Having lived in New Mexico, this comes as no surprise. There's a reason that the license plates there say "New Mexico USA."
JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska's governor wanted to find out what the rest of the nation thinks about their neighbor to the north, so he commissioned a sort of pop quiz.Link
The results of the poll show that Americans love Alaska, but they don't know a whole lot about it.
More than half the nation thinks that most of Alaska is covered in ice and snow year-round. For the record: Just 5 percent of Alaska is covered by glaciers, ice and snow all year.
Another result found that one of every eight Americans believes the Last Frontier is a separate country or else doesn't know that it's a state.