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Alaska's Denali National Park Holds 70M-Year-Old Dinosaur Footprints
2014-07-10 07:57:51

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Denali National Park covers over six million acres of land in the center of Alaska. One road bisects the park, leading from taiga forests to the highest mountain in North America, Mount McKinley. Today, many species of wildlife roam freely through the park. According to a new study led by the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Denali was once home to large herds of duck-billed dinosaurs called hadrosaurs, as well. A remarkable...

2014-07-08 12:24:47

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A trio of paleontologists have discovered a remarkable new tracksite in Alaska's Denali National Park filled with duck-billed dinosaur footprints - technically referred to as hadrosaurs - that demonstrates the animals not only lived in multi-generational herds but thrived in the ancient high-latitude, polar ecosystem. The paper also provides insight in the herd structure and paleobiology of northern polar dinosaurs in an arctic...

2014-02-20 20:24:27

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denali Advanced Integration today announced it has hired Michael Leeper as Chief Technology Officer ( CTO ) . Denali Advanced Integration is one of the nation's top Solution Providers listed on The Channel Company's CRN Solution Provider 500, Tech 250 and 100 Fast Growth. Mr. Leeper has over 20 years of experience in the field of technology, project management and infrastructure development. Michael Leeper will be based out of the...


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Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
2013-04-18 01:16:09

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve is located in the southwestern portion of Alaska in the United States of America. The park holds 4,030,015 acres of land and water that was once inhabited by Native Americans, with the northern Athabaskans till residing there today. The first explore of European ancestry to visit the area was James Cook, a British Captain who visited the Cook Inlet in 1778. Americans began visiting the area in the 1890’s for trading purposes, by which time the once...

Denali National Park and Preserve
2013-04-18 00:27:31

Denali National Park and Preserve is located in the center of the state of Alaska in the United States. The park holds 4,740,911 acres of land, of which 1,304,242 acres comprise the reserve.  The area was once inhabited by Native Americans including the Athna, Athabaskans, and Tanana peoples, among others. The establishment of the park began in 1907, when Charles Alexander Sheldon visited the area in order to study the Dall sheep and its level of endangerment from human encroachment. In...

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