McKinley Mount


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McKinley Mount

 

a mountain in the Alaska Range, it is the highest peak in North America. Elevation, 6,193 m. Mount McKinley is composed of granites. At the foot there is coniferous forest, and above 1,300-1,500 m there are snowfields and glaciers, which are especially large on the southern slope.

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