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Banff. National Park, is Canada's, oldest national park and was established in 1885. Located. In the Rocky Mountains. 110. To 180. Kilometers, west of Calgary in the province, of Alberta Banff. Encompasses, six thousand, 641. Square, kilometers, of mountainous, terrain with, numerous glaciers, and ice fields, dense coniferous, forests, in the Alpine landscapes. The. Icefields, pkway, extends, from Lake Louise connecting. To Jasper, National Park in, the north, provincial. Forests, and Yoho National Park, are neighbors, to the west while. Kootenai, National Park is located to, the south and kunana skis country, to the southeast, the. Main commercial center, of the park is the town of Banff in the Bow River Valley. The. Canadian, Pacific Railway was, instrumental in, Banff early years building, the Banff Springs hotel, and Chateau Lake Louise and, attracting. Tourists, through extensive, advertising in, the. Early 20th, century roads, were built in Banff at times, by war internees from World War one and through, Great Depression era, public, works projects. Since. The 1960s. Park accommodations. Have been open all year with annual tourism, visits to Banff increasing, to over 5 million in the 1990s. Millions. More passed through the park on the trans-canada highway as. Banff. Has over 3 million visitors annually, the, health of its ecosystem. Has been threatened, in the. Mid-1990s, Parks, Canada responded, by initiating, a two-year study which, resulted, in management, recommendations. And new, policies, that hame to preserve ecological. Integrity. Banff. National Park, has, a subarctic, climate. With three at call regions, including. Montaigne subalpine. And Alpine, the. Forests, are dominated, by lodgepole. Pine at lower elevations. And Engelmann spruce, in higher ones below the trade line above, which is primarily, rocks and ice, mammal. Species such, as the grizzly cougar, Wolverine. Elk, bighorn. Sheep and moose are found along with hundreds, of bird species. Reptiles, and amphibians. Are also found but only a limited number of species, have been recorded, the. Mountains are formed from sedimentary, rocks which were pushed East over newer rock strata between. 80 and 55. Million years ago. Over. The past few million years glaciers. Have at times covered, most of the park but today are found only on the mountain, slopes though they include the Columbia, Icefield the, largest uninterrupted.
Glacial, Mass in the Rockies. Erosion. From water and ice have carved the mountains, into their current shapes. Calgary, is a city in the Canadian province of, Alberta it. Is situated at, the confluence of, the Bow River and, the Elbe River in the south of the province in. An area of foothills, and prairie about, 80 kilometres, east of the front ranges, of the Canadian, Rockies the. Economy, of Calgary includes, activity, in the energy, financial, services. Film and television, transportation. And logistics, technology. Manufacturing. Aerospace. Health. And wellness retail. And Tereza, sectors, the. Calgary, CMA, is home to the second highest number of corporate, head offices, in Canada, among the country's, 800. Largest, corporations. In. 1988. Calgary. Became the first Canadian city, to host the Winter Olympic, Games. Downtown. Features, an eclectic mix, of restaurants and bars cultural. Venues, public. Squares and shopping, notable. Shopping, areas include such as the core shopping, Center formerly, Calgary, Eaton Centre TD, Square Stephen. Avenue middle Clair Market downtown. Tourist. Attractions, include the Calgary, Zoo the Telus spark the Telus, Convention Centre. The Chinatown, district, the Glen bow museum, the Calgary, Tower the, Art Gallery of Calgary, AGC, military. Museum, and the app Kerr Centre for the Performing Arts, at. 1.0. Hectare. 