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There isn't enough room on most small maps to place the entire state of Alaska on the map. They put a tiny, unrealistic sized picture of Alaska in the bottom left, near Hawaii because it will fit nicely there. Alaska doesn't fit very well on a Map of the U.S. also because it is so much farther north than the the other states.

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Q: Why on a map Texas is larger then Alaska but Alaska is the largest stat in America?
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