St. Elias Range


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Noun1.St. Elias Range - a range of mountains between Alaska and the Yukon territorySt. Elias Range - a range of mountains between Alaska and the Yukon territory
Yukon Territory, Yukon - a territory in northwestern Canada; site of the Klondike gold rush in the 1890s
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"
Logan, Mount Logan - a mountain peak in the St. Elias Range in the southwestern Yukon Territory in Canada (19,850 feet high)
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Scientists studied sediment cores taken from an underwater sediment fan in the Gulf of Alaska that comprised material eroded from the adjacent St. Elias range. They also looked at drill cores taken from the Gulf's floor and from the Alaskan continental shelf, which contained millions of years of geologic history in the area.
The book's third section, Flows, brings the reader to the southwestern Yukon, where the coastal St. Elias Range boasts the world's largest Subarctic ice fields, Canada's highest peak, and Kluane National Park.
Giant peaks of the St. Elias Range rise almost straight from the ocean, creating some of the highest relief in the world.