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Pacific. Rim National Park, Reserve is a Canadian, National, Park Reserve in British Columbia, comprising. Three separate, regions, Long, Beach the. Broken group Islands and the West Coast Trail, the. Entire reserve encompasses. 511. Square kilometers, of land and, ocean it. Is characterized. By rugged coasts, and lush temperate, rainforests, the. Reserve is open from the March until mid-october, it. Was created, in 1970. As the first National, Park Reserve and remains, the oldest having, yet to fulfill its promise of becoming a national park after more than 45 years the. Reserve was opened in 1971. In a ceremony, attended by Princess, Anne of England who was presented, with a driftwood, abstract. Sculpture, by Jean crit Yen the minister, responsible for Parks, Canada, this. Park Reserve is home to mown alien, species of Raccoon black, tail deer cougar. Wolf, black, bear Marten. And mink. Visitors. Are often thrilled, by views of various marine animals, such as seals. Porpoises. Sea, lions, and many, species of whales that are frequent, at this shoreline the park, encompasses, a thin strip of land located, on the southwest, coast hier alai hland Long. Beach is the most visited, and most accessible, of the three regions it, is. Made up of the coastal, region from tophi no to uh Chloe Ellen the. Area also contains, the Green Point campground. Which has 94. Campsites, for both tents and small trailers, there. Are also numerous trails, in this region, running, through bogs and temperate, rainforest, areas the, center is the main educational center. In the area and contains, exhibits, about local, wildlife, plants, native. Culture, and history, the center, also includes, a theatre restaurant, gift, shop and information. Desk, the. Broken group Islands region is made up of over 100, small islands, and islets and Berkeley Sound the. Area is accessible only by boat and is popular, with kayakers. There. Are seven camping, areas, scattered, on the islands. Campers, should be aware that there is no fresh water available. In the broken group Islands so, any water needed will have to be brought in the. West Coast Trail is a 75. Kilometers. Trail along the west coast of Vancouver Island, from, port renfrew to, Banfield the trail, was built to aid in the rescue, of shipwrecked, sailors. Construction. On the trail started, in 1907. And by 1910. The life-saving, trail, was complete, the. Trail was abandoned, in the 1950s. Parliament. Hill colloquially. Known as the hill is an area of Crown land on the southern banks, of the Ottawa River, in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, its, Gothic, Revival suite. Of buildings is the home of the Parliament, of Canada and has architectural. Elements, of national symbolic. Importance, Parliament. Hill attracts, approximately three, million visitors each, year law. Enforcement, on Parliament, Hill and in the parliamentary, precinct. Is the responsibility, of the parliamentary, protective, service PPS. Originally. The site of a military base in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Development. Of the area into a governmental precinct. Began in 1859. After. Queen Victoria chose. Ottawa, as the capital of the province of Canada following. A number of extensions, to the Parliament, and departmental, buildings. Into fire in 1916. That destroyed, the centre block Parliament, Hale took on its present form with the completion of the Peace Tower in, 1927. Since. 2002. An extensive. 1 billion dollar renovation and, rehabilitation. Project, has been underway throughout all of the precincts, buildings work, is not expected, to be complete, until after, 2020. The. Parliament Buildings are three edifices, arranged, around three sides of Parliament, Hills central lawn the use and administration. Of the spaces, within each building overseen, by the speakers, of each chamber of the legislature. The, centre block has the Senate and Commons chambers, and is fronted, by the Peace Tower on the South facade with, a Library of Parliament at the building's rear the, East and West blocks each contain, ministers, and Senators offices as, well as meeting rooms and other administrative, spaces, Gothic. Revival has, been used as the unifying, style, of all three structures, though the centre block is a more modern Gothic, Revival while. The older east and west blocks are of a Victorian, High Gothic this. Collection is one of the world's most important, examples, of the Gothic Revival style, while. The buildings matter and design are unquestionably. Gothic, they resemble, no building constructed, during the Middle Ages the. Forms were the same but, their arrangement, was uniquely modern the. Parliament buildings also departed, from the medieval models, by integrating, a variety of eras and styles, Gothic architecture including.
