Mt. McKinley<br />Denali National Park<br />
Just give methe facts<br />6,198 Meters<br />20,335 Feet<br />20,320 Feet above sea level<br />Highest Mountain Peak In Am...
What’s A Mountain?<br />Oxford English Dictionary: a mountain is defined as "a natural elevation of the earth surface risi...
How big is a mountain?<br />Height over base of at least 8,202 ft<br />Height over base of 4,921 ft–8,202 ft with a slope ...
Who’s McKinley?<br />President of the USA<br />William McKinley, Jr.<br />1843-1901<br />
More on McKinley	<br />25th President of the United States of America<br />President during Spanish-American Wars 1898<br ...
Rock<br />Granitic Pluton<br />intrusive igneous rock that crystallized from magma slowly cooling below the surface of the...
Where?<br />Denali National Park<br />Alaska<br />USA<br />Earth<br />
Glaciers<br />The Peters Glacier<br />The Muldrow Glacier<br />The Traleika Glacier<br />The Ruth Glacier<br />The Kahiltn...
What’s a Glacier?<br />A large body of ice<br />A glacier flows<br />Snow compacts and turns into ice<br />Glacial ice is ...
Who’s Bigger?<br />Mt. Everest<br />Higher at 29,029 feet<br />Sits on Tibetan Plateau at 17,000 giving the mountain an ac...
How Cold?<br />At 18,700 Feet<br />Low as -75.5 Fahrenheit<br />Windchills low as -118.1 Fahrenheit<br />Sometime in the e...
Say That One More Time…<br />McKinley or Denali?<br />The Koyukon Athabaskan people Dinale or Denali "the high one" or "th...
Who got to the top first?<br />First Attempt – Judge James Wickersham<br />1903 via the Peters Glacier on the North Face<b...
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Mt McKinley

  1. 1. Mt. McKinley<br />Denali National Park<br />
  2. 2. Just give methe facts<br />6,198 Meters<br />20,335 Feet<br />20,320 Feet above sea level<br />Highest Mountain Peak In America<br />In Denali National Park<br />
  3. 3. What’s A Mountain?<br />Oxford English Dictionary: a mountain is defined as "a natural elevation of the earth surface rising more or less abruptly from the surrounding level and attaining an altitude which, relatively to the adjacent elevation, is impressive or notable.”<br />
  4. 4. How big is a mountain?<br />Height over base of at least 8,202 ft<br />Height over base of 4,921 ft–8,202 ft with a slope greater than 2 degrees<br />Height over base of 3,281 ft–4,921 ft with a slope greater than 5 degrees<br />
  5. 5. Who’s McKinley?<br />President of the USA<br />William McKinley, Jr.<br />1843-1901<br />
  6. 6. More on McKinley <br />25th President of the United States of America<br />President during Spanish-American Wars 1898<br />Las Civil War Veteran to be President<br />Assassinated <br />Shot on September 6, 1901<br />Died September 14, 1901<br />
  7. 7. Rock<br />Granitic Pluton<br />intrusive igneous rock that crystallized from magma slowly cooling below the surface of the Earth<br />Sedimentary Rock <br />Above and around the mountain<br />Mostly eroded away over time<br />
  8. 8. Where?<br />Denali National Park<br />Alaska<br />USA<br />Earth<br />
  9. 9. Glaciers<br />The Peters Glacier<br />The Muldrow Glacier<br />The Traleika Glacier<br />The Ruth Glacier<br />The Kahiltna Glacier<br />
  10. 10. What’s a Glacier?<br />A large body of ice<br />A glacier flows<br />Snow compacts and turns into ice<br />Glacial ice is the larges reservoir of fresh water on earth<br />Blue Ice – Created by snow that is packed on top and air bubbles get squeezed out<br />
  11. 11. Who’s Bigger?<br />Mt. Everest<br />Higher at 29,029 feet<br />Sits on Tibetan Plateau at 17,000 giving the mountain an actual vertical rise of 12,000 feet.<br />Mt. McKinley<br />Base is at 2,000 feet elevation<br />Giving the mountain an actual vertical rise of 18,000 feet.<br />
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  13. 13. How Cold?<br />At 18,700 Feet<br />Low as -75.5 Fahrenheit<br />Windchills low as -118.1 Fahrenheit<br />Sometime in the early 1900’s the temperature went below -100 at 15,000 feet.<br />
  14. 14. Say That One More Time…<br />McKinley or Denali?<br />The Koyukon Athabaskan people Dinale or Denali "the high one" or "the great one”. <br />In the late 1890s, a gold prospector named it "McKinley" as political support for then-president William McKinley. <br />"Denali" is correct according to the Alaska state Board, while "McKinley" is correct according to the national Board.<br />
  15. 15. Who got to the top first?<br />First Attempt – Judge James Wickersham<br />1903 via the Peters Glacier on the North Face<br />First Success or not – Dr. Frederick Cook<br />1906 <br />First Real Success – Four People – Tom Lloyd, Peter Anderson, Billy Taylor, and Charles McGonagal<br />1910 but no one really believed them<br />First Ascent of Main Summit – Walter Harper<br />1913<br />

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