Lake Clark National Park and Preserve


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Lake Clark National Park and Preserve,

S Alaska. Located across Cook Inlet from Anchorage, the park (2,619,733 acres/1,060,621 hectares) and adjacent preserve (1,410,325 acres/570,982 hectares) feature the jagged peaks of the Chigmit Mts; lakes Clark, Fishtrap, and Iliamna; volcanoes; glaciers; and abundant wildlife. Also within the park and preserve are the 11-mi (18-km) Chilikadrotna Wild River, the 24-mi (39-km) Mulchatna Wild River, and the 51-mi (82-km) Tlikakila Wild River, all authorized in 1980. Lake Clark was proclaimed a national monument in 1978 and became a national park and preserve in 1980. In 1989 and 1990 the Mount Redoubt volcano erupted, dropping ash on Anchorage; it erupted again in 2009. See National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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