Elements From Britain France, the, Low Countries and, Italy, all in three buildings. Prince. Edward Island, is a province, of Canada, consisting, of the island of the same name as well, as several much smaller islands, Prince. Edward Island is one of the three maritime provinces, and is the smallest province, in both land area, and population, it. Is part of the traditional, lands of the Mi'kmaq and became, a British, colony in the 1700s. And was federated, into Canada, as a province, in 1873. Its. Capital, is Charlottetown, the. Backbone, of the economy is farming, it produces, 25, percent of Canada's potatoes. Historically. Pei is one of Canada's older, settlements, and demographically. Still reflects, older emigration, to the country with Celtic, Anglo, Saxon and French surnames, being dominant, to this day Pei. Is located, about 200 kilometers. North of Halifax, Nova. Scotia and, 600, kilometers, east of Quebec City it. Consists, of the main island, and 231. Minor islands. Altogether. The, entire province has, a land area of five thousand, six hundred eighty six point zero three. Square kilometres, the. Main island, is. 5620. Square kilometres, in size slightly. Larger, than the u.s. state of delaware it. Is the 104th. Largest, island in the world and Canada's 23rd, largest island, Pei. Is the only sub-national. Jurisdiction. Of North America, outside the Caribbean, to have no mainland, territory, and the only such jurisdiction. To have no land boundary, Prince. Edward Island, used to have native moose bear, caribou. Wolf, and other, larger, species due. To hunting and habitat disruption. These species are no longer found on the island, some. Species, common, to PEI are red foxes, coyote. Blue, Jays and Robin's. Skunks. And raccoons are. Common non-native, species, species. At risk and pei include, piping, plovers American. Eel Baba Lynx, little, brown bat and beech, pinned wheat some. Species are unique, to the province. In 2008. A new ascomycete. Species, jeonyul, a apos Paro. Johnny Mills doth, IDO me seats was, collected, from submerged, wood in a freshwater Creek, on Prince Edward Island, Canada. North. Atlantic, right whales one, of the rarest whale species were, once thought to be rare visitors, into st. Lawrence regions, until 1994. Have been showing dramatic increases, and since, in 2014. Notable. Numbers of whales have been recorded, around Cape Breton to Prince Edward Island, as 35, to 40 whales were seen in these areas in, 2015. Cleaner, Park National Park, is a Canadian, National Park, located. On the northeastern. Corner of Ellesmere Island in, the co 50lakh, region of Nunavut the, most northerly, extent, of Canada, it is the second most northerly, park on earth after Northeast, Greenland National. Park in. Enacted, the, interpoc means top, of the world it. Was established as Ellesmere, Island National. Park Reserve in 1988.
And The name was changed to cleaner Park in 1999. When, Nunavut, was created, and became, a national, park in 2000, the. Reserve covers. 37,000. 775. Square, kilometres, making, it the second largest park, in Canada after Wood. Buffalo National Park. The. Land is dominated. By rock and ice, it. Is a pole or desert with very little annual, precipitation. Much. Of the highlands of the park are covered in ice caps, these. Ice caps and the, glaciers, that descend, from them date, back at least to the last episode of glaciation. The. Park includes Barbeau peak which, at. 2616. Metres is the highest mountain, and Nunavut some. Wildlife, notably. Arctic, hares lemmings. Musk, oxen, and arctic wolves reside, in this National, Park but, sparse vegetation and. Low temperatures, support, only small populations. There. Is a very small prek-8, population. As well other. Animal, inhabitants. Include ringed seals, bearded. Seals, walruses. Polar, bears and nor wells during. Summer months birds nest in the park including, semi-pro, mated lovers Red, Knots gyre. Falcons, and long tail joggers. Common. Plants include Warfel, and arctic cotton, in addition, to grasses and lichens, plant. And animal life is, more concentrated. In the lake hayes and region which, has a milder, climate than the surrounding, ice cap covered mountains, and valleys, Parks. Canada maintains wardens, stations, and gravel air strips, at Dan query fjord, airport, like, Hazen, and Ward Island. Dan, query fuer did Mike Hazen, are the main access, points, for tourists. Beyond. These Wharton stations, there, are no facilities within, the park itself. To, backpacking. Routes or the route between lake hazen and can query fjord and a loop around the ad astra and viking IceCaps both. Approximately. 100, kilometers in. 2004. The park was one of nine sites, added, to canada's tentative, list of potential, world heritage, sites. Red, Bay is a fishing village and former, site of several Basque whaling, stations, on the southern coast of Labrador in, the province, of Newfoundland, and Labrador Canada. Between. 1530. In the early 17th, century Red, Bay was a major Basque whaling, area the, site is home to three Basque whaling, galleons, and for, small chalupas, used in the capture, of whales the, discovery, of these vessels, makes Red Bay one of the most precious underwater. Archaeological. Sites in the Americas, since. June 2013, it, is a unesco, world heritage site, Red, Bay is a natural, Harbor residing, in the bay that gives it its name both, names in reference, to the red granite cliffs of the region because.
