The Alaska panhandle is the coast of the American state of Alaska, just west of the British Columbia province of Canada. In many places, the international border runs along the crest of the Pacific Range of mountains.
Major cities are Juneau and Ketchikan. Other towns are Sitka, Petersburg, Metlakatla, Angoon, Haines, Klukwan, Yakutat. There are many tiny towns, such as Pelican, Tenakee Springs, Craig, Hoonah, and Gustavus.