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India can’t open Siachen Glacier for tourism: FO

India can’t open Siachen Glacier for tourism: FO

The Foreign Office Thursday categorically said the Siachen Glacier is a disputed territory which India cannot open for tourism. “India has made attempts to occupy the territory of Siachen. The disputed land cannot be opened for tourists,” Foreign Office spokesman Dr Faisal said here at a weekly press briefing. ‘);(playerPro=window.playerPro||[]).push(i);})(); ...

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Born into National Parks

Born into National Parks

As the daughter of a Mount Rainier National Park ranger, Becky Lomax has been exploring national parks since she was born. An original Yellowstone guidebook called “Geyserland and Wonderland” sits on her kitchen table in Columbia Falls that her great grandparents bought when they visited in 1904, before the National ...

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The Best Things to Do in Every National Park

The Best Things to Do in Every National Park

Construction began in 1921 on the 53-mile long Going-to-the-Sun Road, which spans the width of Glacier National Park from the park’s west entrance to Divide Creek in St. Mary on the eastern boundary. When built, the road was a feat of modern engineering that still tortures those charged with its ...

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Video shows illegal golfing activity in Glacier National Park

Video shows illegal golfing activity in Glacier National Park

Common sense would seem to dictate that, while visiting national parks, it’s not OK to hit golf balls into protected wilderness. Nor is such a reckless act of littering legal. But video footage has surfaced showing tourists doing just that while stopped on a canyon road inside Montana’s Glacier National ...

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Jakobshavn Isbrae: Mighty Greenland glacier slams on brakes

Jakobshavn Isbrae: Mighty Greenland glacier slams on brakes

Image copyright Copernicus Sentinel data (2019)/Esa Image caption Jakobshavn in April this year: The glacier is an important drainage outlet for the Greenland Ice Sheet European satellites have detailed the abrupt change in behaviour of one of Greenland‘s most important glaciers. In the 2000s, Jakobshavn Isbrae was the fastest flowing ...

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