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An exploration to Mount McKinley, America"s highest mountain

An exploration to Mount McKinley, America"s highest mountain

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Published by Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McKinley, Mount (Alaska)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alfred H. Brooks.
    SeriesAnnual report (Smithsonian Institution), Library of American civilization -- LAC 40087.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 407-425, [9] p. of plates.
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13556299M
    OCLC/WorldCa17925048

    In , when no mountain taller than 8,m had ever been climbed, Herzog led an expedition to the summit of Annapurna. His book is considered a classic of mountaineering literature and one of the best mountaineering books ever written.   Everest owes its popularity to the impressive title of 'highest mountain in the world', but in reality, it isn't - not according to science.. Yup, the world's highest mountain is actually Chimborazo - a stratovolcano in Ecuador that's part of the Andes mountain range - because it's the furthest point from Earth's centre and, therefore, the highest in terms of distance.

    Mount McKinley (also known as Denali, its Indian name) - is the highest peak in North America (20, feet) and has for more than years been one of the world's great mountaineering challenges. This is the story of its conquest and of the repeated failures to reach its summit/5. JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS specializes in books relating to mountaineering, mountains, polar exploration, skiing, central asia, related prints and works of art. We maintain a large inventory of several thousand titles, from very rare to reading copies. The following pages give examples of the type of items we stock. Much may already be sold.

      The mountain top can be seen from Anchorage or Fairbanks on clear days. For those driving to the park, there are plenty of opportunities to see Mount McKinley at . It's the highest mountain in the Americas at 6, m (22, ft). It is located in the Andes mountain range, in the province of Mendoza, Argentina, and lies kilometres (70 mi) west by north of its capital, the city of Mendoza.


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The first map to show the mountain is from the pen of Baron Ferdinand P. van Wrangell, an admiral of the Russian navy, and governor of the Russian American Company, when Alaska was under the ownership of Russia.

His map points out the location of what is now known as Mount McKinley (Tenada on his map) and Mount Foraker (Tschigmit). None of the mountains mentioned. The highest elevation in the United States of America is at the peak of Denali, formerly known as Mount McKinley, at 20, feet (6, m) above sea level.

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Reach feet (6, meters) above sea level in south-central Alaska, Mount McKinley is North America's tallest mountain and the third Author: Laura Poppick. The highest mountain in the U.S., designated Mount McKinley in the late s, regained its original Athabascan Indian name in Now called Denali, the mountain in Alaska is a two-hour drive from the nearest major airport in Fairbanks, but visitors are rewarded with pristine wilderness.