Brooks RangeBrooks Range
mountain range extending across N Alas.: highest peak, 9,239 ft (2,816 m)
Origin of Brooks Rangeafter A. H. Brooks (1871-1924), United States geologist
A mountain chain of northern Alaska within the Arctic Circle. The northernmost section of the Rocky Mountains, it rises to about 2,749 m (9,020 ft) in the eastern part of the range.