2.5. Acres the. Devonian Gardens is one of the largest urban indoor gardens in the world and it is located on the fourth floor of the core shopping, centre the downtown. Region is also home to Princess, Island, Park an urban. Park located, just north of the Eau Claire, district. Directly. To the south of downtown is, midtown in the Beltline this. Area is quickly becoming one of the city's densest, and most active, mixed, use areas, at. The district, scores the popular, 17, Avenue, known, for its many bars and nightclubs restaurants, and. Shopping, venues. Downtown. Is easily, accessed using the city seat rain light rail LRT. Transit. System. Attractions. On the west side of the city include, the Heritage, Park historical. Village historical, park depicting. Life in. Pre-1914. Alberta, and featuring working, historic, vehicles, such as a steam train paddle. Steamer and electric, streetcar. The. Village itself comprises. A mixture of replica buildings and historic structures. Relocated. From southern Alberta, other. Major city attractions, include, Canada, Olympic Park which, features, Canada's, Sports Hall, of Fame and spruce, meadows in addition. To the many shopping areas in the city centre there, are a number of large suburban, shopping complexes. In the city. The, Canadian Museum for Human Rights CMHR, is, a National, Museum in Winnipeg, Manitoba located. Adjacent to, the forks the, purpose of the museum is to explore the subject of human rights with a special, but not exclusive, reference, to Canada, in order to enhance the public's understanding of. Human rights to promote respect for others and to encourage reflection. And dialogue it. Held its opening ceremonies, on 19, September, 2014. Established. In 2008. Through the enactment, of Phil c42. An amendment. Of the Canadian, museums, Act the Canadian, Museum for Human Rights is the first new national, museum, created in Canada since 1967. And it, is the first new national, museum ever to be located, outside the National Capital, Region on 17. April 2003. The 21st, anniversary of, the signing of Canada's, Charter, of Rights and, Freedoms the, establishment. Of the Canadian, Museum for Human Rights was announced, as a joint partnership of the aspera Foundation, the Government, of Canada the, province of Manitoba City. Of Winnipeg in, the forks north portage, partnership, Israel. Harel dasker known as is the a spur is credited, with the idea and vision to establish the, CM H R as for.
Hoped It would become a place where, students, from across Canada, could come to learn about human rights he. Also saw it as an opportunity to, revitalize downtown, Winnipeg. And increased, tourism to the city as well as to increase understanding, and, awareness of human rights promote, respect, for others and encourage, reflection, dialogue. And action, after. Izzy's death in 2003. His, daughter Gail asper spearheaded. The project on. 20, April 2007. Prime, Minister Stephen Harper announced. The government, of Canada's, intention. To make the CMHR. Into a national museum 19. December, 2008. Marked the groundbreaking, ceremony at, the site of the CMH are an, official. Construction, on the site began in April 2009. Construction. Was initially expected, to be completed in 2012. The, chair of the board resigned, before his term was up and a new interim, chair was appointed, the base building has been substantially. Complete, since the end of 2012, and the museum's, inauguration. Took place in 2014, the. Museum's, official, opening on 19, September, 2014. Was protested, by several activist, groups who expressed the view that their own human rights histories. Had been inaccurately, depicted, or excluded, from the museum. The, Canadian Rocky Mountain, parks world heritage, site is located, in the Canadian, Rockies it. Consists. Of seven contiguous, parks including, four national parks, bands, Jasper. Kootenai. Yoho, three. British Columbia, provincial, parks hammer Provincial, Park Mount Assiniboine, Provincial, Park mount, robson Provincial. Park the parks include mountains, glaciers and, hot springs in the headwaters of major North American River, systems, including, North, Saskatchewan, River at the bass cover Columbia. River Fraser, River the, area is known for its natural environment. And biological. Diversity it. Includes the burgess shale site a world heritage site in its own right from 1980, to 1984. When, it was included in the Canadian, Rocky Mountain, park's WHS. Designation. The, burgess shale fossil, site well known for its fossil remains of soft bodied, marine animals, is also found there together, they exemplify, the outstanding, physical features, of the rocky mountain bio geographical. Province, classic. Illustrations. Of Glacial geological. Processes, including. Ice fields, remnant, valley glaciers, canyons. And exceptional, examples, of erosion and deposition are, found, throughout the area the, burgess shale Cambrian, in nearby Precambrian. Sites contain, important, information about, the Earth's evolution the. Seven parks of the Canadian, Rockies form, a striking, mountain, landscape, with, rugged mountain, peaks ice fields, and glaciers, alpine.
