Seal of Alaska

Alaska State Seal


Alaska state seal

Alaska state seal; the official seal of Alaska contains symbols of the industry, agriculture, transportation, and wildlife of the state.  Photo by U.S. Government rendition/Wikipedia (Public Domain Image).

Official State Seal of Alaska

The official state seal of Alaska was originally designed in 1910 when Alaska was still a territory and not a state. All State Seals

Symbols on Alaska's Seal

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

The smelter symbolizes mining.

The train represents Alaska's rail transportation.

Ships are symbols of marine transportation.

Trees represent Alaska's wealth of forests.

The farmer, horse, and three shocks of wheat are symbols of Alaskan agriculture.

The fish and seals on the outer circle represent the importance of seafood and wildlife to Alaska's economy.