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America"s top 10 mountains.

by Jenny E. Tesar

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Published by Blackbirch Press in Woodbridge, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mountains -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Mountains.

    • About the Edition

      Discusses ten of America"s most unique mountains: Grand Teton, Magazine Mountain, Mauna Kea, Mount Elbert, Mount McKinley, Mount Mitchell, Mount Rainier, Mount Saint Elias, Mount Washington, and Mount Whitney.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 23) and index.

      Other titlesAmerica"s top ten mountains, Mountains
      SeriesAmerica"s top 10
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB525 .T47 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. :
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL658437M
      ISBN 101567111963
      LC Control Number97003638
      OCLC/WorldCa36352466

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      Pictured: Denali, the highest mountain in North America. Height: 6, metres Location: Alaska (United States). Widely known as Mount McKinley after a gold prospector named it so in as a way of showing support for the then presidential candidate William McKinley, the name went against the original title of the mountain – Denali – given to it by the native Koyukon people.   A glorious mountain pad is perfect for the winter—skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing or snowmobiling—and also ideal for outdoor pursuits during warmer seasons – hiking, biking or off-roading. If you’re craving more cabin fever, check out “10 Ridiculous Mountain Pads in the French Alps” and book your adventurous vacation today!


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