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Who was the Belton chalet at Glacier National Park named after?
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Who was Logan's Pass in Glacier National Park named after?
Asked in Science
What are facts about Lambert Glacier?
It is made of approximately 500km by 80km by 2.5km of solid ice It is the world's longest valley glacier It runs along part of the Lambert Graben Each year, 35 km2 of ice from this glacier go into the Prydz Bay. Holds the Guinness World Record for the World's Largest Glacier It drains 8% of the Antarctic ice sheet to the east and south of the Prince Charles Mountains It was delineated (sketched and/or described or represented) and named in 1952 by American geographer John H. Rosco It was named for Bruce P. Lambert, Director of National Mapping in the Australian Department of National Development
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Where is the knotty pines resort shown in the movie Excess Baggage?
What is Many Glacier Valley?
The Many Glacier Valley is an area within Glacier National Park. It is also known as the Swiftcurrent Valley. It was named by George Bird Grinnell, the former editor of Forest & Stream Magazine (now called Field & Stream) in order to make it sound exotic and Native American in origin. The Many Glacier area encompasses several valleys that meet together in the main Swiftcurrent Valley. There are several glaciers within the Many Glacier Area including the popular Grinnell Glacier, Swiftcurrent Glacier, and the small Gem Glacier. A popular destination in Many Glacier is the Many Glacier Hotel, a historic lodge in the park built by the Great Northern Railroad around 1916. There is also the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn and a campground. Some popular hiking destinations in the valley are Cracker Lake, Iceberg Lake, Ptarmigan Tunnel, Swiftcurrent Pass, Redrock Falls, Grinnell Lake, and Grinnell Glacier. Many Glacier is an excellent place to view grizzly bears, black bears, and moose, among the other diverse wildlife in the park.
Asked in Snow and Ice
Where is fox glacier located?
The Fox Glacier (Te Moeka o Tuawe in Māori) is a 13 km long glacier located in Westland National Park on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. It was named in 1872 after a visit by the then Prime Minister of New Zealand, Sir William Fox. Fox Glacier Coordinates: 43°27′52″S 170°1′4″E / 43.46444°S 170.01778°E / -43.46444; 170.01778 Country New Zealand Region West Coast District Westland District Population (2006) - Total 375 View of the glacier from the valley below. The glacier reaching the rainforest. The Fox Glacier (Te Moeka o Tuawe in Māori)
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Where is Douglas Glacier found in NZ?
When was the Grand Canyon proclaimed a National Park?
Asked in History of the United States, Montana, US National Parks Reserves and Monuments, Glacier National Park
What city is Glacier National Park in?
No City could contain this wild and beautiful Park and its ecosystem. The nearest city of any consequence is Kalispell (2000 Census 14,233 and covering 3,200 acres) while the Park itself holds 1,013,572 acres containing 130 named lakes, two Mountain Ranges and recives about two million visitors every year. (Yellowstone National Park received 3,151,343 in 2007.) Glacier National Park is not located along the city it is situated in the U.S. state of Montana, bordering the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. And the city nearest to it is the Kalispell.
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Was Yellowstone National Park named after someone?
Who named the Rainbow Bridge a national monument?