In 1896, the mountain was named for William McKinley, the republican nominee for president, by a gold prospector, William Dickey.
It was named after William McKinley who was the 25th president of the United States of America.
Mt. Mckinley was named for President McKinley.
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Mount McKinley was named for president McKinley. Mt. Washington for George Washington. There are probably others.
Denali, formerly officially named Mt. McKinley, is located in Alaska.
It is named for US President William McKinley.
Yes, it was, although there was quite an argument about it that continues to this day. No one in the state of Alaska calls it "Mt. McKinley", they call it by it's Native American name, "Denali".
William McKinley had a parrot named Washington Post that could whistle yankee doodle.
William Mckinley, and by the way, did you know the mountain is 2320 feet tall?
President William McKinley was married to Ida Saxon. They were married in 1871 and had two daughters named Katharine and Ida. William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States from 1897 to 1901.
William dickey was digging for gold in the sands of the Susitna river and he wrote, after his return to the lower states, an account in the New York Sun “We named our great peak Mount McKinley, after William McKinley of Ohio, who had been nominated for the Presidency”. =D
the tectonic plates underneath Mt McKinley keep moving which causes Mt McKinley to grow about an inch a year.
Mt. McKinley in Alaska was named after then president William McKinley. It is the tallest mountain in North America. Mount Washington is the highest peak in the Northeastern US. Mount Wilson is the site of a famous observatory.
Mt. McKinley is in Alaska
what are characteristics of Mt Mckinley?
Mt. Mckinley is located in the state of Alaska.
Mt. McKinley has never erupted, as it is not a volcano.
William McKinley did have two children. He had a girl named Katherine and a girl named Ida. Ida died shortly after she was born in 1873 and his older daughter Katherine died in 1875 when she was just 4 years old.
Mt. Mckinley is larger. It is in the interior region of Alaska and is northwest of Anchorage.
Mt. Borah was named after William E. Borah.
Mt. Mckinley, AKA Denali is 6194M or 20320 feet.