It has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. The following pages explore some of the many natural and cultural resources which make Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve unique.
Did You Know?
The Copper River, which deposits 75 million tons of sediment annually into its delta and the Gulf of Alaska, has built up a layer of silt 600 feet deep. During summer months, the daily sediment transport can be 750,000 cubic feet, one of the largest river sediment loads known.