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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Mount Sanford
Mount Sanford is a shield volcano which lies in eastern Alaska near the Copper River and is one of the tallest volcanoes in North America.
It is mainly composed of andesite, and is an ancient peak, being mostly of Pleistocene age, although some of the upper parts of the mountain may be of Holocene age.
The south face of the volcano, at the head of the Sanford Glacier, rises 8,000 ft in one mile (2,400 m in 1,600 m) resulting in one of the steepest gradients in North America.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mount-Sanford   (830 words)

  
 INTRODUCTION
Mount Sanford is a poorly-known, dissected shield volcano and the highest volcano in the Wrangell volcanic field.
Given the clear weather conditions at the time, the transience of the plume, and the history of large gravity slides at Mount Sanford, it was concluded that the observation was probably related to a large avalanche.
Ash eruption from the intracaldera cinder cone at Mount Veniaminof volcano.
geopubs.wr.usgs.gov /open-file/of95-271/body.html   (3797 words)

  
 Alaska 3: Richardson Highway: Valdez to Fairbanks
The conspicuous high glaciated conical summit to the southwest is Mount Sanford, the fifth highest mountain in the United States with an elevation of 16,237', a strato-volcano (or composite cone).
Mount Wrangell is the more distant, rounded and glacial covered dome southeast of Mount Sanford, with its summit of 14,163', the largest andesite shield volcano in North America; the park's only active volcano, occasional steam plumes.
North of Mount Sanford and nearer to the road is the jagged prominence of Capital Mountain 7,731', an eroded shield volcano, like Tanada Peak 9,240' (the jagged dark colored ridge north and east of Mt. Wrangell), formed between one and two million years ago and eroded only during the last million years.
www.photoseek.com /Alaska3.html   (1146 words)

  
 Alaska Peaks with 5,000 or more feet of Prominence
The indicated prominence of Mount Fairweather is based upon a minimum key saddle elevation of 2,312 feet and a maximum of 2,400 feet since at least one saddle must be no higher than the latter.
The Mount Hubbard key saddle is 2,080-2,120 m (6,824-6,955 ft) in Canada at (60 39 57 N, 139 18 24 W) on a saddle walk north to both Mount Lucania and Mount Vancouver as potential prominence parents.
Thereby the prominence parent of Mount Wrangell is ambiguous as either Mount Blackburn or Mount Sanford.
www.cohp.org /prominence/lists/ak_5000P.html   (2442 words)

  
 Canadian Mountain Holidays | Heli-Mountaineering - Adamants
The Adamants are part of Selkirks, which are part of the Columbia Range, which is a familial range of the Canadian Rockies, which are part of the great arc of ranges that begins in the Antarctic and ends in Alaska (or vice versa, depending on your point of view).
This beautifully rugged region is crowned by 11, 553-foot Mount Sir Sanford, a peak of Denali-like majesty, named for Sir Sanford Fleming, a pioneering official of "Canada's National Dream," the transcontinental railroad.
The redoubtable Sir Sanford designed the "Three-Penny Beaver," Canada's first adhesive postage stamp in 1851, and also devised the system of set time zones, which was adopted in 1884, and which predates Adamant Lodge by 106 years.
www.cmhski.com /areas/adamants_mountaineering   (357 words)

  
 Mount Holyoke College :: David W. Sanford
David Sanford credits a variety of influences with igniting his musicianship.
Charles Mingus inspired me to be a composer later on." Sanford was also influenced by rhythm and blues/funk groups like Parliament, the Isley Brothers, and Sly and the Family Stone and, later, by orchestral and more mainstream popular music.
One of the referees for his work wrote: "David Sanford is the real thing, a composer in the American tradition of brash, open-eared exploration: no material is too exalted or too debased for him to transform into his living art."
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/misc/profile/dwsanford.shtml   (397 words)

  
 Alaska’s 16,237-foot Mount Sanford
Nearing Sanford’s summit we paused to photograph and indelible sight.
Sanford anchors the west end of the Wrangell Mountains in Alaska.
Sanford is the sixth highest peak in the United States and the thirteenth highest peak in North America.
www.climb.mountains.com /Photo_Gallery_files/NA_Collection_files/Sanford.htm   (166 words)

  
 National Geographic Adventure: Rocky Mountain Biking Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In the Wrangells of southeast Alaska, Mount Sanford’s volcanic cone rises 16,237 feet [4,949 meters]—presenting a serious challenge for experienced climbers primed to bag their next big peak.
Sanford should be attempted only by those who have climbed at least a 16,000-foot [4,877-meter] mountain without guides; made a 5- to 14-day winter expedition; and taken recent crevasse-rescue courses.
A cordalette (a 15-foot [4.6-meter] section of seven-millimeter rope) is handy for rigging sleds and to assist with ascending crevasses.
www.nationalgeographic.com /pathtoadventure/expeditions/alaska   (748 words)

