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 Statue Of Liberty National Monument (National Park Service)
Located on 12-acre Liberty Island in New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty was a gift of international friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is one of the most universal symbols of political freedom and democracy.
The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886 and was designated a National Monument on October 15, 1924.
Statue Of Liberty National Monument (National Park Service)
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 The Global Encyclopedia : Hotels : Travel
During the 19th century, many new states were added to the original thirteen as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
After long debate, this was supplanted by the Constitution of a more centralized federal government in 1789.
Two of the major traumatic experiences in the nation's history were the American Civil War ( 1861 - 65) and the Great Depression of the 1930s.
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 Thailand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The bicameral Thai parliament is the National Assembly (รัฐสภา, rathasapha) which consists of a House of Representatives (สภาผู้แทนราษฎร, sapha phuthaen ratsadon) of 500 seats and a Senate (วุฒิสภา, wuthisapha) of 200 seats.
The Kingdom of Thailand is a country in Southeast Asia, bordering Laos and Cambodia to the east, the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia to the south, and the Andaman Sea and Myanmar to the west.
Thailand's origin is traditionally tied to the short-lived kingdom of Sukhothai founded in 1238, after which the larger kingdom of Ayutthaya was established in the mid-14th century.
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 Education - National Parks
National parks are areas of land set aside for their predominantly unspoiled natural landscapes and their flora and fauna.
The prime functions of national parks are the preservation of the natural environment and the conservation of biodiversity, but they are also important recreation areas, providing opportunities to explore and enjoy the natural environment and experience a variety of other activities, depending on the particular park.
In spite of the fact they are termed 'national parks', they come under the jurisdiction of the state and territory governments.
www.mdbc.gov.au /education/encyclopedia/national_park/national_parks.htm   (221 words)

  
 The Global Encyclopedia : Hotels : Travel
During the 19th century, many new states were added to the original thirteen as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
After long debate, this was supplanted by the Constitution of a more centralized federal government in 1789.
Two of the major traumatic experiences in the nation's history were the American Civil War ( 1861 - 65) and the Great Depression of the 1930s.
united-states.asinah.net /american-encyclopedia/wikipedia/n/na/nationa...   (221 words)

  
 Argentina - Review: "Argentina -- Journey to the End of the World."
The city is also home to an astronomical observatory and the National Meteorological Institute.
Argentina is a diverse country with plenty to see and do, even for the most jaded of seen it all travellers.
If time is limited, you can always buy the Visit Argentina Airpass, issued by Aerolneas Argentinas and Austral Lneas Areas in your own country, which allows you to travel cheaply in Argentina, or the Mercosur Airpass for an airtour of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /travel/national_parks_international/argentina_1/_comments/38882   (221 words)

  
 Argentina - National Parks
Argentina posseses numerous National Parks especially created to preserve landscapes, geological, and palaeontologic patrimonies, and autochthonous flora and fauna of our country.
just as the other National Parks located in the Andean Patagonia, posseses an uneven mountaineous relief with valleys peppered by rivers and lakes of unparalleled beauty among which we can find the Futalaufquen, Verde, Menndez and Rivadavia lakes.
The Visitors Centre, The National Park Intendancy and its Forest keeper headquarters are meeting points and ideal places to obtain information.
www.argentinaturistica.com /2parquesnac.htm   (221 words)

  
 Guatemala - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Guatemala still has not addressed the inequity of an agriculturally based economy where 1% of the population controls over 60% of the land and wealth.
Guatemala became independent of Spain in 1821, first as a part of the
Main influences of the Maya and Spanish colonists can still be seen throughout Guatemala.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Guatemala   (221 words)

  
 National Parks: Río Dulce, Guatemala: Naranjo
The information for the Río Dulce National Park was provided by Río Dulce National Park, Centro de Estudios Conservacionistas (CECON), Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo (INGUAT), Instituto de Antropología e Historia de Guatemala (IDAEH), CONAP, Departamento de Planeamiento, Estudios y Proyectos and Unidad de Vida Silvestre y Manejo Forestal.
www.nps.gov /centralamerica/guatemala/naranjo.shtml   (221 words)

  
 Theme Parks - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch
National Parks : 2005 Wall Calendar (Our National Parks)
Today, amusement parks have largely been replaced by theme parks, and the two terms are often used interchangeably.
If David Muench's photographs of U.S. parks and monuments fail to take your breath away, you may want to check your pulse.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /theme_parks.htm   (221 words)

  
 Canadian National Parks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canada's parks are managed to first protect the ecological integrity of the park, and secondarily to allow the public to explore, learn about and enjoy Canada's natural spaces.
Parks which are referred to as National Park Reserves will become National Parks once outstanding land claim issues have been resolved.
Canada's two NMCA's are found in Ontario and Quebec.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_National_Parks   (396 words)

  
 The educational encyclopedia, national parks, forests, trees
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Bialowieski national park one of the oldest national parks in Europe (established in 1932), it covers the central part of Bialowieza Forest which is worldwide known for its natural forest and the restitutional breeding of the European bison
Bialowieski national park Bialowieski national park is the oldest national park in Poland and one of the oldest in Europe.
users.telenet.be /educypedia/general/parks.htm   (1157 words)

