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Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek
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Type of site: Natural
Date of Inscription: 1979, 1992, 199
Location: North America, United States of America and Canada: Yukon Territory, Tatshenshini: Province of BC
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Description: On both sides of the border between Canada (Yukon Territory and British Columbia) and the United States (Alaska), lie parks consisting of an impressive complex of glaciers and high peaks. The impressive natural landscapes of this site are home to many grizzly bears, caribou and Dall's sheep; the site holds the world’s largest non-polar ice field. --WHMNet paraphrase from the description at WHC Site, where additional information is available. For 360 degree imaging of this site, click here.
  Kluane-Wrangell-St. Elias-Glacier Bay-Tatshenshini-Alsek is a transfrontalier park system located in Canada and the U.S., at the border of Yukon, Alaska and British Columbia. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 for the spectacular glacier and icefield landscapes as well as for the importance of grizzly bears, caribou and Dall sheep habitat. The total area of the site is over 32 million acres or about 50,000 square miles. --Wikipedia. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. For 360 degree imaging of this site, click here.
Reference: 1. UNESCO World Heritage Center, Site Page.
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