*Though not recognized as official state symbols, Minnesota's nickname is The North Star State;Alaska's flag features the Big Dipper (Ursa major) and the North star; and the North star is also found on Maine's state flag as a symbol of leadership. Symbolic star shapes are found on many state seals and flags, and of course on the star-spangled banner.
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