  
 The Role of the National Parks in Tanzania
The 14 national parks, many of which form the core of a much larger protected ecosystem, have been set aside to preserve the country’s rich natural heritage, and to provide secure breeding grounds where its fauna and flora can thrive, safe from the conflicting interests of a growing human population.
Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) is also currently acquiring further land to expand certain parks, and to raise the status of traditional migration corridors connecting protected areas.
TANAPA is working hard to ensure that local communities have a sense of ownership and a vested interest in the future of the parks by sharing the rewards of conservation and delivering tangible benefits.
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 Nordic Culture > Swedish National Parks and environment protection in Sweden - Scandinavica.com
The island was also one of the first National Parks created in Sweden in 1909.
Another highlight of the Garphyttan National Park is the panorama from the Svensbodaberget mountains.
The Park's main highlights are the alpine peaks and glaciers of the Akka mountains, the Kierkau cliffs, the Ahutjukårså rock ravine, the beautiful Teusadalen valley, and the Vietas virgin pine forest.
www.scandinavica.com /culture/nature/sweden.htm   (2182 words)

  
 Parks
National parks of Northern Ireland Mountains of Mourne.
Missouri National and State Parks Morris State Park Onondaga Cave State Park Pershing State Park Pomme de Terre State P...
List of national parks of Guatemala Guatemala include: Cerro Baúl Grutas de Lanquín Mirador Río Azul Tikal Río Dulce Sip...
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/parks.html   (2182 words)

  
 ARGENTINA NATIONAL PARKS
National Parks From Iguazu Falls to Tierra del Fuego, Argentina maintains a number of national parks (PN), natural reserves (RN or AN), provincial or regional parks (PP) and national monuments (NM).
Most of the better known ones are in Patagonia, but a visitor to many of the areas within the country is sure to find a regional national park.
Private reserve or huge national park, much variety and scenery!
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 Argentina - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch
Argentina's population is overwhelmingly Roman Catholic, which is Argentina's official religion, but it also has the largest Jewish population in Latin America, about 300,000 strong, and is home to one of the largest Islam ic mosque s in Latin America.
Argentina was then marked by periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions.
Argentina hotel & inn reservations - make hotel reservations with a secure server online or with a toll-free number.
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During the 19th century, many new states were added to the original thirteen as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
After long debate, this was supplanted by the Constitution of a more centralized federal government in 1789.
Two of the major traumatic experiences in the nation's history were the American Civil War ( 1861 - 65) and the Great Depression of the 1930s.
united-states.asinah.net /american-encyclopedia/wikipedia/n/na/nationa...   (2182 words)

  
 Hike Dominica: complete details of all Dominica's hikes, trails, mountains, waterfalls, lakes and more.
Our well-established National Park service covers much of the island and there is an extensive network of trails that allow you to discover a wealth of hidden waterfalls, lakes, flora and fauna amid our lush tropical rainforest.
With its precipitous slopes and deeply-incised valleys, fifty fumaroles and hot springs, freshwater lakes, a "boiling lake" and five volcanoes...together with the richest biodiversity in the Lesser Antilles, Morne Trois Pitons National Park presents a rare combination of natural features of World Heritage value.
With several peaks over 4,000ft, it also boasts the only World Heritage Site in the Eastern Caribbean - Morne Trois Pitons National Park:
www.visit-dominica.com /hikedominica.cfm   (2182 words)

  
 Hidden National Parks
National Park Guide (PDF) showing a chart comparision of all the activities and services available at the National Parks.
Hidden National Parks is normally priced at $47.77, but as part of our "Internet Indroductory Offer", you can get it for only $29.97.
If you're not totally thrilled with Hidden National Parks for any reason (or for no reason at all) then just send me an email and I'll give you a 100% refund.
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 List of national parks of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
French national parks draw over 7 million visitors every year.
National parks in France are maintained by Parcs Nationaux de France.
There are seven French national parks which protect a total of 3,710 km in central zones and 9,162 km in secondary zones.
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 National parks of Britain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Britain, National Parks are managed areas of outstanding landscape where habitation and commercial activities are restricted.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_parks_of_Britain   (2182 words)

  
 Anti Essays : : Canadian National Parks
National parks are also protected through the Environmental Impact Assessment and review process, which ensures that all the possible adverse effects of any project or activity proposed for lands or waters in national parks are identified and evaluated.
The goal of Canada\'s national parks is to represent and protect examples of the diversity of Canada\'s natural heritage and to encourage public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of this natural heritage so as to leave it unimpaired for future generations.
National parks are protected by federal legislation from all forms of extractive resource use such as mining, forestry, agriculture and sport hunting.
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 Canadian National Park
The present park was formed by the union of two parks, the Yoho and the Rocky Mountain Park.
Canadian National Park, a pleasure ground of the Canadian Northwest.
It is one of the great parks of the world.
www.factopia.com /aiton-encyclopedia-vol1/canadian-national-park.htm   (219 words)

  
 GORP - Outdoor Ireland - National Parks
With 2,000 hectares of mountains and grassland, this is a park with a blend of ruggedness and moist luxuriance that epitomizes the west of Ireland.
Some of the park's wild plants are shared with the oceanic lands of southwest Europe, such as the arbutus, or strawberry tree, growing at the edge of the woods and along the rocky lake shore, or the greater butterwort, flourishing in the bog.
The park entrance is on the Clifden side of Letterfrack village and the visitor center is in restored farm buildings.
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 Parks
National parks of Northern Ireland Mountains of Mourne.
List of national parks of Kenya The Kenya is maintained by the Kenya Wildlife Service.
Parks, Louisiana Parks is a village located in 2000 census, the village had a total population of 533.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/parks.html   (219 words)

  
 Geography - National Parks
National parks are designated to conserve the natural beauty and cultural heritage of areas of outstanding landscape value, and also to promote opportunities for public understanding and enjoyment of their special qualities.
National parks currently constitute 9% of the land area of England and Wales.
10 of these were designated in the 1950s following the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949, and The Broads (Norfolk/Suffolk) has had a similar status since 1989.
www.statistics.gov.uk /geography/nat_parks.asp   (219 words)

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