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Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
The Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
is the union of the Waterton Lakes National Park
Waterton Lakes National Park
in Canada
Canada
and the Glacier National Park in the United States. Both parks are declared Biosphere Reserves by UNESCO and their union as a World Heritage Site.Contents1 History 2 See also 3 References 4 Further reading 5 External linksHistory[edit]The park's sign at the Chief Mountain border crossingThe union of the parks was achieved through the efforts of Rotary International members from Alberta
Alberta
and Montana, on June 18, 1932
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Landsat 7
Landsat 7
Landsat 7
is the seventh satellite of the Landsat program. Launched on April 15, 1999, Landsat 7's primary goal is to refresh the global archive of satellite photos, providing up-to-date and cloud-free images. The Landsat Program is managed and operated by the USGS, and data from Landsat 7
Landsat 7
is collected and distributed by the USGS. The NASA World Wind
World Wind
project allows 3D images from Landsat 7
Landsat 7
and other sources to be freely navigated and viewed from any angle
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Chief Mountain Border Station And Quarters
The Chief Mountain Border Station and Quarters is a customs station on the Canada–United States border in Glacier County, Montana. Located on Montana Highway 17, the station is operated seasonally, primarily for tourist traffic between Glacier National Park in Montana and Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta. The station is named after Chief Mountain, a prominent peak in the vicinity. The station is owned by the General Services Administration and operated by the U.S. Customs Service, and is located within the boundaries of Glacier National Park. The station is a notable example of the National Park Service Rustic style and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]Contents1 Description 2 Historic designation 3 Status 4 ReferencesDescription[edit]Chief Mountain Border StationThe Chief Mountain International Highway was completed in 1936. The customs station was built in 1939, designed by A. Paul Brown of the National Park Service
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Northern Canada
Northern Canada, colloquially the North, is the vast northernmost region of Canada
Canada
variously defined by geography and politics. Politically, the term refers to three territories of Canada: Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. Similarly, the Far North (when contrasted to the North) may refer to the Canadian Arctic: the portion of Canada
Canada
north of the Arctic
Arctic
Circle and lies east of Alaska
Alaska
and west of Greenland. This area covers about 39 percent of Canada's total land area, but has less than 1 percent of Canada's population. For some purposes,[clarification needed] Northern Canada
Canada
may also include Northern Quebec
Quebec
and Northern Labrador. These reckonings somewhat depend on the arbitrary concept of nordicity, a measure of so-called "northernness" that other Arctic territories share
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Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Town
Town
of LunenburgUNESCO World Heritage SiteOfficial name Old Town
Town
LunenburgType CulturalCriteria iv, vDesignated 1995 (19th session)Reference no. 741State Party  CanadaRegion Europe and North AmericaNational Historic Site of CanadaOfficial name Old Town
Town
Lunenburg Historic District National Historic Site of CanadaDesignated 1991 Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
Heritage Property ActType Heritage Conservation DistrictDesignated 2000Lunenburg is a port town in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Situated on the province's South Shore, Lunenburg is located on the Fairhaven Peninsula at the western side of Mahone Bay
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Eastern Canada
Eastern Canada
Canada
(also the Eastern provinces) is generally considered[by whom?] to be the region of Canada
Canada
east of Manitoba, consisting of the following provinces:New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Ontario
Ontario
and Quebec
Quebec
define Central Canada, while the other provinces constitute Atlantic Canada. Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island are also known as the Maritime Provinces.[2]Contents1 Capitals 2 Definitions 3 Population 4 Politics 5 See also 6 ReferencesCapitals[edit] Ottawa, Canada's capital, is located in Eastern Canada, within the province of Ontario. The capitals of the provinces are in the list below. Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador
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OCLC
OCLC, currently incorporated as OCLC
OCLC
Online Computer Library Center, Incorporated,[3] is an American nonprofit cooperative organization "dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world's information and reducing information costs".[4] It was founded in 1967 as the Ohio College Library Center. OCLC
OCLC
and its member libraries cooperatively produce and maintain WorldCat, the largest online public access catalog (OPAC) in the world
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International Standard Serial Number
An International Standard Serial Number
International Standard Serial Number
