• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska


Who Were Wrangell and St. Elias?

Brief History of the Park Area
8,000 years of human history

Wrangell Mountain Residents 1884-1950
Do you know someone who once lived here?

Lt. Henry Allen Expedition
Alaska's Lewis and Clark

Kennecott Kids
Interviews with the children of Kennecott

Ethel LeCount Photo Album
Personal photos taken by a Kennecott Nurse (1937-38)

First Ascent of Mount St. Elias
The Duke of Abruzzi

Upper Tanana Ethnographic Study
Investigation of Athabascan culture prior to western contact

Alaska History and Cultural Studies
Complete Alaska History Course Online

Did You Know?

Copper River Delta

The Copper River, which deposits 75 million tons of sediment annually into its delta and the Gulf of Alaska, has built up a layer of silt 600 feet deep. During summer months, the daily sediment transport can be 750,000 cubic feet, one of the largest river sediment loads known.