Mount McKinley


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Noun1.Mount McKinley - a mountain in south central AlaskaMount McKinley - a mountain in south central Alaska; the highest peak in North America (20,300 feet high)
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"
Alaska Range - a mountain range in south central Alaska; contains Mount McKinley
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At 46 Mount McKinley Ave., a 3-bedroom, 1.5-bath split-level on .25 acres went for $370,000.
WHERE is Mount McKinley, North America's highest peak?
Whether this is a cruise through the Inside Passage, a drive along the Glenn Highway National Scenic Byway, or a flight around the top of Mount McKinley - Alaska demands that you put on your explorer's hat.
"My eyes are set on Mount McKinley in Alaska in North America, the last of seven highest peaks," Aparna added.
Following President Obama's decision to change the name of North America's largest mountain from Mount McKinley to the locally used "Denali," the president-elect had announced in August that he would reverse the executive order if he was elected.
He previously climbed to the summits of Mount Elbrus, Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount McKinley, and Mount Aconcagua.
One such place was Mount McKinley in Alaska, the tallest mountain in North America.
During his trip to Alaska this week, President Obama ordered his interior secretary to change the official name of Mount McKinley to Denali.
"In changing the name from Mount McKinley to Denali, we intend no disrespect to the legacy of President McKinley," Interior Department officials said.
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Even before he departed, Obama was making waves with a decision to rename Alaska's famed Mount McKinley despite a backlash.
Denali National Park and Preserve is a national park and preserve located in Interior Alaska, centered on Denali (Mount McKinley), the highest mountain in North America.