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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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A frozen river of poo is sliding down Denali

A frozen river of poo is sliding down Denali

For decades, tourists, adventure athletes, and nature-lovers have flocked to Alaska’s Denali National Park to explore North America‘s highest peak. And where human traffic tends to accumulate, so too accumulates human waste. Luckily, the vast Denali wilderness offers something of a solution to this problem, albeit a short-sighted one: frozen-over ...

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