• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Geology

Wrangell-St. Elias is a wonderland of geology. Massive peaks, volcanoes, countless glaciers, and huge rivers set the stage for unsurpassed geologic exploration. This diverse landscape attracts researchers from all over the world to investigate volcanism, glaciation, plate tectonics and quaternary geology.

 
A wonderland of geology
George Herben

Did You Know?

16, 237' Mt. Sanford

Mt. Sanford (16,237’), in the Wrangell Mountains, was named by Lt. Henry T. Allen in 1885 for his great grandfather, Rueben Sanford