Alaska is a state outside the continental United States of America on Earth. The city of Fairbanks, where Major Samantha Carter claimed a UFO crashed near in 1978, is located in this state. In the alternate timeline created by Ba'al, SG-1 were taken to Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska by the Alexandria to be debriefed and meet Major General Henry Landry. Alaska once belonged to Russia. (SG1: "48 Hours", "Prometheus", "Continuum")
The United States purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire on March 30, 1867, for $7.2 million ($121 million adjusted for inflation) at approximately two cents per acre ($4.74/km²).
- Official Alaska state website