  
 WilmSan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The original CF & YV route ran all the way from Wilmington, NC to Mount Airy, NC, with a branch from Fayettville to Bennettsville, SC.
In 1899, Southern bought the portion from Sanford to Mount Airy and organized the
The Atlantic Cost Line took over the remainder of the line from Sanford to Wilmington and the Fayetteville to Bennettsville, SC line.
abandonedrailroads.homestead.com /WilmSan.html   (734 words)

  
 Sanford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The City of Sanford is the Lee County Seat.
The Sanford Business College and other buildings in the brick capital of North Carolina located near the tracks.
Clearly, the people of Sanford are aware and proud of their railroad history.
southern-railway.railfan.net /ay/towns/cf130.1_sanford/sanford.htm   (927 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Rangers climb to rescue injured climber stranded on Mount Rainier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
SEATTLE (AP) — Five climbing rangers headed up Mount Rainier on Sunday, racing to save an injured climber stranded with his companion on a steep slope near the summit.
Two other rescue climbers who started their ascent Saturday were delayed by whiteout conditions but were expected to reach the stranded men by midafternoon, said Lee Taylor, a spokeswoman for Mount Rainier National Park.
Mount Rainier, about 60 miles southeast of Seattle in the Cascade range, is a popular destination for hikers and mountaineers.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2004-05-16-climb-mtrainier_x.htm   (608 words)

  
 Sanford Robinson Gifford Online
Sanford Robinson Gifford at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Sanford Robinson Gifford in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database
Sanford Robinson Gifford at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. Sanford Robinson Gifford at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C. Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
www.artcyclopedia.com /artists/gifford_sanford_robinson.html   (447 words)

  
 Girl's Ice Hockey - Driving Directions
Continue on E Sanford (to the 1st light past strip of stores on left) at S Columbus Ave and make a left.
Turn left (West) onto E Sanford Blvd. Continue on E Sanford (past the CVS Pharmacy) to the light at S Columbus Ave and make a left.
Continue on E Sanford (past the CVS Pharmacy) to the light at S Columbus Ave and make a left.
www.axs2000.net /phantomsgirls/Directions/NY_MountVernon.html   (1765 words)

  
 Mount Sanford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cells: Logan 4000 / Blackburn 3000 / Sanford 2000 / Sanford 1000 / Sanford 500
Mount Sanford is a huge massif located in Alaska's Wrangell Mountains.
A broad icefield covers the summit and the mountain has a wicked south face.
www.bivouac.com /MtnPg.asp?MtnId=7661   (64 words)

  
 Global Volcanism Program | Sanford | Summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Massive dissected Mount Sanford shield volcano is one of the highest Quaternary volcanoes in the United States.
The 4949-m-high, glacier-covered andesitic volcano towers above the Copper River and has a broad, bulbous top that is surrounded by massive, glacially excavated cirques, most prominent on the SW and SE sides of the summit.
Basaltic lava flows that were erupted from a NE-flank rift zone about 320,000 years ago mark the latest radiometrically dated activity from Mount Sanford.
www.volcano.si.edu /world/volcano.cfm?vnum=1105-01-   (182 words)

  
 Alaska Region Internet Page
He indicated he would be off the mountain by Friday, May 7.
The weather is expected to decline by Friday afternoon.
Rescuers have a description of the clothing Harper is wearing, and his automobile was inspected to gather clues as to what equipment he likely has with him.
www.nps.gov /akso/Press/2004/mtsanford1.htm   (441 words)

  
 Sanford - Activity
Description: An Associated Press story carried by both the LA Times and the New York times reported that a huge rockslide on Mt. Sanford on April 11, 1981, had been previously mistaken for a volcanic eruption.
The text of the story (Associated Press, 1981) is as follows: "A huge landslide on Mount Sanford was mistaken for a volcanic eruption by nearby residents and airline pilots passing overhead yesterday, a University of Alaska scientist says.
The slide on the mountain's sheer south face exposed layers of old, loose ashFine fragments (less than 2 millimeters across) of lava or rock formed in an explosive volcanic eruption.
www.avo.alaska.edu /volcanoes/activity.php?eruptionid=516   (156 words)

  
 Fire and Ice Photography- Wrangell Writings
In fact, nine of the 16 highest peaks in the United States are contained within the borders of the park, topped off by Mount St. Elias at an awesome 18,008 feet.
Dropping down into Glennallen, views to the east were dominated by the towering ice-covered volcanoes of Mount Sanford, Mount Drum, Mount Wrangell and Mount Blackburn, letting us know that we had reached the park border.
While this part of the drive was easy, reaching the interior of the park was quite another matter.
www.fireandicephoto.com /articles/wrangell/wrangell1.html   (439 words)

  
 SummitPost - Mount Drum -- Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering
Located at the western fringe of the Wrangell mountains.
This volcanic peak is one of the dominant peaks seen from the Glenallen area, the others being Mt. Sanford and Mt. Wrangell.
First climbed in 1954 via the N. Ridge by Heinrich Harrer, Keith Hart and George Schaller.
www.summitpost.org /mountain/rock/150809/mount-drum.html   (346 words)

