• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Geologic Guide to Wrangell-St. Elias

geology guidebook

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A Geologic Guide to Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, Alaska
A Tectonic Collage of Northbound Terranes

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve encompasses near 13.2 million acres of geological wonderments. This geologic guide presents the history of geologic exploration in the park; describes the complex geologic makeup; characterizes the vast college of accretion geologic terranes in this area of Alaska's continental margin; recapitulates the effects of earthquakes, volcanoes, and glaciers; characterizes the copper and gold resources of the parklands; and describes outstanding locales within the park and preserve area.

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Did You Know?

Caribou

Caribou often travel high into the mountains in the summer to rest on patches of remaining snow and ice, where they can escape clouds of biting insects.