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

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

Flora

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

Fauna

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

Geology

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

Miscellaneous

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

Related

Not defined by Alaska statutes:

Type Symbol Year Image
Quarters Alaska State Quarter 2008

See also

References

  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.