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Alaska State Seal

Alaska state seal - click to see all state seals
Alaska's great seal. See All State Seals - National Seal.

The official state seal of Alaska was originally designed in 1910 when Alaska was still a territory and not a state. The symbols on the state seal represent:

Rays above the mountains: the Northern Lights (aurora borealis).

Smelter: mining.

Train: Alaska's rail transportation

Ships: marine transportation

Trees: Alaska's wealth of forests

Farmer, horse, three shocks of wheat: Alaskan agriculture.

Fish and seals on outer circle: importance of seafood and wildlife to Alaska's economy.

Source:
State Symbols: Alaska office of Economic Development
Alaska State Seal: Lieutenant Governor Sean Parnell
Links:
All State Seals - National Seal

    

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Alaska Symbols & Icons:

bird - flower
insect - fish
mammal - dog
marine mammal  
gemstone
mineral - fossil

flag - seal
motto - holidays
language - quarter
name - nickname
song - sport
tree - soil
 

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