a mountain range in S Alaska. Highest peak, Mt. McKinley, 20,300 feet (6190 meters).
The white mountain sheep are particularly abundant in the main Alaska Range, and in the more rugged foothills.
The Book of the National Parks Robert Sterling Yard
It was hard breaking trail through the deep snow on the east side of the Alaska Range, but nice going on this side.
Adventures in Alaska Samuel Hall Young
a mountain range in S central Alaska. Highest peak: Mount McKinley, 6194 m (20 320 ft)
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