Gros Morne National Park
|Gros Morne National Park|
The Tablelands in Gros Morne National Park
|Location||Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada|
|Area||1,805 km2 (697 sq mi)|
|Governing body||Parks Canada|
|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|Criteria||Natural: vii, viii|
|Inscription||1987 (11th Session)|
Gros Morne National Park is a national park on the west coast of Newfoundland, Canada. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. It has been a national park since 2005, and a national reserve since 1973. It has an area of 1,805 km2 (697 sq mi), making it the second largest national park in Atlantic Canada. The park takes its name from a mountain in the area. Its name means "large mountain standing alone" in French.
References[change | change source]
- Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Gros Morne National Park". whc.unesco.org.
- "Parks Canada - Gros Morne National Park - The Story in Stone". Parks Canada. 2010. Archived from the original on October 5, 2015. Retrieved November 9, 2015.