Official New USGS Maps Show McKinley is 83 Feet Shorter Than Earlier Reported (20,237 feet rather than 20,320 feet)
You can see the difference in the maps from the new digital maps with the old raster maps. The new maps have different contours on South Peak which is the highpoint. Download the McKinley map (AK_Mount_McKinley_A-3_SE_20130905_TM_geo_ (which is also available from the National Map) Here’s the link to the USGS Alaska Initiative.
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