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NICKNAMES

“The Last Frontier” acknowledging its rugged landscape, challenging climates, and remote location, Alaska has embraced this frontier image.

“Land of the Midnight Sun” referring to those northern locations where, for part of the summer, the sun never completely dips below the horizon. In Barrow, the sun does not set for 84 days.