Of The sheltered, Harbor it was used during World War Two as the mooring site for naval vessels, in the, bay our penny, island and saddle island which were used by the Basques for their whaling operations, the, location, of the sunken vessel san juan is near saddle island between, 1550. In the early 17th, century red. Bay known, as valle abaya was a center, for basque whaling, operations. Sailors. From southern France and, northern, Spain sent 15 whale ships and 600. Men a season, to the remote outpost on. The Strait of Belle Isle to try to catch the right whale in bowhead whales that populated, the waters there according. To Memorial, University of, Newfoundland, in, 1565. A ship believed, to be sent one sank, in the waters off Red Bay during a storm other, smaller. Vessels, such, as chalupas, have also been recovered from the waters, another. Galleon, was found 25, 35, feet below water in 2004. It, was the 4th transoceanic, ship, to have been found in the area a cemetery. On nearby saddle, island holds the remains of 140. Whalers many. Of the people buried there are thought to have died from drowning an exposure. Historians. Believe that a decline, in whale stocks eventually. Led to the abandonment of the whaling stations, in red Bay today. An interpretive. Center in red Bay explains. The history to visitors, red, Bay has been designated a, National, Historic Site, of Canada since, 1979. And since, 2013, it is one of Canada's unesco. World heritage sites. The, Rideau Canal also. Known unofficially as the Rideau waterway, connects, Canada's, capital city, of Ottawa, Ontario to. Lake Ontario in, the st. Lawrence River at, Kingston, Ontario. It. Is 202. Kilometers, in length the. Name are doe French, for Curtin is derived, from the Curtin like appearance, of the Rideau rivers twin waterfalls, where they joined the Ottawa River the. Canal system uses sections, of two rivers the, Rideau and the cataract, we as well, as several, lakes the. Rideau Canal is, operated, by Parks, Canada, the. Canal was opened in 1832. As a precaution, in case of war with the United States it. Remains, in use today primarily. For pleasure boating with, most of its original structures. Intact, operated. By Parks Canada the. Locks on the system opened for navigation. In mid-may and closed in mid-october in. 2000. The Rideau waterway, was designated a, Canadian, Heritage River, and recognition, of its outstanding historical. And recreational. Values, in. 2007. It was inscribed, as a unesco, world heritage site, recognizing. It as a work of human creative, genius, the. Rideau Canal was, recognized, as the best preserved, example, of a slack water canal, in North America, demonstrating, the use of European slack water technology.
In North America, on a large scale it. Is the only canal, dating, from the Great North American. Canal building, era of the early 19th, century that remains operational along. Its original, line with most of its original structures, intact, it, was also recognized, as an extensive, well-preserved, and significant. Example, of a canal which was used for military, purposes, linked to a significant. Stage in human history that, if the fight to control the north of the American, continent, a plaque. Was erected by, the Ontario, archeological. And historic, sites board, at Jones Falls Locke station, commemorating, Lieutenant, Colonel John, by Royal, Engineer, the, superintending. Engineer in charge of the construction of the Rideau Canal the plaque, notes that the, 123. Mile-long red, oak and now built, as a military, route and in Corps rating 47. Lakhs 16. Lakes two rivers, and a 360, footlong. 110. Meters 60, foot high 18. Meters dam a Jones Falls Jones, Falls dam was, completed in 1832. Other. Plaques, to the canal erected, by the Ontario, Heritage Trust, are located, at Kingston, Mills Smiths. Falls and, red O'Lakes. St., andrews by the sea is a historic, you pissed, Chappell on Church Road southeast. To the junction with South Road and Route 1a in Rye New Hampshire. Built. In, 1876. It, is the only known religious, work of Boston architects, Winslow, and Wetherill and one, of a modest number of churches built for summer vacationers. In the state it. Is an eclectic mix, of Gothic Revival and, stick style and was, listed on the National Register of Historic, Places in, 2001. St.. Andrews by the sea stands near New Hampshire's, seacoast and, southern rye on the east side of Church Road south of Genest State Beach it is. A single-story. Structure, built of stone and timber with, brick whining, at the corners, it has. A slate roof and a small belfry, topped by a pyramidal, roof the. Chapels, that stained glass, windows, were designed by John La Forge Peconic studios and Tiffany, & Company other. Major features, of the interior include, massive timber trusses, supporting, the roof an elaborately. Carved oak pulpit, the. Church property includes, a small graveyard. And is surrounded by a low stone wall with, a Ledge gate built in, 1977. As a reconstruction. Of an original, in. 1864. Rise first Episcopal services. Were held up the nearby Farragut. Hotel this. Chapel, was built in 1876. To serve rise large summer, resort, community, it. Was designed by the Boston architects. Winslow, and Wetherill and is their only known work in New Hampshire, it. Is also their only known religious, work the partners, worked primarily on, commercial, products, and are, best known for their work done after the great Boston, Fire of 1872. The chapel. Is still used for Episcopal, services, in the summer. Stanley, park is a 400. A public park that borders, the downtown, of Vancouver, in British Columbia, Canada, and is almost entirely, surrounded, by waters of Vancouver, harbour and English Bay the, park has a long history and, was one of the first areas to be explored, in this city the, land was originally used, by indigenous peoples, for thousands, of years before British, Columbia, was colonized, by the British during the 1858. Fraser Canyon Gold Rush for.