Meadows Lakes, waterfalls. Extensive. Karst cave systems, and deeply incised canyons. The Canadian, Rocky Mountain, parks possess, exceptional. Natural beauty attracting. Millions of visitors annually, the. Burgess shale is one of the most significant. Fossil, areas in the world, exquisitely. Preserved fossils. Record a diverse abundant. Marine community, dominated. By soft bodied, organisms. Originating. Soon after the rapid unfolding, of animal life about 540. Million years ago the, burgess shale fossils, provide key evidence of the history an early, evolution. Of most animal, groups known today and yield a more complete view of life in the sea than any other site for that time period the, seven parks of the Canadian Rockies are a classic, representation of, significant. And ongoing glacial. Processes, along the Continental, Divide on, highly faulted, folded, and uplifted. Sedimentary, rocks. The, CN Tower is a, 553, point three meters high concrete communications. And observation, tower in downtown Toronto. Ontario Canada. Built. On the former railway lands. It was completed, in, 1976. And held, the record for the world's tallest freestanding, structure. For 32, years from, 1975. To, 2007. And was the world's tallest tower, until 2009. Being overtaken, by Burj Khalifa, Canton, tower, respectively. Its. Name's Tien originally, referred to Canadian, national, the railway, company that built the tower the. CN tower consists. Of several sub structures, the. Main portion of the tower is a hollow concrete, hexagonal. Pillar containing, the stairwells, and power and plumbing connections, the. Tower six elevators, are located, in the three inverted angles, created, by the towers, hexagonal. Shape two, elevators per, angle each. Of the three elevator shafts, is lined with glass allowing, for views of the city as the glass window, elevators, make their way through the tower the. Stairwell, was originally, located in, one of these angles the, one facing, north but, was moved into the central hollow of the tower the, towers new fifth and sixth elevators, were placed in the hexagonal, angle, that once contained, the stairwell, on top. Of the main concrete, portion of the tower is a 102. Metre tall metal broadcast, antenna, carrying. TV and radio signals. There. Are three digit areas, the glass floor and outdoor observation. Terrace which are both located, at an elevation of, 342. Meters the indoor lookout level located, at, 346. Meters and the higher sky pod at four hundred forty six point five meters, just, below the metal antenna the. Hexagonal, shape can be seen between the two areas, however, below, the main deck three, large supporting. Lex give the tower the appearance, of a large tripod. The. Main deck level is seven stories some. Of which are open to the public, below. The public areas at. 338. Meters, is a large white doughnut shaped radon, containing, the structures, microwave, receivers, the. Glass floor and outdoor observation. Deck are at 342. Meters, the. Floor is thermal, glass units, are 64, millimeters thick, consisting. Of a pane of 25, millimeter, laminated.
Glass 25. Millimeters, airspace, and a pane of 13, millimeters, laminated. Glass the. Sky pod was once the highest public observation. Deck in the world until it was surpassed by, the Shanghai, World Financial Center. In 2008. Dinosaur. Provincial, Park is a UNESCO World, Heritage Site, located. About two and a half hours drive east of Calgary Alberta Canada. Or, 48, kilometers, about, a half hour drive northeast, of Brooks the, park is situated in, the valley of the Red Deer River which, is noted for its striking badland, topography. The, park is well known for being one of the richest dinosaur, fossil, locales, in the world fifty-eight. Dinosaur, species have been discovered at the park and more than five hundred specimens. Have been removed and exhibited. In museums around, the globe the, renowned fossil, assemblage, of nearly 500 species, of life from microscopic fern, spores, to large carnivorous, dinosaurs. Justified. Its becoming a World Heritage Site in 1979. The, dinosaur, Provincial, Park visitor, center features, exhibits, about dinosaurs. Fossils, and, the geology and natural, history of the park established. On June 27th. 1955. Is part of Alberta's, 50th, Jubilee year, with the goal of protecting the, fossil, beds the first warden was Rory Fowler 1902. To 1975. A farmer. And amateur fossil hunter, until. 