, grizzlies, moose, white-headed eagles willow ptarmigan and others. Marine life abounds in the waters of the Pacific Ocean, with orcas, humpback whales, calans and numerous species of salmon.
The city of Juneau is the capital of the state of Alaska. It is located in the middle of the taiga on the shores of Gastineau Strait, at the foot of the eponymous Mount Juneau in the southeastern part of the state. Highlights of Juneau include the Mendenhall Glacier and the Tongass National Forest.
Anchorage is Alaska’s largest city and the state’s economic and cultural center. Here you can visit the Anchorage Museum and learn a lot about Alaska’s history, culture and arts.
The city of Fairbanks is known for its northern lights and hot springs. The city attracts northern lights watching enthusiasts from all over the world. Here you can visit the University of Alaska Museum of the North or take a tour of the Arctic Circle.
Climate in Alaska
Alaska’s climate is quite varied due to the state’s vast territory and geographical features. Most of Alaska is located in the zone of subarctic continental climate, characterized by cold harsh winters. A mild temperate climate prevails on the Pacific coast of the state. The northern part of Alaska is located in the polar belt zone, where a harsh Arctic climate prevails.
Tourism in Alaska
Every year the interest in Alaska as a tourist destination is steadily growing. Tourists are attracted by the unique and untouched landscapes, rich wildlife, and great opportunities for outdoor activities including fishing, boating, hiking, wildlife watching, and glacier tours. Some of Alaska’s most popular attractions include Denali National Park, the vibrant city of Anchorage, and Kenai Fjords National Park.