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Mount McKinley

Mount McKinley Photo Tour

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Mount McKinley is the tallest mountain in the United States. It is located in Denali National Park in Alaska. At its highest point it is 20,320 feet tall. Mount McKinley is also called Denali. On June 7, 1913, four men climbed to the top of the mountain for the first time. It was a difficult feat because the mountain is covered with snow and the weather is freezing. (3 pages)

Map of Alaska

Where is the tallest mountain in North America?

  • It is in Alaska in Denali National Park.
  • Alaska is north of Canada.
  • Alaska is cold and it has a lot of snow.

 

Mount McKinley

What is the tallest mountain in the United States?

  • The tallest mountain in the United States is Mount McKinley in Alaska.
  • It is also called Denali.
  • It is 20,320 feet (6,194 m) tall.

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