1985. Discoveries. Made in the park had to be shipped to museums, throughout the world for scientific, analysis, and display including. The Royal Ontario Museum in, Toronto, in Ontario, the Canadian, Museum of Nature in Ottawa in Ontario, and the American Museum of Natural History in, New York City New York State John, wears cabin is a restored, early 20th, century cabin, that was used by John ware an African, American cowboy. And important, figure in Alberta's, ranching, history the, cabin is located near, the visitors center and is open on select days in the summer the, park protects, a very complex, ecosystem. Including three communities, prairie, grasslands. Badlands, and Riverside. Cottonwoods, its, ecosystem. Is surrounded, by prairies, but is unique unto itself, choruses. Of coyotes, are common at dusk as are, the calls of night Hawks, cottontail. Rabbits, mule, deer and pronghorn can. All be seen in the park the Prairie rattlesnake. Bull snake and the red-sided, garter snake. Are present as well curlews. And Canada geese are among the 165. Bird species that, can be seen in the spring and summer some. Of the most northern species of cactus, including, a buncha prickly, pear and Padilla, cactus, pincushion. Can, be observed in full bloom during the later half of June. Funding. National Park is located on the Bay of Fundy near, the village of Alma New Brunswick, the. Park showcases a, rugged coastline which, rises up to the Canadian Highlands, the highest, tides in the world and, more than 25, waterfalls. The. Park covers an area of 207. Square kilometres, along Goose, Bay the northwestern. Branch of the Bay of Fundy when. One looks across the bay they, can see the Northern Nova Scotia coast at low. Tide park, visitors, can explore the ocean floor where a variety of sea creatures, cling to life at high. Tide the, ocean floor disappears, under 15 metres of salt water there. Are 25, hiking, trails throughout the park the. Caribou Plains Trail and boardwalk provides, access to upland, forests and bog habitats. Dixon. Falls is the most popular, trail in the park park. Amenities include, a golf course a heated, saltwater, swimming, pool, three campgrounds. And a network of over 100, kilometers of hiking and biking trails. During. The winter funding. National Park is available, for day use at, one's own risk, visitors. Use the park to go cross-country, skiing snowshoeing. To, bending and winter, walking the. Cross-country, ski trails are, groomed by the local, chinito Ski Club a, variety. Of scientific. Projects, around going in the park with the primary focus on monitoring, the parks ecology. Recent. Projects, have focused, on reestablishing. Aquatic, connectivity, in the park, species. Such as the endangered, inner Bay of Fundy salmon, Martens, and fishers, brook, trout eel, and moose, are monitored, regularly, the.
Dobson Trail and Fundy footpath extend, out of the park to River View and descent Martens respectively. A unique. Red painted covered bridge is located at Point Wolf the. Park is home to 658. Species, of vascular, plants. 276. Species, of bryophytes, and more, than 400, species of lichens, the. Fundy forest is generally, a mixed wood forest composed, of red spruce, balsam, fir yellow, birch white, birch sugar. Maple, and red, maple, the. Mixed wood forest floor, is blanketed. With moss wood, firm and bunchberry. Animals. That inhabit this, National, Park are moose snowshoe. Hares Chipmunks, cormorants. Red, squirrels, piloted. Woodpeckers, little, brown bats peregrine. Falcons, black, bears coyotes. Beavers. White-tailed. Deer, white, winged cross bells various. Mice and shrews juncos. Sandpipers. Raccoons. Warblers. Clovers, great, blue herons, and northern, flying squirrels. Grand. Prix is a Canadian, rural community, in Kings County, Nova, Scotia its French. Name translates. To large meadow in the community, lies at the eastern, edge of the Annapolis Valley several, kilometers, east of the town of Wolfe de'longhi Peninsula, jutting into the meanest basin surrounded by extensive, diked farm fields. Framed, by the gas during Cornwallis. Rivers, the. Community, was made famous by Henry, Wadsworth Longfellow's. Poem, Evangeline. Anne is today home to the Grand Pre National, Historic, Site on June. 30th, 2012. The. Landscape, of Grand Prix was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Grand. Prix was founded, in about. 1680. By Pierre Melanson, an Acadian. Settlers who d, strum Pierre juga, sur de mons whose original settlement. At Port Royal, Pierre. An Acadian. Of French Huguenot in English extraction. Had, arrived in Port Royal with Sir Thomas temple, in the 1650s. When, Acadia was under English control, the. Fertility, of the soils and wealth of other resources in the area had been known to the French since the early part of the century when samuel, de champlain de. Montana's, cartographer. That, surveyed the region the. Settlers quickly employ, their dike building, technology, - the vast salt marshes, effectively. Reclaiming, several, thousand, acres of productive, farmland, the. Farms and the population. Grew quickly making, Grand, Prix the principal, settlement, in Acadia. Settlements. Spread from the Grand Prix round the meanest basin collectively. Becoming, known as lay, mines or meanest after the copper deposits, surveyed by de mons at the entrance to the basin by. The mid, 1680s. The population. Was sufficient, to support the church in the parish of st. Charles the mine was formed, tin. De Grand. Prix is the home the Grand Prix National Historic Site which is now a national park administered. By Parks Canada to commemorate, the Acadian, people, in their deportation, the.
