Australian Fossil Mammal Sites

Australian Fossil Mammal Sites - UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the Australian Fossil Mammal Sites: World Heritage inscription: Australia is regarded as the most biologically distinctive continent in the world, an outcome of its almost total isolation for 35 million years following separation from Antarctica. Only two of its seven orders of singularly distinctive marsupial mammals have ever been recorded elsewhere. Two of the …

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Glacier National Park, Montana

Glacier National Park sits in northern Montana along the US/Canadian border. Across the border in Alberta is Waterton National Park, which is its sister park. Together they make up the Waterton/Glacier International Peace Park UNESCO World Heritage Site. Glacier, as the name would suggest, best known for its glaciers, many of which are no longer …

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming/Idaho/Montana

Yellowstone National Park is not only the first national park in the United States but the first national park in the world. Created in 1872, Yellowstone has held its position as the greatest of the parks in North America. It was also one of the first 12 sites to be named a UNESCO World Heritage …

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