  
 Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce
At Sanford, take S.R. 46 west into Mount Dora.
Turn north (left) on U.S. 441 and follow in to Mount Dora, approximately 12 miles.
The mountdora.com website is sponsored by the Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce.
www.mountdora.com /maps.php   (242 words)

  
 Panoramas
Mount Diablo, near San Francisco, California North South.
It is stated in Guinness World Records 2006, under "longest lines of sight", that "Mount McKinley can be seen from Mount Sanford, a direct distance 370km (230 miles)".
The two mountains are intervisible, and this line of sight, which has been photographed and can be seen here, may be the longest that has ever been seen and recognised, but there are longer lines of sight which certainly could be seen by anyone knowing exactly where to look for them.
www.viewfinderpanoramas.org /panoramas.html   (1841 words)

  
 Sanford - Introduction
Shield volcanoA vent in the surface of the Earth through which magma and associated gases and ash erupt; also, the form or structure (usually conical) that is produced by the ejected material.
From Wood and Kienle (1990): "Mount Sanford, a very large dissected shield with an impressive bulbous top, is the highest volcano in the Wrangell volcanic field.
The principal “window” through the ice cap is the great amphitheater at the head of the Sanford Glacier which rises more than 2,400 m in less than 1,500 m.
www.avo.alaska.edu /volcanoes/volcinfo.php?volcname=Sanford   (154 words)

  
 Glennallen
Their last names were combined to form the name Glennallen, a town of about 1,000 people.
Allen was a descendant of Reuben Sanford, and named the highest of the three major volcanoes in the extreme western Wrangell Mountains, Mount Sanford, after his ancestor.
Looking east, you see four prominent peaks of the Wrangells: Mount Sanford, Mount Drum, Mount Wrangell and Mount Blackburn.
www.mccarthy-kennicott.com /vg/page8.html   (177 words)

  
 Foggy Mountain Shop : About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Elias, and a ski ascent of Mount Sanford.
She has skied across the Juneau Icefield from Atlin to Juneau twice, completed a challenging Twin Glacier to Mendenhall Glacier east-west ice field traverse, traversed the Brady Icefield in Glacier Bay on skis, ran the Chilkoot Trail in one day, attempted Mt. St.
She also loves to telemark ski (she and Scott learned to telemark ski together on the same day back in the late 1970's).
foggymountainshop.com /livepages/5.shtml   (512 words)

  
 Sanford - Definitions from Dictionary.com
Sanford, FL (city, FIPS 63650) Location: 28.78925 N, 81.27570 W
Sanford, CO (town, FIPS 67830) Location: 37.25743 N, 105.90001 W
Sanford, NC (city, FIPS 59280) Location: 35.47704 N, 79.18132 W
dictionary.reference.com /browse/Sanford   (233 words)

  
 Rivership Romance | Natural Florida Attraction, Fine Dining Aboard an Historic Rivership on the St. Johns River
If you are cruising during a holiday period, you may want to call our office just to make sure there are no street closures due to downtown Sanford holiday events.
Drive about 3miles into downtown Sanford, noticing that the street signs are numbered starting at 27th Street and going down to 1st Street (8th traffic light) Turn right onto 1st Street (Sign reads First Street/ S.R.46) Turn Left onto Palmetto Ave.
Drive about a mile through a residential area into downtown Sanford until Sanford Ave dead-ends at the Lakefront.
www.rivershipromance.com /directions.htm   (725 words)

  
 Viewfinder Panoramas Gallery
The images that follow show computer generated panoramic drawings, with distances in kilometers unless otherwise stated, from various viewpoints, and photographs from the same viewpoints.
Mount Whitney, Sierra Nevada, California, 190 miles to San Gorgonio Mountain
Kangrinboqe Feng is the fabled Holy Mount Kailash.
www.viewfinderpanoramas.org /gallery.html   (294 words)

  
 Map of Mount Vernon, NY by MapQuest
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Mount Vernon, NY 10550, US Directions To
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www.mapquest.com /maps/map.adp?zipcode=10550   (113 words)

  
 LSCC: Maps
Take SR 46 West from Sanford to Mount Dora (about 18 miles).
Then take U.S. 441 North in Mount Dora toward Leesburg (about 8 miles).
Exit I-4 in Sanford at the SR 46 exit.
www.lscc.edu /maps   (603 words)

  
 Motorcyle Alaska - Mentasta Lake to Anchorage on the Glenn Highway
Mount Sanford and Mount Drum stand off in the distance and extend to 16,000 and 12,000 feet.
I have never seen a 16,000-foot mountain before, and probably not many people have either.
Jim weaves a tale of intrigue and story upon story mount up as we converse into the evening.
www.pashnit.com /30days/30-8.htm   (1789 words)

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