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Waterton Glacier International Peace Park

Release time:2021-07-19 23:40:17   Article Source :    
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Waterton National Park covers an area of ​​526 square kilometers, and Glacier National Park is 4,051 square kilometers. The Lewis Mountains pass through it, including many typical glacial lakes, beautiful alpine scenery, and rich flora and fauna. The peaks in the park are more than 10,000 feet, including nearly 50 glaciers, many lakes and streams. According to the proposal of Alberta (a state in western Canada) and Montana in 1931, Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta and Glacier National Park in Montana merged to form W Waterton- Glacier International Peace Park. The purpose of this is not only to promote friendly relations between the two countries, but also to share the benefits that will arise between the two countries, but also to emphasize the internationalization of the primitive natural environment and the necessary cooperation to protect these primitive natural environments.

The plant and animal species are diverse, and many large lactating carnivores such as wolves, bears and lions have naturally reproduced. Wooderton National Park is the only place in the 48 contiguous states where wolves, bears and lions can thrive naturally. There are many wild flowers, animals and plants in the park, including big-horned goats and vultures. The park has been designated as a biological reserve. Because it is a typical example of a geographical process, it contains incomparable natural phenomena, and is rich in information and natural beauty. Waterton National Park is included in the World Heritage List. Waterton Glacier International Peace Park is located in the narrowest part of the Rocky Mountains and straddles the border between the United States and Canada.

To prove that natural resources are a creed that has no borders, there is no boundary line between the two countries. The natural ecological environment of these two national parks is worthy of careful protection. There are mountains and deep valleys, forest belts and grasslands, and deep ice mountain trough-like rivers and lakes that flow into the three oceans. In fact, it is very rare for so many different ecological environments to be concentrated in a region like this. Moreover, from the gentle grassland to the Rocky Mountains, the rapid rise of the terrain made this national park such a place-"Here the mountains meet the grasslands." The distribution of wild animals here also corresponds to the differences in geography. Goats, Canadian argali, sheep, mountain dogs, grizzly bears, bears, more than 20 species of birds and the famous "international" elk population, this elk once a year Migrating to the land, inhabiting in the mountains of Glacier National Park in summer, and returning to the prairie zone of Waterton in winter. This area was inhabited by aboriginal people 12,000 years ago, and now this national park still retains important reservations for the country that first appeared here.