Seal of Alaska

Alaska State Seal

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State Seal of Alaska

State seal of Alaska.

Seal of Alaska

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.