Stanley Park

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Stanley Park is a park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.[1] The park opened on September 27, 1888.[2] It was named after Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby, the Governor General of Canada at the time.[2] It is the third largest urban park in North America.[2] The park covers 404 hectares (1,000 acres).[1] It attracts about 8 million visitors every year.[1] Stanley Park is larger than New York City's Central Park. In Stanley Park there is a large aquarium, a protected forest, the lost lagoon, totems and other attractions.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Stanley Park". The Metro Vancouver Convention and Visitors Bureau. https://www.tourismvancouver.com/activities/stanley-park/. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "The history of Stanley Park". City of Vancouver. http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/stanley-park-history.aspx. Retrieved January 22, 2017.

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