National Geographic : 1994 May
natf Wrangell-St. Elias National Par Wrangell-St. Elias National Preserve - Alaska Native Claims Setlment Act Native land 'Alaska Statehood Act State land -- Paved road Unpaved road A District ranger station 0 Settlement with few yeiar-rbound residents Mt. St. Elias cn . ALASKA Valdez 0 (Anchorage Y Yakutat Wrangell-St. Elias June National Park and Preserve Mt. Vancouver 15,700 ft Mt. Alverstne G/ Malaspina S Glacier MILES NGSCARTOGRAPHIC DIVISION Bay W hen half the town parades on the Fourth of July, that leaves about 40 other McCarthy residents plus tourists to cheer them on. A magnet for rugged individualists, McCarthy harbors citi zens who may not mind summer's tourist cash but are getting a little testy about grow ing congestion.