What is the area of Alaska?

  • 656,424 sq. mi. including 86,051 sq. mi. of water surface : Columbia encyclopedia, 5th ed., 1993.
    • Total area: Land area 570,374 sq. mi.: World almanac, 1995.
  • 591,004 sq. mi. : Compton's encyclopedia, 1993, 1996; New book of knowledge, 1995; World book encyclopedia, 1988, 1992.
  • 587,878 sq. mi. : Milepost, 1996-97; World book encyclopedia, 1995.
  • 586,422 sq. mi. : Cambridge fact finder, 1993.
  • 586,412 sq. mi. : Alaska almanac, 19th ed.; Alaska blue book, 1993-94, 11th ed.; Webster's new geographical dictionary, 1980.
  • 586,400 sq. mi. : Columbia Lippincott gazeteer of the world, 1962; Dictionary of Alaska place names, 1971; Random House dictionary of the English language, 2d. ed., 1987.
  • 570,374 sq mi. : Information please almanac, 1996; World almanac, 1995.
  • 570,373.6 sq. mi. : Alaska almanac, 20th ed.