Many Years after colonisation, the future park with its abundant, resources, would also be home to non Aboriginal settlers. The, land was later turned into Vancouver's. First Park when the city incorporated. In 1886. It, was named after Lord Stanley, 16th. Earl of Derby a British, politician, who had recently been appointed governor-general. Unlike. Other large urban parks, Stanley. Park is not the creation of landscape, architect, but rather the evolution, of a forest and urban space over many years most. Of the men made structures, present in the park were built between 1911, and, 1937. Under the influence, of then superintendent. WS, Rawlings, additional. Attractions, such, as a polar bear exhibit, aquarium. And miniature, train were added in the post-war, period a forest. Continues to give the park a more natural, character, than most other urban parks leading, many to call it an urban oasis, it consists. Of primarily second, and third growth and contains. Many tall Douglas, fir Western, redcedar, Western, hemlock and Sitka, spruce trees, since. 1992. The tallest, trees have been topped and pruned, by parks staff for safety reasons a large, variety of animals, live in the park there, are 200, bird species alone, including, many water birds of large. Great blue heron colony moved into the park in 2001. And has grown to now about 170. Active nests mammals. Include a large raccoon, population. Coyotes. Skunks, beavers, rabbits. Descended, from discarded, pets and a thriving grey squirrel population. Descended. From eight pairs acquired, from New York's Central Park in 1909. However. There, is a complete, absence of large mammals including, deer elk bear, wolves, Cougars. And bobcats, Stanley. Park also has many man-made attractions. Recreational. Facilities, are especially abundant, in the park having, long coexisted. Albeit, uneasily, with, the aesthetic and more natural, park features, preferred, by those looking to the park as an enclave of nature, in the city. Tophi. No is a district, of approximate. 1876. Residents, on the west coast of Vancouver Island in, the Canadian, province of British Columbia, the. District, is located at the western terminus of highway 4 on the tip of the SOS, - Peninsula, had the southern edge of clay a quat sound a, popular. Tourist destination in, the summer tophi. Knows population. Swells too many times it's winter size it. Attracts, surfers nature. Lovers bird, watchers, campers. Whale, watchers, fishers, or anyone, just looking, to be close to nature in. The winter it is not as bustling, although, many people visit tophi knowing the west coast to watch storms, on the water close. To toffee no is Long Beach a scenic, and popular, year-round destination at, the Pacific, Rim National Park, Reserve with. Its natural Hot Springs, Makena Marine Provincial. Park is a popular, day trip destination. For tourists. Reachable. By boat or float plane the, park is located about, 45, kilometres. North of Tofino, every. March the, migration, of thousands, of gray whales is celebrated, with the Pacific Rim whale festival, the.
