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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Kluane-Wrangell-St Elias-Glacier Bay-Tatshenshini-Alsek, Canada/US

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Donjek Valley, Kluane National Park, with Donjek Glacier on the right and Donjek River at the centre
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authorshipKevin Teague
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[an error occurred while processing this directive] Kluane-Wrangell-St Elias-Glacier Bay-Tatshenshini-Alsek are national parks in Canada and United States which were jointly inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee which met in Cairo and Luxor, Egypt, on 22-26 October, 1979.

The property includes Kluane National Park and Reserve in Yukon Territory, Canada; Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve in southern Alaska, USA; Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in southeastern Alaska, USA; and Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park in British Columbia, Canada.


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Kathleen Lake, Yukon
Kathleen Lake, Yukon
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authorshipJohn Johnston
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More about Kluane-Wrangell-St Elias-Glacier Bay-Tatshenshini-Alsek

The Kluane / Wrangell - St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek park system is an important habitat for grizzly bears, caribou and Dall sheep. It also has spectacular sceneries of glaciers and icefields.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 61 11 51.3 W 140 59 31.1
Inscription Year: 1979
Type of Site: Natural
Inscription Criteria: VII, VIII, IX, X

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