Mount McKinley

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Mount McKinley (Denali) in Alaska (USA).

Mount McKinley or Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America. It is about 20,320 feet (6,193.6 m) high[1]. It is in the main part of the Alaska Range. It is also called Denali which means "the high one" in Athabaskan language.

Location[change | edit source]

Mount McKinley is in the middle of the Alaska Range. It is about 130 miles (209 km) north-northwest of Anchorage and 155 miles (249 km) southwest of Fairbanks. The summit is about 35 miles (56 km) from the nearest major road, the George Parks Highway.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Elevations and Distances in the United States Retrived on July 25, 2007