25 relations: Accretionary wedge, Ahtna language, Alaska, Chickaloon, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Cretaceous, Denali Highway, George Parks Highway, Glacier, Glenn Highway, Hatcher Pass, Independence Mines, Jurassic, Matanuska Formation, Mount Wrangell, Palmer, Alaska, Penny Royal Glacier, Reed Lakes, Richardson Highway, Snowbird Glacier, Sutton-Alpine, Alaska, Talkeetna, Alaska, Trapper Creek, Alaska, Volcanic arc, Wasilla, Alaska.
An accretionary wedge or accretionary prism forms from sediments accreted onto the non-subducting tectonic plate at a convergent plate boundary.
Ahtna or Ahtena is the Na-Dené language of the Ahtna ethnic group of the Copper River area of Alaska.
Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.
Chickaloon (Nay’dini’aa Na’ in Ahtna Athabascan) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States.
The Chugach Mountains of southern Alaska are the northernmost of the several mountain ranges that make up the Pacific Coast Ranges of the western edge of North America.
The Cretaceous is a geologic period and system that spans 79 million years from the end of the Jurassic Period million years ago (mya) to the beginning of the Paleogene Period mya.
Denali Highway (Alaska Route 8) is a lightly traveled, mostly gravel highway in the U.S. state of Alaska.
The George Parks Highway (numbered Interstate A-4 and signed Alaska Route 3), usually called simply the Parks Highway, runs 323 miles (520 km) from the Glenn Highway 35 miles (56 km) north of Anchorage to Fairbanks in the Alaska Interior.
A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.
The Glenn Highway (part of Alaska Route 1) is a highway in the U.S. state of Alaska, extending from Anchorage near Merrill Field to Glennallen on the Richardson Highway.
Hatcher Pass (3,886 ft or 1,148 m) is a mountain pass through the southwest part of the Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska.
The Independence Mines, now Independence Mine State Historic Park, is the site of a former gold mining operation in the Talkeetna Mountains, across Hatcher Pass from Palmer, Alaska.
The Jurassic (from Jura Mountains) was a geologic period and system that spanned 56 million years from the end of the Triassic Period million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the Cretaceous Period Mya.
The Matanuska Formation consists of more than of sedimentary strata exposed in the northern Chugach Mountains, Matanuska Valley, and southern Talkeetna Mountains of South-Central Alaska.
Mount Wrangell, in Ahtna K’ełt’aeni or K’ełedi when erupting, is a massive shield volcano located in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in southeastern Alaska, United States.
Palmer is a city in and the borough seat of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.
Penny Royal Glacier is a hanging alpine glacier in the Talkeetna Mountains of Alaska.
The Reed Lakes are a set of two alpine lakes in the Talkeetna Mountains of Alaska.
The Richardson Highway is a highway in the U.S. state of Alaska, running 368 miles (562 km) and connecting Valdez to Fairbanks.
Snowbird Glacier is a hanging alpine glacier in the Talkeetna Mountains of Alaska.
Sutton is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.
Talkeetna (Dena'ina: K'dalkitnu) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States.
Trapper Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States.
A volcanic arc is a chain of volcanoes formed above a subducting plate, positioned in an arc shape as seen from above.
Wasilla is a city in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, United States and the sixth-largest city in Alaska.