Last Weekend, of April is the tophi, no sherbert Festival the. First weekend, of June brings the tow FINA Food and Wine Festival, featuring, British, Columbia, wines and showcasing. The creations, of tophi, no chefs the. End of August brings the toffee no lantern festival voted toffee-nosed, most popular, event by Tofino Time magazine, and mid-september, brings, art in the gardens, a two-day Arts and Music Festival, the. O'Neill Coldwater, surf Classic was held 25, to 30 one October the first professional, asp surf event ever held in Canada in November. Is the clay of quat hoister, festival, as well as the queen of the peak all-female surf, competition. Rip. Curl Pro Tofino, the official, Canadian surfing, Championship, has been held each year in May since. 2007. Vancouver. Island is in the northeastern, Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of Canada it is part of the Canadian, province, of British Columbia, the. Island, is 460. Kilometers, in length 100. Kilometers, in width at its widest, point and. 32,000. 134. Square kilometres. In area, it. Is the largest island on the west coast of North America the southern, part of Vancouver, Island is, the only part of British Columbia, Western, Canada, to lie south of the 49th, parallel along. With most of the southern Gulf Islands, and minor offshore. Islands, this. Area has one of the warmest, climates, in Canada and since, the mid-1990s has, been mild enough in a few areas to grow subtropical. Mediterranean. Crops such as olives, and lemons, other. Notable cities and towns on Vancouver, Island include. Nanaimo Port, Alberni Parks. Rill Courtney, and Campbell, River. Victoria. The, capital, city of British Columbia, is located. On the island but, the larger City of Vancouver is, not it is on the North American, mainland across, the Strait of Georgia from Nanaimo. Vancouver. Island has been the home land to many indigenous, peoples for thousands, of years the. Island was explored, by British and Spanish expeditions. In the late 18th century, it. Was named quaters, and Vancouver's, Island in commemoration, of the friendly, negotiations held. In 1792. By, Spanish, commander, of the new sound, settlement, juan francisco de, la bodega Quadra, and by, british naval captain, george vancouver, during.
The Nuku crisis. Quod, ruiz name was eventually, dropped from the name it is. One of several North, American, locations named. After George, Vancouver, who. Explored, the Pacific Northwest, Coast between. 1791. And, 1794. Vancouver. Island is the world's forty third largest, island Canada's. 11th, largest island, and Canada's. Second most populous, island after the island of Montreal. It. Is the largest Pacific, island anywhere, east of New Zealand. In recent, years the government of British Columbia, has engaged in an advertising, program, to draw more tourists, to beach resorts, in places, such as toh phenyl and aqua Ellen. Sportfishing. Whale watching biking. Scuba. Driving, surfing. And skiing, are just a few things for which tourists. Visit Vancouver, Island. Visitors. Also come to see Victoria's, 19th, century, architecture and, the many villages which line the coast such College in Bay Kim Amos, and Qualicum. Beach. Wood. Buffalo National Park. Is the. Park of Canada at forty four thousand, eight hundred seven, square kilometers, it, is located in northeastern, Alberta in the southern Northwest, Territories, larger. An area than Switzerland it, is the second largest national. Park in the world the, park was established in, 1922. To, protect the world's largest herd, of free roaming wood bison currently. Estimated, at more than five thousand the park ranges in elevation, from 183. Metres of the little Buffalo River to 945. Metres in the caribou Mountains the, park headquarters is located in, Fort Smith with a smaller, satellite, office in Fort shipping in Alberta the, park contains one, of the world's largest freshwater, Delta's. The piece at the basket Delta formed, by the piece at the basket, and birch rivers it, is also known for its karst, sinkholes. In the north eastern, section, of the park Wood, Buffalo is located, directly north of the Athabasca. Oil since, this. Area was designated of, a UNESCO, World Heritage Site, in 1983. For the biological, diversity of the Peace Athabasca, Delta one of the world's largest freshwater Delta's. As well, as the population. Of wild bison On June. 28, 2013, the. Royal Astronomical Society, of, Canada designated. Wood Buffalo National Park. As Canada's, newest and the world's largest dark, sky Preserve Parks.
Canada Claims, that, the designation will, help preserve nighttime, ecology. For the park's large populations. Of bats night, hawks and owls as well, as providing opportunities, for visitors, to experience, the Northern Lights the Wood Buffalo National Park. Had planned to celebrate, the new designation with, a dark sky festival, on August 23rd, 25. 2013. Featuring. Camping astronomical. Presentations. A planetarium. Experience, and night sky, viewing, opportunities. Wood, Buffalo National Park. Contains, a large variety of wildlife, species such. As moose bison. Great, gray owls black, bears hawks, spotted. Owls wolf, pack's, lynxes, beavers. Snowy, owls marmots. Bald, eagles, Martens, Wolverines. Peregrine. Falcons, whooping. Cranes snowshoe. Hares scent. Cranes roughed, grasses, and the world's, northernmost, population. Of red-sided, garter snakes. Which form communal, dance within the park Wood, Buffalo Park, contains the only natural, nesting, habitat, for the endangered whooping. Crane known. As whooping cranes some arranged, it is classified, as a ramp sir site the, range is a complex, of contiguous water, bodies, primarily. Lakes in various wetlands, such, as marshes and bogs but, also includes, streams and ponds.