Covenant, Or Church at Grand Prix is the oldest, existing, Presbyterian. Church and Nova Scotia, one. Of Nova Scotia's, best known wineries. Mein de Grand Prix is located. In the community. Grand. Prix is also Canada's, first designated, historic. Rural district, the. Justice, coffee. Company, headquarters. Is located in, the village and as something of a tourist attraction. Evangeline. Beach is a famous, stopover. For thousands. Of migrating shorebirds and. Is also a fine vantage, point for watching the ebb and flow of the world's highest tides. Grows. More National, Park is a world heritage site located, on the west coast of Newfoundland, at. 1805. Square, kilometers. It is the second, largest national, park in Atlantic, Canada it, is surpassed, by target Mountains National Park which is. 9700. Square kilometers, the, park takes its name from Newfoundland. Second highest mountain peak at 806. Metres located. Within the park, it's French meaning is large mountain, standing alone or more, literally great sombre grows, morn is a member of the long range mountains, an outlying. Range of the Appalachians. Stretching. The length of the islands west coast it, is the eroded remnants, of a mountain range formed, 1.2, billion years ago the. Park provides a rare example of the process, of continental, drift where, deep ocean, crust in the rocks of the Earth's mantle I exposed, the grouse, Moor National, Park Reserve was established in 1973. And was made a national park on October, 1st 2005. The, park was the subject of a short film in 2011's, national parks project, directed. By sturla Gunnarsson and scored, by melissa after more sam Shalaby and jamie fleming the, park's rock formations. Made, famous by Robert, Stevens and Harold Williams include. Oceanic, crust and mantle rock, exposed, by the abduction, process, of plate tectonics, as well, as sedimentary, rock formed, during the Ordovician, Precambrian. Granite and Paleozoic igneous, rocks, the, most notable animal, in the park is the moose part, of a booming population, that was introduced, to Newfoundland, around 1900. Other, common, wildlife, in the park include an eco type of caribou, black, bears red, foxes, arctic. Foxes, snowshoe. Hares red, squirrels, lynxes, river otters and beavers harbor. Seals are common in st. Paul's Inlet and whales may be in the area especially during, the capelin season, an early summer many. Bird species can, be found in the park from shorebirds, along the ocean to birds of the bogs and interior, forests, in, 1987. The park was designated a UNESCO World, Heritage Site for, both its geological. History and its exceptional, scenery the, geology, of the in particular, illustrates, the concept of plate tectonics and has shed important, light on geological, evolution and, its processes. Hiking. The trails is a popular, activity at grouse born there, are about 20 mark day trip trails exploring. Coastal and interior, areas, of the park one, of the more strenuous, day hikes is the 16, kilometers, hike over grows more in mountains. Way, i-ight Hannah's National, Park Reserve and hide a heritage, site often, referred to simply as way III Hannah's is located, in the southernmost Haida, Gwaii III. 130. Kilometers, off the mainland of British Columbia, Canada. Way. I I Hannah's protects, an archipelago of, 138. Islands, the largest, being Moors the island, and the southernmost bean, cunt Island, instance.
