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Chugach Mountains


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A range of southern Alaska extending eastward from Cook Inlet to the Canadian border. Mount Marcus Baker, 4,018.7 m (13,176 ft), is the highest elevation.


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  • Brown and black bears can also be found in some city parks and neighborhoods near the Chugach Mountains.

    Alaska officials urge moose respect after recent attacks

  • It approached the snow - and cloud-shrouded Chugach Mountains.

    Alaska plane crash a painful reminder for families of Boggs and Begich

  • Inside, tourists perused a chart on sockeye salmon and maps of the surrounding Chugach Mountains.

    Alaska plane crash a painful reminder for families of Boggs and Begich

  • It was another gorgeous day, and we drove along with the Chugach Mountains on one side of us, and the Alaska Range lurking off a little in the distance, with some fall foliage maybe just the tiniest tinge past its peak.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • At left, Wasilla musher Heather Hardy, 15, is silhouetted against Matanuska Peak and the Chugach Mountains as she runs her team toward the Knik Lake checkpoint during the Junior Iditarod in 2002 near Wasilla.

    Palin's Life and Career

  • The cabin was located in the Chugach Mountains, somewhere between the front and back ranges.

    A Taint in the Blood

  • When the door closed behind her with a solid thud, she had the same reaction she always did: an overwhelming wave of claustrophobia, which was not alleviated by the wall of windows that lined one side of the large room to which she had been admitted and which looked out on a spectacular view of the Chugach Mountains.

    A Taint in the Blood

  • He says he likes "dangerous activities" and prides himself on having skied runs in the Chugach Mountains in Alaska that "no human had ever done."

    The Man of E-steel: Dot-Com Carnegie Forges a Virtual Empire

  • Breakup was late, temperatures still dropping to or below freezing at nights, stubborn ice ruts refusing to melt from the roads, snow clinging obstinately to the Chugach Mountains.

    Fire and Ice

  • The alder and birch and cottonwood were a continuous, rippling golden mass, the sky a bright, deep blue, and the peaks of the Chugach Mountains wore only the faintest layer of termination dust, winter as promise instead of threat.

    Fire and Ice


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