ALASKA THE LAST FRONTIER - 1943 Words
THE LAST FRONTIER
By William P. Ancker
(From English Teaching Forum, July 2002)
Describing Alaska requires the use of superlatives: biggest, tallest, longest, most, and even fewest. Here are some of the notable features of the 49th state of the United States:
Alaska has the tallest mountain in the country, Mt. McKinley (also called Denali) at 6,194 meters (20,320 feet). McKinley is not very tall by the standards of the Himalayas, Karakoram, or Andes, but it is the tallest...
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