One Man's Alaska

What can you see from 70 miles away?

September 13, 2010

Here's a question for you: What can you see from 70 miles away? Go take a look out your window ... can you see a tall building?

In Talkeetna, Alaska, on a clear day, you can see the Denali mountain range, which is at least 70 miles away, and it looks a little something like this:

Denali, as seen from Talkeetna, Alaska, September 12, 2010

In the places I've spent a lot of time in, Denali is as far away from me in Talkeetna as these other places:

Denali looks so large when seen from Talkeetna, this thought of how large Denali really is -- four miles tall -- it just blows me away.

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