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Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is a merger of [[Canada|Canada's]] [[Waterton Lakes National Park]] and [[United States of America|America's]] [[Glacier National Park]].
 
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is a merger of [[Canada|Canada's]] [[Waterton Lakes National Park]] and [[United States of America|America's]] [[Glacier National Park]].
 
[[Image:St_Mary_Lake.jpg|thumb|300px|St. Mary Lake, Glacier National Park.]]
 
[[Image:St_Mary_Lake.jpg|thumb|300px|St. Mary Lake, Glacier National Park.]]
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Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada [http://pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ab/waterton/index_E.asp]
 
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Parks Canada Agency's International Peace Park page [http://pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ab/waterton/natcul/inter_E.asp]
 
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Revision as of 04:03, 4 April 2006

Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is a merger of Canada's Waterton Lakes National Park and America's Glacier National Park.

St. Mary Lake, Glacier National Park.

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History

Glacier National Park was created on May 11, 1910 by an act of Congress, but did not become a tourist destination until James J. Hill's Great Northern Railway began advertising Glacier National Park as a destination. Hill's advertising suggested that Americans see Glacier National Park before travelling abroad. The campaign worked and two rail stations were used to bring train loads of tourists to the park.

In 1932 Canada's Waterton Lakes National Park and the America's Glacier National Park were united to create Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.


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Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada [1] Parks Canada Agency's International Peace Park page [2]


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