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Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Alaska

Created in 1980 and extending to over five million hectares, Wrangell St. Elias is the largest national park in the USA and a place that defies superlatives.

It encompasses several mountain ranges and boasts nine of the sixteen highest peaks in North America, including the second and third highest.

Bordered by Canada’s Kluane National Park the two parks together make up over eight million hectares of canyons, valleys, towering mountains and ice-fields. The 204 kilometre-long Bagley Icefield is the largest non-polar ice sheet in North America, whilst the Malaspina Glacier alone is larger than Rhode Island state.

Wildlife here transcends all other Alaskan parks in its abundance and diversity, with healthy populations of moose, grizzly and black bears, Dall sheep, wolverines, mountain goats and three herds of caribou.

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