Alaska Range


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Alaska Range

A mountain range of south-central Alaska rising to 6,190 m (20,310 ft) at Denali, the highest mountain of North America.

Alaska Range

n
(Placename) a mountain range in S central Alaska. Highest peak: Mount McKinley, 6194 m (20 320 ft)

Alas′ka Range`


n.
a mountain range in S Alaska. Highest peak, Mt. McKinley, 20,320 ft. (6194 m).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Alaska Range - a mountain range in south central AlaskaAlaska Range - a mountain range in south central Alaska; contains Mount McKinley
AK, Alaska, Last Frontier - a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union; "Alaska is the largest state in the United States"
Denali, Mount McKinley, Mt. McKinley, McKinley - a mountain in south central Alaska; the highest peak in North America (20,300 feet high)
North Peak - 19,370 feet high
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Its stores in Alaska range in size from 1,400 to 14,000 square feet.
The largest roost in our study area north of the Alaska Range (>500 individuals) was located at a mine in Sleetmute and observed in summer (Table 2).
The Crow's Nest log cabins are a historic property with breathtaking views of the Alaska Range, connected by a series of natural pathways and wooden wrap-around decks.
But just a few hundred miles north, the Alaska Range - a mountain span that includes Denali - has little snow and open-water conditions.
The students also discussed how the southerly flow over the Alaska Range due to the cyclones in the Gulf of Alaska contributed to the warm weather.
Like a colossal molar on the jaw of the Alaska range, the peak holds a cultural gravitas for the Alaskan Koyukon Athabaskan people, who came to call it Deenaalee or "the high one' and continued to do so even after it was changed to McKinley in 1917.
But because of a lack of snow this year, officials shifted the entire route around the Alaska Range and an area that left many mushers bruised and bloodied last year.
Tenders are invited for Bulk rock analysis of Sr, Nd, Pb, and Hf isotopes of rock samples from the Western Alaska Range Project.
5 million ha of largely black spruce dominated boreal forest, as well as part of the Alaska Range alpine ecosystem.
Located in the Alaska Range in the interior of US state of Alaska, McKinley is the centrepiece of Denali National Park and Preserve and is also the third most prominent mountain after Mount Everest and Aconcagua.
Alaska has already seen a several plane crashes this year, including a June 28 crash that killed a pilot and two passengers on a commercial tour in the Alaska Range.
There are 35 systems in the inventory, 16 of which reside on the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex.

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