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Alaska Range   /əlˈæskə reɪndʒ/   Listen
Alaska Range

A mountain range in south central Alaska; contains Mount McKinley.

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"Alaska Range" Quotes from Famous Books

... St. Elias. In Alaska, at the head of Cook Inlet, it swings a sharp curve to the southwest and becomes Alaska's mountain axis. This sharp curve, for all the world like a monstrous granite hinge connecting the northwesterly and southwesterly limbs of the System, is the gigantic Alaska Range, which is higher and broader than the Sierra Nevada, and of greater relief and extent than the Alps. Near the centre of this range, its climax in position, height, bulk, and majesty, stands Mount McKinley. Its glistening ...
— The Book of the National Parks • Robert Sterling Yard

Words linked to "Alaska Range" :   mountain range, North Peak, chain, mountain chain, Alaska, chain of mountains, Mt. McKinley, range of mountains, Last Frontier, range, McKinley, Denali, Mount McKinley, AK

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