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.