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Mount McKinley Height Was Incorrect Until Now

Mount McKinley, North America’s tallest mountain peak, has now been proven to be several feet shorter than was originally estimated. In 1952, an advanced form of calculating measurements known as “photogrammetry” calculated the Alaskan peak as having a high point of 20,320 feet; a 2010 calculation by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Statewide Digital Mapping Initiative in Alaska determined …

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