December 18, 1971 Capitol Reef National Park in Torrey, UT The park's Waterpocket Fold is a 100-mile (160 km) monocline that exhibits the Earth's diverse geologic layers. Other natural features are monoliths, sandstone domes, and cliffs shaped like the United States Capitol.
North America’s tallest peak is will have its name changed from Mount McKinley to Denali, its traditional Alaskan Native name, but while Alaskans have celebrated the decision, Ohio legislators have sharply criticized it. The name of the Alaskan mountain’s 20,322-foot peak has been at the center of a long battle between Ohio and Alaska. To the people of Alaska, the peak has long been known as Denali, which means “the high one” or “great one” in Koyukon.