What is the Highest Mountain in North America?

Mount McKinley, highest mountain in North America

Mount McKinley

What is the highest mountain in North America? The highest mountain in North America  is Mount McKinley. It measure up to 20,340 ft ( 6,194 meters ). This mountain began risings because of tectonic activity. This mountain started forming about 60 million years ago. The Athabaskan Indians native's of Alaska called it Denali. The meaning " The high one" or " The great one" The name of the mountain comes from president William McKinley. Who was the 25th president of the United States. The north peak of mount McKinley was the first to be climbed in 1910. Later on the south peak was climbed in 1913.          

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