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In the great state of Alaska, From Anchorage to Fairbanks, Avid Auto Glass Glass is your number one choice for your RV glass and Auto Glass needs. With your choice of in-shop and mobile service, Avid Auto Glass offers competitive prices, unbeatable service and the highest quality Auto Glass and RV glass in the industry. We also repair rock cracks or chips in your windshield, make us your first call. We use only OEM quality windshield glass, or Original Equipment Manufactured glass and work directly with all insurance companies. Our expert staff and technicians will process your glass claims in a timely manner. We will quickly and professionally handle your windshield replacements or repairs. We have the best national lifetime warranty, and it’s transferable for the life of your vehicle. Avid Auto Glass uses only the highest quality parts, accessories and adhesive products. We staff the best service technicians in the auto and RV glass industry. We are your number one choice for all of your auto, travel trailer, fifth wheel, and motorhome windshield and side glass replacement needs. Call today for a free quote.

 

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MOBILE RV AD AFUN FACTS ABOUT ALASKA

Vitus Bering, a Dane working for the Russians, and Alexei Chirikov discovered the Alaskan mainland and the Aleutian Islands in 1741. The tremendous land mass of Alaska—equal to one-fifth of the continental U.S.—was unexplored in 1867 when Secretary of State William Seward arranged for its purchase from the Russians for $7,200,000. The transfer of the territory took place on Oct. 18, 1867. Despite a price of about two cents an acre, the purchase was widely ridiculed as “Seward’s Folly.” The first official census (1880) reported a total of 33,426 Alaskans, all but 430 being of aboriginal stock. The Gold Rush of 1898 resulted in a mass influx of more than 30,000 people. Since then, Alaska has contributed billions of dollars’ worth of products to the U.S. economy.

In 1968, a large oil and gas reservoir near Prudhoe Bay on the Arctic Coast was found. The Prudhoe Bay reservoir, with an estimated recoverable 10 billion barrels of oil and 27 trillion cubic feet of gas, is twice as large as any other oil field in North America. The Trans-Alaska pipeline was completed in 1977 at a cost of $7.7 billion. Oil flows through the 800-mile-long pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to the port of Valdez.

Other important industries are fisheries, wood and wood products, furs, and tourism.

Denali National Park and Mendenhall Glacier in North Tongass National Forest are of interest, as is the large totem pole collection at Sitka National Historical Park. The Katmai National Park includes the “Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes,” an area of active volcanoes.

The Alaska Native population includes Eskimos, Indians, and Aleuts. About half of all Alaska Natives are Eskimos. (Eskimo is used for Alaska Natives; Inuit is used for Eskimos living in Canada.) The two main Eskimo groups, Inupiat and Yupik, are distinguished by their language and geography. The former live in the north and northwest parts of Alaska and speak Inupiaq, while the latter live in the south and southwest and speak Yupik.

About a third of Alaska Natives are American Indians. The major tribes are the Alaskan Athabaskan in the central part of the state, and the Tlingit, Tsimshian, and Haida in the southeast.

The Aleuts, native to the Aleutian Islands, Kodiak Island, the lower Alaska and Kenai Peninsulas, and Prince William Sound, are physically and culturally related to the Eskimos. About 15% of Alaska Natives are Aleuts.

On March 24, 1989, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez ran into a reef in the Prince William Sound, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil along 1,500 miles of coastline. The massive clean-up effort lasted more than 3 years.

In the 2008 presidential elections, Alaska’s first female governor, Sarah Palin, was chosen as Republican John McCain’s running mate, becoming the GOP’s first female candidate for vice president. She and McCain were defeated by the Democratic ticket of Barack Obama and Joe Biden.

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We serve all 50 states for all your RV Glass and Auto Glass needs, For a free quote call 720-924-1612 to schedule a Rock Chip repair or a windshield replacement. You can also call 707-624-0774 for a free quote or more information. We work with ALL insurance companies. We are proud to serve you in all 50 states

 

 

 

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