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Nahanni National Park Reserve

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Nahanni National Park Reserve
IUCN category II (national park)
Nahanni -VirginiaFalls2.jpg
Virginia Falls
Map showing the location of Nahanni National Park Reserve
Map showing the location of Nahanni National Park Reserve
Location of Nahanni National Park Reserve in Canada
LocationNorthwest Territories, Canada
Nearest cityFort Simpson
Fort Liard
Nahanni Butte
Coordinates61°32′50″N 125°35′22″W / 61.54722°N 125.58944°W / 61.54722; -125.58944Coordinates: 61°32′50″N 125°35′22″W / 61.54722°N 125.58944°W / 61.54722; -125.58944
Area30,050 km2 (11,600 sq mi)[1]
Established1972
Governing bodyParks Canada
UNESCO World Heritage Site
CriteriaNatural: vii, viii
Reference24
Inscription1978 (2nd Session)

Nahanni National Park Reserve is a national park reserve in Northwest Territories, Canada. It is about 500 kilometres (310 mi) west of Yellowknife. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978.[2] The park has an area of about 30,050 square kilometres (11,600 sq mi).

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