Fairbanks, AK

Fairbanks, the Winter Wonderland!

The largest city in the Interior region is the most populous city (after Anchorage) of Alaska. The metropolitan area is located 196 miles south of the Arctic Circle. North of Fairbanks is a chain of hills that rises gradually that rises gradually until it reaches the white Mountains and the Yukon River. To the south of the river is the Tanana River. South of the river is the Tanana Flats, an area of marsh and bog that stretches for more than 100 miles (160km) until it rises into the Alaska Range, which is visible from Fairbanks on clear days. To the east and the west are low valleys separated by ridges of hills up to 3000 feet (910 m) above sea level.

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