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Jasper National Park

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Samir Botan

on 9 April 2013

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Jasper National Park Climate Landform Region Landform Region Jasper National Park is located within the Western Cordillera Region A glacier created this valley, which it then melted in, forming this lake in Jasper National Park in Alberta Attractions There are many different attractions in
Jasper National Park. For example... Precipitation Maligne Canyon In the Canadian Rockies there are 69 naturally occurring species of mammals. It is very common to see elk, deer, bighorn sheep, coyote and black bear throughout Jasper National Park. The valley is U-shaped because it was carved by a glacier, not the river you see here Although the Pacific Ocean lies several mountain ranges away, winds from the sea bring warm air and moisture to the mountains Spring comes to the valley bottoms in mid-April and reaches the mountain tops by mid-June July is the warmest month with a mean daily maximum temperature of 22.5 degrees Celsius. Here is Fryatt Valley from the top of the head wall. It contains the tallest mountain in Alberta(Mt.Columbia, 3747 metres) Thanks to winter snow and summer rain, Jasper's landscape is rich and green. Mt. Edith Cavell A
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National Park Pika Rabbit Mule Deer Pine Marten Cougar Black Bear Pika Rabbit Pine Martin Wildlife Vegetation The park receives roughly 4 metres of precipitation annually, over an average of 144 days of the year. Millions of years ago, the mountain ranges within Jasper were built by a process of sedimentation, compression and uplift. The brownish Main Ranges, which straddle the continental divide, were formed about 120 million years ago, largely of coarse sandstone, slate, limestone, shale and quartz. Tourism Activities Summer c
g wildlife watching backpacking horseback riding snowshoeing skiing ice fishing Hiking Hiking canoeing skating Winter Tourism Activities Main Economic Activities There is only one main economic activity which brings the money to Jasper National Park Thanks for listening to our
presentation. Tourism Location The type of soil at jasper national park varies. In the warmer, drier areas, the soil is more calcified because the water moves upward, bringing nutrients with it. The wetter, colder areas have a more leeched soil, due to excessive moisture, keeping the nutrients at the bottom, where the roots can't reach. Largest City Near Jasper National Park The largest city nearest to Jasper National Park is Edmonton, Aberta Edmonton city is 684.37 km2 Edmonton Census Metropular Area(CMA) , similar to GTA, is 9,426.73 km2 The population of Edmonton city is estimated 818,000 In the CMA, the population is 1,160,000 By: Samir And Liban
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