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    Yellowstone National Park

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    Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park is the world’s first national park founded in 1872. It is located in the state of Wyoming and extends into Montana and Idaho. Amazingly‚ this park is big enough to be its own state. It measures over 2 million acres in size‚ making this park larger than both Rhode Island and Delaware combined. Yellowstone is not your ordinary park‚ and its benefits to humanity are truly significant. With millions of visitors each year‚ Yellowstone is an

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    Arcadia National park

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    Acadia National Park There are many amazing National Parks in the United States‚ Acadia national Park is a beautiful park located in Maine. One of the most beautiful things about this park is their mountains. On one of their mountains there looks to be a boulder that is bubble rock. According to “down east and Acadia” Scientists believe that it was formed together by the movement of the glaciers and that the rock had traveled forty miles. The closest town near Acadia National Park is Bar

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    1916 that created the National Park Service. The National Park Service had the distinct roles of “conserving the scenery and national and historic objects and wildlife… [and] leaving [the parks] unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.” However‚ less than sixty years later‚ the protected lands were in danger of destruction. In 1972‚ specialists at the World Conference on National Parks stated that overcrowding and overurbanization threatened the role of national parks as safe havens for

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    Sequoia National Park

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    Sequoia National Park‚ which is located in the southern end slopes of Sierra Nevada Mountains. The distinctive and unique natural phenomena that Sequoia national park possesses is due to its location‚ difference of ground elevation and weather. The park is known for having exceptional canyons‚ caves‚ coniferous forests‚ and rivers. Its forests are noticeable for its large variety of tree species and groves of giant Sequoias trees. Even though most of the mature Sequoias trees in the park are

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    National Parks

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    feel as you enter a national park? Many words have been written to describe the experience‚ but nothing can truly capture the complete amazement as the breathtaking views catch your breath. It’s something you must discover for yourself at least once in your lifetime‚ if not time and time again. Though songs‚ poems and photographs have tried to capture the essence of national parks‚ only your senses will tell the true story. In this research paper I will be discussing national parks. I will be explaining

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    Yosemite National Park

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    Justin Doll GEOL C105 October 24‚ 2014 National Park Essay Yosemite National Park first became a national park in 1890 with the help of Yosemite’s most famous advocate‚ John Muir. (APN Media‚ LLC‚ 2013) The park boasts some of the most easily recognizable geologic features in the world. Many of the most recognizable features are glacier cut granite walls and domes‚ and the waterfalls that fall off of them. The views of and from features like El Capitan‚ Half Dome‚ Glacier Point‚ Clouds Rest compared

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    Banff National Park is Canada’s oldest national park‚ established in 1885 in the Rocky Mountains. Banff is the third-oldest national park in the world. In 1883‚ three railway workers‚ Thomas McCardell‚ William McCardell and Frank McCabe discovered a number of hot springs (now known as cave and basin) at the base of what is now called Sulphur Mountain. The park started as a 25 square kilometers (10 square mile) reserve around the Sulphur Mountain Hot Springs‚ established by the Dominion of Canada

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    history of National Park system presented in the video tells us the story of people from different backgrounds who devoted their lives to build the national parks. The national park idea is aimed to preserve and protect the natural resources for everyone and for all the time. Through the history of National Park that captured in the video‚ it showed that everyone is included‚ given the equal opportunity to be part of the national park‚ regardless of race‚ ethnic‚ gender‚ religion‚ and age. National parks

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    Hantavirus It seems that the there has been an outbreak of a rare‚ deadly virus called the Hantavirus in Yosemite National Park. According to the article‚ there has been an outbreak of hantavirus infections in Curry Village‚ a popular camping site in Yosemite‚ and that two people have already died from it. However‚ this isn’t the first time the hantavirus has spread. In 1993‚ the virus had been first discovered when a terrifying outbreak unfolded in the Four Corners Area of Colorado‚ New Mexico

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    Everglades National Park

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    Everglades National Park 1 Everglades National Park Name University of Phoenix SCI/230 September 23‚ 2010 Everglades National Park 2 When it comes to one of the biggest national parks in the world‚ with beautiful animals‚ some on the verge of extinction and also all of the beautiful landforms it possesses a name that come to mind is the Everglades National Park located in the southern section of the Florida peninsula. The Everglades National park covers about 1‚506‚539

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