Dewberry, a national professional services firm, has announced that mapping efforts under the Alaska Statewide Digital Mapping Initiative (SDMI) have surpassed the 50 percent mark, with new maps now complete for many of the state’s high-priority areas. Recent achievements include the recording of a revised elevation for Denali (formerly Mount McKinley) in Denali National Park.
This is a good week for the people of Alaska. Just days after Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell announced that Mount McKinley would be renamedto officially carry its Native Alaskan name of Denali, the USGS and partners are announcing the updated height for the mountain’s peak has been set at 20,310 feet. The previous accepted elevation, established using […]
CENTENNIAL, Colo.– CompassData, a leading provider of high-quality global ground control data and aviation geospatial products, announced today that it has embarked on a mission to survey the summit of North America’s highest peak, Mount McKinley (Denali). Weather permitting, this expedition will obtain several hours of GPS survey data from the summit of the mountain.