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Circular of general information regarding Mount McKinley National Park, Alaska

Circular of general information regarding Mount McKinley National Park, Alaska

season from June 10 to September 15, 1931

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Denali National Park and Preserve (Alaska)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMount McKinley National Park, Alaska
    StatementUnited States Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23047618M

    Traveling daily from May through September between Anchorage, Talkeetna, Denali National Park and Fairbanks, Princess Tours' Ultra Dome rail cars are the most luxurious of their kind. Princess also offers Direct to the Wilderness rail service between the cruise terminal in Whittier and Princess Denali-area wilderness lodges. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mountaineering: Mount McKinley National Park, Alaska (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication.

    Mount McKinley and the Alaska Range - stock photo. Taken in Denali National Park, Alaska. {{purchaseLicenseLabel}} {{restrictedAssetLabel}} {{buyOptionLabel(option)}} You have view only access under this Premium Access agreement. Book or magazine covers, commercial, promotional, advertorial, endorsement, advertising, or merchandising. Denali National Park and Preserve (Park Map) (K) (PDF Format) Denali National Park and Preserve - Mount McKinley (Shaded Relief Map) , U.S.G.S. (K) Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve in Brooks Range (Park Map) (K) (PDF Format).

    While Congress encouraged travel to Alaska with the Alaska Railway Act of , conservationists sought to limit human impact on the wilderness. They lobbied Congress to protect Mount McKinley’s wildlife from hunters. Senator Key Pittman of Nevada, chairman of the Committee on Territories, introduced a bill to establish Mount McKinley National Park, held hearings on it, and urged its passage. Today the Denali National Park is a popular tourist destination in Alaska. Most come to see the great wildlife like grizzly bears, wolves and the large alaskan moose, just to name a few. Only a few of the people visiting Denali National Park each year see the big mountain, the Denali (Mount McKinley).


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Circular of general information regarding Mount McKinley National Park, Alaska Download PDF EPUB FB2

Circular of General Information Regarding MOUNT McKINLEY NATIONAL PARK, ALASKA Published by United States Department of the Interior - National Park. Buy Circular of General Information regarding Mount McKinley National Park, Alaska by UNITED STATES OF AMERICA National Park Service (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : UNITED STATES OF AMERICA National Park Service. HOW TO REACH THE PARK. The entrance to Mount McKinley National Park is at McKinley Park Station, a point on the Alaska Railroad, miles from Seward, the seaport terminus, and miles from Fairbanks, the metropolis of interior Alaska.

Five trains a week arrive from these cities. Denali (/ d ɪ ˈ n ɑː l i /) (also known as Mount McKinley, its former official name) is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20, feet (6, m) above sea a topographic prominence of 20, feet (6, m) and a topographic isolation of 4, miles (7, km), Denali is the third most prominent and third most isolated peak on Earth, after Mount Location: Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, U.S.

More than a mountain. Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,' Denali.

Denali’s official elevation figure of 20, feet (6, metres), established by the United States Geological Survey in Septemberwas the product of a thorough remeasurement of the mountain’s height conducted earlier that year using state-of-the-art equipment. The new value superseded the long-standing figure of 20, feet Circular of general information regarding Mount McKinley National Park, metres) that had been the official elevation since.

When Mount McKinley National Park was created inits boundaries did not include Mt. McKinley, the park namesake. The park’s name changed to Denali National Park in and its borders were expanded to its current 6 million acres (nearly tripling in size).

Circular of general information regarding Mount McKinley National Park of General Information GENERAL INFORMATION. For information regarding trips to and through the Hawaiian Islands it is suggested that prospective visitors get in touch with the Hawaii Tourist Bureau, with offices in Honolulu, Hawaii, and Market Street, San Francisco, Calif.

Mount McKinley National Park, Alaska. Mount. The office of Acadia National Park is situated at Bar Harbor, Maine, on the corner of Main Street and Park Road, opposite the athletic field. It is open daily except Sundays from 9 a. to 5 p. during the summer season (from June 15 to Oct. 15), at other seasons until 4 o'clock.

Said to be the park with all of the best parts of Alaska rolled into one, this 4, acre National Park offers various environments for backpacking, fishing, hiking, photography, to name a few.

At 42 miles long and meters deep, Lake Clark itself is the sixth-largest in Alaska. Denali National Park and Preserve is an American national park and preserve located in Interior Alaska, centered on Denali, the highest mountain in North park and contiguous preserve encompass 6, acres (9, sq mi; 24, km 2) which is larger than the state of New Hampshire.

On December 2,2,acre (3, sq mi; 8, km 2) Denali Wilderness was established. Denali National Park, Alaska Contributor Names Highsmith, Carol M.,photographer (general information about service in the reading room is available at: Mount McKinley in Alaska's Denali National Park 1 photograph: digital, TIFF file, color.

Mt McKinley Alaska. View from Denali National Park Mt. McKinley. Alaska Mt. McKinley, Alaska on a clear day. View of Mt. McKinley, Denali National Park, Alaska on a clear day in June Mt McKinley Alaska. View of Mt McKinley in Denali National Park during summer Denali Mountain Range Mt McKinley Alaska North America.

The last suunlight hits the tip top of The Denali Range and Mt McKinley. UA Museum of the North - The top of Denali, as well as the Alaska Range, can be seen from the huge lobby window most mornings. George Parks Highway. The Drive From Anchorage to Fairbanks, commonly referred to as the Parks Highway, is not to be confused with the “Park Road” that cuts through Denali National Park.

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This book does have a considerable amount of information about the park and the surrounding area. It contains information regarding a brief history of the park, the bus and shuttle system in the park as well as basic information on getting to the park (train schedule, driving from Anchorage and Fairbanks, etc), weather (average temps, rainfall and snowfall by month), wildlife, and Reviews: - Mount McKinley or Denali ("The Great One") in Alaska is the highest mountain peak in North America, at a height of approximat feet (6, m) above sea level.

It is the centerpiece of Denali National Park. Alaska national parks list. National Park Denali National Park is located in southcentral Alaska. Denali Park’s headquarters is located along Alaska Route 3, the George Parks Highway, approximately miles north of Anchorage, Alaska and miles south of Fairbanks, Alaska and 12 miles south of Healy, Alaska.

Although most viewpoints along the Park Road can only be accessed by private tour buses or park shuttle buses, you can drive to this viewpoint (the first 15 miles are open to private vehicles). The dense spruce forest opens up here, giving you the first view of Denali, as it is called in the native Athabaskan language (formerly Mt.

McKinley). On a clear day you can see Denali, once known as Mount McKinley, from Anchorage. North America's tallest mountain is located in Denali National Park, a four to five hour drive from Anchorage or an eight hour train ride.

But if getting a good view of the mountain. Denali Park is located at (, It is in the valley of the Nenana River along the eastern edge of Denali National Park and park's main visitor center is located along the main road into the park, just to the west of the CDP's limits.

Mount McKinley National Park was created on Februand efforts to rename it continued for years. Inalong with legislation to expand the park, it was renamed to Denali National Park and Preserve, but the mountain remained Mount McKinley.

The park in which the mountain resides was established as Mount McKinley National Park on Feb. 26, The state of Alaska officially changed the .