Mountain range in SE Alas.: highest peak, Mt. Blackburn.
Active volcano in these mountains: 14,006 ft (4,269 m)
Origin of wrangell
after Baron F. von Wrangel(l) (Russ Vrangel') (1796-1870), Russ explorer
Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
Wrangell Sentence Examples
Such, for instance, were those of Spindler and Wrangell in the Black Sea by sinking an electric lamp, those of Paul Regnard by measuring the change of electric resistance in a selenium cell or the chemical action of the light on a mixture of chlorine and hydrogen, by which he found a very rapid diminution in the intensity of light even in the surface layers of water.
- The works of Hedenstrbm, Ferdinand von Wrangell, and Anjou, Bunge and Toll in Beitrdge zur Kenntniss des russischen Reichs, ate Folge, Bd.
On March 12 the survivors landed on Wrangell I.
The " King and Wing " rescued the survivors on Wrangell I., and the " Bear " brought them to Nome.