(ISSN) is an eight-digit serial number used to uniquely identify a serial publication.[1] The ISSN is especially helpful in distinguishing between serials with the same title. ISSN are used in ordering, cataloging, interlibrary loans, and other practices in connection with serial literature.[2] The ISSN system was first drafted as an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) international standard in 1971 and published as ISO 3297 in 1975.[3] ISO subcommittee TC 46/SC 9 is responsible for maintaining the standard. When a serial with the same content is published in more than one media type, a different ISSN is assigned to each media type. For example, many serials are published both in print and electronic media
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National Geographic (magazine)
National Geographic, formerly the National Geographic
National Geographic
Magazine, is the official magazine of the National Geographic
National Geographic
Society. It has been published continuously since its first issue in 1888, nine months after the Society itself was founded. It primarily contains articles about science, geography, history, and world culture. The magazine is known for its thick square-bound glossy format with a yellow rectangular border and its extensive use of dramatic photographs. Controlling interest
Controlling interest
in the magazine has been held by 21st Century Fox since 2015. The magazine is published monthly, and additional map supplements are also included with subscriptions. It is available in a traditional printed edition and through an interactive online edition
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Natural Resources Canada
The Department of Natural Resources (French: Ministère des Ressources naturelles), operating under the FIP applied title Natural Resources Canada
Canada
(NRCan), is the ministry of the government of Canada responsible for natural resources, energy, minerals and metals, forests, earth sciences, mapping and remote sensing. It was created in 1995 by amalgamating the now-defunct Departments of Energy, Mines and Resources and Forestry. Natural Resources Canada
Canada
(NRCan) works to ensure the responsible development of Canada's natural resources, including energy, forests, minerals and metals. NRCan also uses its expertise in earth sciences to build and maintain an up-to-date knowledge base of our landmass and resources
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United States Geological Survey
The United States
United States
Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States
United States
government. The scientists of the USGS study the landscape of the United States, its natural resources, and the natural hazards that threaten it. The organization has four major science disciplines, concerning biology, geography, geology, and hydrology. The USGS is a fact-finding research organization with no regulatory responsibility. The USGS is a bureau of the United States
United States
Department of the Interior; it is that department's sole scientific agency. The USGS employs approximately 8,670 people[2] and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia
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Geographic Names Information System
The Geographic Names Information System
Geographic Names Information System
(GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States
United States
of America and its territories. It is a type of gazetteer. GNIS was developed by the United States
United States
Geological Survey in cooperation with the United States
United States
Board on Geographic Names (BGN) to promote the standardization of feature names. The database is part of a system that includes topographic map names and bibliographic references. The names of books and historic maps that confirm the feature or place name are cited. Variant names, alternatives to official federal names for a feature, are also recorded
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Rotary International
Rotary International
Rotary International
is an international service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill and peace around the world. It is a non-political and non-sectarian organization open to all people regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, or political preference. There are 34,282 member clubs worldwide, and 1.2 million individuals, known as Rotarians, have joined.[1] Rotarians usually gather weekly for breakfast, lunch, or dinner to fulfill their first guiding principle to develop friendships as an opportunity for service
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Western Canada
Western Canada, also referred to as the Western provinces and more commonly known as the West, is a region of Canada
Canada
that includes the four provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba
Manitoba
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United Nations Educational, Scientific And Cultural Organization
The United Nations
United Nations
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO;[2] French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris
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Parks Canada
Parks Canada
Parks Canada
(French: Parcs Canada), also known as the Parks Canada Agency (French: Agence Parcs Canada), is an agency of the Government of Canada run by a chief executive who answers to the Minister of the Environment. The national park service is mandated to protect and present nationally significant natural and cultural heritage, and foster public understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment in ways that ensure their ecological and commemorative integrity for present and future generations.[1] Parks Canada
Parks Canada
manages 38 National Parks, three National Marine Conservation Areas, 171 National Historic Sites, one National Urban Park, and one National Landmark. The agency also administers lands and waters set aside as potential national parklands, including eight National Park Reserves and one National Marine Conservation Area Reserve
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