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Glacier Bay National Park

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by allie mcallister on 9 June 2011

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Transcript of Glacier Bay National Park

Glacier Bay National Park The Map of Glacier Bay and the scenery Tundra biome Lies between Pacific Ocean and the Glacier Bay The Huna Tlingit people have lived
here from prehistoric times to present day. Alaskan Brown Bear, Bald Eagle, Harbor Seal, Humpback Whale, Sockeye Salmon, and Steller Sea Lion They hunted and fished as their food source Sydney Cocco, Emily Hopkins, and Allie McAllister. Mrs. Woodruff, Mrs. Filano, and Mrs. Foulton A1, A1, and A3. http://www.glacier.bay.national-park.com/info.htm Bibliography http://members.home.nl/t.overberg1/History.htm http://www.nps.gov/glba/index.htm (Concerns) People Our concerns are the animals. We are interested on how the animals are being treated. Some issues are: The breaking away of iceburgs are the animals homes. Some say this is the destruction of their homes and Global Warming. Floating and breaking away of the iceburgs. This can indanger Polar Bears, Penguins, and other important animals. What makes Glacier Bay Park special? 3.3 million acres of majestic wilderness which makes it
one of the largest glacial parks

1/5 is made up of marine waters

over 200 species of fish (all 5 types of salmon, variety of crabs,
clams, shrimp, seaweeds, snails, and more)

safe breedingplace for the endangered Humpback whale and
Stellar sea lion.

tallest peak reaches 15,320 feet. Weather Climate: mild winters and cool summers
summer: 50-60 degrees F (10-15 degrees C)
winter: 25-40 degrees F (-2-5 degrees C)
70 inches of precipitation
April, May, June: driest months
September,October: wettest Producer, Carnivore,
Decomposer Producer: Dryas Carnivore: bald eagle decomposer: bacteria Consequences animals become extinct
food chain imbalence
plant species die out www.scenicglaciers.com/glacier-bay-national-park www.glacierbay.org/weather Solution we can make sure
to preserve the habitat
as best as we can Glacier Bay National park and katmai National
park are both known for their brown bears and
magnificent glaciers.They are both also located
in Alaska. Although the two parks are very similar glacier bay is home to 50 glaciers.And the Glacier Bay makes up 27 percent of the park. Similarities Differences Glacier Bay and Katmai national park Glacier Bay and Francisco Coloane National Park Similarities Both Parks contain glaciers, snowcapped mountain ranges, and freshwater rivers and lakes.The coastal and marine ecosystems in both parks are home to similar endangered species. Differences Glacier Bay National Park is located 42 minutes in the north latitude, and Francisico Coloane National Park is located 53 minutes in the south latitude.
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