CATEGORY: Alaska
Shipwrecks from Great Whaling Disaster of 1871 Found Off Alaskan Coast
January 8, 2016

Marine archaeologists recently discovered what they believe are the wrecks of two 19th-century ships that formed part of a fleet sunk off Alaska’s northwestern coast nearly 150 years ago. Read More

The Great Alaska Earthquake, 50 Years Ago
March 27, 2014

Look back at the 9.2-magnitude earthquake, the largest ever recorded in North America, which shook Alaska 50 years ago. Read More

The Sled Dog Relay That Inspired the Iditarod
March 10, 2014

Look back at the 1925 life-or-death mission that inspired the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Read More