Denali NP Alaska

Alaska Denali National Park Mt McKinley 554

In late 1890s, a gold prospector named it "McKinley"  for then-president William McKinley. The Alaska Bd. Of Geographic Names changed it to Denali. Thus "Denali" is correct according to the Alaska State Bd., but "McKinley" is correct according to the National Bd.

In late 1890s, a gold prospector named it “McKinley” for then-president William McKinley. The Alaska Bd. Of Geographic Names changed it to Denali. Thus “Denali” is correct according to the Alaska State Bd., but “McKinley” is correct according to the National Bd.

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