Denali, officially known as Mount McKinley from 1917 until 2015, is the highest mountain peak in North America. It is about 20,320 feet (6,193.6 m) high. It is in the main part of the Alaska Range. It is also called Denali which means "the high one" in Athabaskan language.
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Denali 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.
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