Glacier National Park

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, 1,350 sq km, was established as a national park reserve in 1886. Together with YOHO NATIONAL PARK, it was the second national park to be established after Banff. Initially the park reserve extended just 74 sq km along the recently completed CPR main line across ROGERS PASS; the park now includes the original reserve and representative portions of the SELKIRK and PURCELL ranges of the COLUMBIA MTS. The rugged, steep-sided mountains and valleys covered by glaciers enticed...

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