Or Scan, want a leg, a on Anthony, island located, in the southern most part of glia Honus just, west of cognate island was, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a National, Historic Site of Canada in 1981. The. Landscapes, of gwei I icon is very from deep fjords to rugged mountains, salmon. Spawning streams to sub alpine, tundra, close. To 90% of grey Iona's is forested. 9%. Is alpine and Sibel pine tundra the. Remaining, 1% is, made up of lakes and wetlands, as water. Drains from the highest mountains, including. The rugged san cristobal, range with peaks over, 1,100. Meters it helps fill over 40 freshwater, lakes in turn. This, water drained through more than 100, salmon spawning streams, the. West coast of grey Iona's, can receive over 4,000. Millimetres, of rain annually. Extreme. Exposure, to wind and rain makes the forests, on the west coast boggy and stunted, and are, dominated, by western. Red cedar and hemlock. Forests. Of the leeward, or eastern, side of grey Ayanna's, are classic, coastal temperate, rainforests. Dominant. Overstory, species, include large Western, hemlock Sitka. Spruce and, western red cedar trees. Distinct. Island flora and fauna have evolved, over thousands, of years, species. Here often differ from those found on the mainland. Many. Common, continental, species, are not found on the islands, or have evolved, into unique subspecies, such, as the black bear which is larger, than its mainland, cousin other. Species, have been introduced, relatively, recently, such, as the Sitka deer ermine raccoon. Squirrel. And beaver. Introduced species now exist in large numbers, much, to the detriment, of native plants, and animals an. Estimated. 750,000. Seabirds nest along the shoreline, of greyhound, is from May through August, many. Are burrow nesters, such, as the rhinoceros, Auklet ancient. Murrelet and tufted, puffins, bald. Eagles are a common, sight and nest along the coastline, because. The islands, are situated, along the Pacific, Flyway, dozens. Of species of migrating, birds stop here in spring and fall. Jasper. National park is the largest national, park in the canadian rockies spanning. 10,000. 878. Square, kilometers. It, is, located in the province of alberta north, of banff national park and west of edmonton, the. Park includes, the glaciers, of the columbia, icefield, hot, springs, lakes, waterfalls. And, mountains. Jasper. Was named after jasper. Halls who, operated, a trading post in the region for the Northwest, company, before. This it was referred to as fitz hugh, the. Park was established on, September 14th. 1907. Those Jasper, Forest Park and was, granted National. Park status in 1930. With, the passing, of the National Parks Act now. An alien species found, in the park or the elk caribou. Also. Known as reindeer, moose, mule. Deer, white-tailed. Deer, porcupine. Lynx. Beaver, two, species of Fox Marten. Pika, grizzly, bear coyote. Mountain. Goat bighorn. Sheep black. Bear timber. Wolf poori Marmot, cougar, and Wolverine. The. Most common, birds that fly around this park including Raptors are bald eagles golden. Eagles great, horned, owls spruce. Grouses, white-tailed. Ptarmigans. Bohemian. Wax wings and evening, gross Peaks, Canada. Geese and red-necked grebe mostly. Float on maligne lake the. Park was declared, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in 1984. Together, with the other national, and provincial parks, that form the Canadian, Rocky Mountain, parks, for, the mountain landscapes, containing, mountain peaks glaciers. Lakes, waterfalls. Canyons. And limestone, caves, as well as fossils, found here some. Of the parks scenic, attractions include. Mount Edith Cavell pyramid.
Lake With pyramid, mountain maligne, lake Medicine. Lake and the Conklin Valley other. Attractions. Are the Marmot Basin Ski, Area the Snickers tours, of the Athabasca. Glacier an, outlet. Glacier, of the Columbia, Icefield, athabasca. Falls the. Jasper, Scott I trim and numerous. Other outdoor, related recreational. Activities. Such as hiking fishing. Wildlife. Viewing rafting. Kayaking, and camping only. At hot springs are located, close to the northeast entrance, only. At hot springs are created, by an extremely, hot spring cooled by the mountain to temperatures suitable, for humans the. Icefields, pkway, is a highway to hundreds, 30 kilometers. In length from, lake louise alberta. In, Banff National Park to. Jasper, Alberta. The. Highway parallels, the Continental, Divide providing. Motor and cycle access, to the mountains, the. Athabascan, ston web to Falls are both accessible, by the road.