Donjek Valley, Kluane National Park, with Donjek Glacier on the right and Donjek River at the centre
Author: Kevin Teague (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic)
Kluane-Wrangell-St Elias-Glacier Bay-Tatshenshini-Alsek are national parks in Canada and United States which were jointly inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site during the 3rd session of the World Heritage Committee which met in Cairo and Luxor, Egypt, on 22-26 October, 1979.
The property includes Kluane National Park and Reserve in Yukon Territory, Canada; Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve in southern Alaska, USA; Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in southeastern Alaska, USA; and Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park in British Columbia, Canada.
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Kathleen Lake, Yukon
Author: John Johnston (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic)
More about Kluane-Wrangell-St Elias-Glacier Bay-Tatshenshini-Alsek
The Kluane / Wrangell – St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek park system is an important habitat for grizzly bears, caribou and Dall sheep. It also has spectacular sceneries of glaciers and icefields.
World Heritage Site Inscription Details
Location: N 61 11 51.3 W 140 59 31.1
Inscription Year: 1979
Type of Site: Natural
Inscription Criteria: VII, VIII, IX, X
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