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4 edition of Mt McKinley (B-3) quadrangle, Alaska, 1954: 1:63 360 series found in the catalog.

Mt McKinley (B-3) quadrangle, Alaska, 1954: 1:63 360 series

United States Geological Survey

Mt McKinley (B-3) quadrangle, Alaska, 1954: 1:63 360 series

by United States Geological Survey

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Published by For sale by the Survey .
Written in English


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topographic

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10945523M
ISBN 10060784776X
ISBN 109780607847765
OCLC/WorldCa35736750

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I think this book really shows how much man's best friend can enrich life and how deep their love is/5. North America's highest peak, Alaska's Mount McKinley-also known as Denali-rises majestically to a height of 20, feet. The book recounts the eventful history of the mountain, which since has been the site of some /5(10).

The natives called it Denali, the great one, and accorded the magnificent mountain their respect. Sourdoughs, adventurers and mountaineers knew it as Alaska's Mt. McKinley, highest point on the North American continent and a supreme challenge.

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