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Geologic Provinces of the United States: Alaska

List of National Parks exhibiting Alaskan Geology

Alaska contains many geologic terraines. Noatak, Cape Krusenstern, Gates of the Arctic and Kobuk Valley all lie in the northern mountain belts and coastal plains. Bering Land Bridge, Yukon-Charley Rivers and a portion of Denali exist within the plains of the center of the state. The majority of Denali, Aniakchak, Katmai, Alagnak, Lake Clark, Kenai Fjords, Wrangell-St. Elias, Glacier Bay, Klondike Gold Rush and Sitka lay within the southern mountinous belts, which borders the Gulf of Alaska and runs out along the peninsula. To see a map of these regions, click here.

clickable province index map NPS Aniakchak NM & PRES NPS Lake Clark NP & PRES NPS Denail NP & PRES NPS Yukon - Charley Rivers N PRES NPS Wrangell - St. Elias NP & PRES NPs Glacier Bay NP & PRES NPS Klondike Gold Rush NHP NPS Sitka NHP NPS Kenai Fjords NP NPS Bering Land Bridge N PRES NPS Cape Krusenstern NM NPS Gates of the Arctic NP & PRES NPS Kobuk Valley NP NPS Noatak N PRES NPS Katmai NP & PRES NPS Alagnak WR

 

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