Mount McKinley National Park


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Mount McKinley National Park

(məˈkɪnlɪ)
n
(Placename) the former name of Denali National Park and Preserve

De•na′li Na′tional Park′

(dəˈnɑ li)
n.
a national park in S central Alaska, including Mount McKinley. 7370 sq. mi. (19,088 sq. km). Formerly, Mount McKinley National Park.
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In the early spring of 1924, history was made on the sweeping tundra benches of Copper Mountain in then seven-year-old Mount McKinley National Park.
Originally set aside in 1917 as Mount McKinley National Park to protect the region's wildlife from commercial hunting, the 6-million-acre Denali remains a sub-Arctic refuge for 38 species of mammals and 163 species of birds.
It is the highest mountain on the North American Continent, measuring 20,320 feet, and is located in the Denali National Park and Preserve, created from the former Mount McKinley National Park.