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Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek World Heritage Site

Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek, United States

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Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek is an international park system located in Canada and the U.S., at the border of Yukon, Alaska and British Columbia.

It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 for the spectacular glacier and icefield landscapes as well as for the importance of grizzly bears, caribou and Dall sheep habitat. The total area of the site is over 32,000,000 acres (130,000 km2).

The international system comprises parks located in two countries and three administrative regions:

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  • WDPA ID2018
  • NameKluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek
  • Original NameKluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek
  • Country / TerritoryCAN, USA
  • Sub locationUS-AK, CA-YT, US-AK, CA-YT
  • IUCN CategoryNot ApplicableWhat is this?
  • English DesignationWorld Heritage Site
  • Designation TypeInternational
  • StatusInscribed
  • Status Year1979
  • Reported Area km298391.21
  • Marinetrue
  • Reported Marine Area km213355.0
  • No TakeNot Reported
  • No Take Area km20.0
  • Governance TypeNot Reported
  • International Criteria(vii)(viii)(ix)(x)
  • Management AuthorityNot Reported
  • Management Plan URLNot Reported

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