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Denali mountain, or Mount McKinley, Alaska

At 6194m, Denali, or Mount McKinley, or simply "The Mountain" is the highest peak in North America, with a higher rise than even Mount everest. Even though the summit of Everest is about 9,000 feet (2,700 m) higher as measured from sea level, its base sits on the Tibetan Plateau at about 17,000 feet (5,200 m), giving it a real vertical rise of little more than 12,000 feet (3,700 m). The base of Mount McKinley is roughly a 2,000-foot plateau, giving it an actual rise of 18,000 feet (5,500 m).....Denali National Park, Alaska..

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At 6194m, Denali, or Mount McKinley, or simply "The Mountain" is the highest peak in North America, with a higher rise than even Mount everest. Even though the summit of Everest is about 9,000 feet (2,700 m) higher as measured from sea level, its base sits on the Tibetan Plateau at about 17,000 feet (5,200 m), giving it a real vertical rise of little more than 12,000 feet (3,700 m). The base of Mount McKinley is roughly a 2,000-foot plateau, giving it an actual rise of 18,000 feet (5,500 m).....Denali National Park, Alaska..