Kluane / Wrangell–St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek

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Kluane/Wrangell-St. Elias/Glacier Bay/Tatshenshini-Alsek
Wrangell St. Elias National Park.jpg
Glacier in Wrangell–St. Elias National Park
LocationCanada and the United States
Coordinates61°11′51″N 140°59′31″W / 61.1975°N 140.992°W / 61.1975; -140.992Coordinates: 61°11′51″N 140°59′31″W / 61.1975°N 140.992°W / 61.1975; -140.992
Area98391.21 km2 (37989.06 sq mi)
Governing bodyParks Canada, BC Parks, U.S. National Park Service
TypeNatural
Criteriavii, viii, ix, x
Designated1979 (3rd session)
Reference no.72
State PartyCanada and the United States
RegionEurope and North America
Extensions1992; 1994

Kluane / Wrangell–St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek is a system of parks in Canada and the United States. It is at the border of Yukon and British Columbia (Canada); and Alaska (United States). It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994. It has many icefields and glaciers. The site has an area of 98,391.21 square kilometres (37,989.06 sq mi).[1]

Parks[change | change source]

There are four parks that are part of the site:

References[change | change source]

  1. Unesco World Heritage Site (1994). "Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek". Retrieved 2007-05-11.