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Encyclopedia > Yoho National Park
Yoho National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
Location of Yoho National Park
Location British Columbia, Canada
Nearest city Golden
Coordinates 51°23′43″N 116°29′12″W / 51.39528, -116.48667
Area 1,313 km²
Established 1886
Governing body Parks Canada
World Heritage Site 304
Takakkaw Falls
Takakkaw Falls
Emerald Lake
Emerald Lake

Yoho National Park is located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains along the western slope of the Continental Divide in southeastern British Columbia. Yoho NP is bordered by Kootenay National Park on the southern side and Banff National Park on the eastern side. The name Yoho comes from a Cree word expressing amazement. The World Conservation Union or International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) is an international organization dedicated to natural resource conservation. ... This article is about national parks. ... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (976x790, 57 KB) Summary Location of Canadian national parks Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: List of Canadian national parks Point Pelee National Park Bruce Peninsula National Park Gros Morne National Park Forillon National Park Cape Breton... Motto: Splendor sine occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Steven Point Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 36 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area  Ranked 5th Total 944... Golden is a town in central eastern British Columbia, Canada, located 262 kilometres (163 miles) west of Calgary, Alberta and 713 kilometres (443 miles) east of Vancouver. ... Year 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Parks Canada is a Canadian government agency whose purpose is to protect and present nationally significant examples of Canadas 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. ... For individual mountains named Rocky Mountain, see Rocky Mountain (disambiguation). ... A continental divide is a line of elevated terrain which forms a border between two watersheds such that water falling on one side of the line eventually travels to one ocean or body of water, and water on the other side travels to another, generally on the opposite side of... Motto: Splendor sine occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Steven Point Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 36 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area  Ranked 5th Total 944... Kootenay National Park is located in southeastern British Columbia, Canada covering 1,406 km² (543 mi²) in the Canadian Rockies and is part of a World Heritage Site. ... Moraine Lake, and the Valley of the Ten Peaks Banff National Park is Canadas oldest national park, established in 1885, in the Canadian Rockies. ... Cree is the name for a group of closely-related Algonquian languages spoken by approximately 50,000 speakers across Canada, from Alberta to Labrador. ...


Yoho covers 1,313 km² (507 mi²) and it is the smallest of the four contiguous national parks (NP). Yoho, together with Jasper NP, Kootenay NP and Banff NP, along with three British Columbia provincial parks—Hamber Provincial Park, Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park, and Mount Robson Provincial Park—form the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site. Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Jasper National Park is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, spanning 10,878 km² (4200 mi²). It is located in the province of Alberta, to the north of Banff National Park and west of the city of Edmonton. ... Hamber Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. ... Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. ... Reflections of mountains in Kinney Lake on the Berg Lake Trail, Mount Robson Provincial Park Mount Robson Provincial Park is the largest provincial park in the Canadian Rockies with an area of 2,249 km². The park is located entirely within British Columbia, bordering Jasper National Park in Alberta. ... The Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site is located in the Canadian Rockies. ... A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a specific site (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that has been nominated and confirmed for inclusion on the list maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 State...


The park's administrative offices and visitor centre are located in the town of Field, British Columbia, beside the Trans-Canada Highway. Front entrance to the townsite Field (51° 23′ 48″ N 116° 29′ 9″ W) is a town of approximately 300 people located in the Kicking Horse River valley of southeastern British Columbia, Canada within the confines of Yoho National Park. ... For the Boards of Canada record, see Trans Canada Highway (EP). ...

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World Heritage Site

This park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984, together with the other national and provincial parks that form the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, for the mountain landscapes containing mountain peaks, glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, canyons and limestone caves as well as fossils found here. UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ... A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a specific site (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that has been nominated and confirmed for inclusion on the list maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 State... This article is about national parks. ... // Alberta Aspen Beach Provincial Park Beauvais Lake Provincial Park Big Hill Springs Provincial Park Big Knife Provincial Park Bow Valley Provincial Park Calling Lake Provincial Park Carson-Pagasus Provincial Park Chain Lakes Provincial Park Cold Lake Provincial Park Crimson Lake Provincial Park Cross Lake Provincial Park Cypress Hills Provincial Park... The Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site is located in the Canadian Rockies. ... Perito Moreno Glacier Patagonia Argentina Aletsch Glacier, Switzerland Icebergs breaking off glaciers at Cape York, Greenland This article is about the geological formation. ... Grand Canyon, Arizona Noravank Monastery complex and canyon in Armenia. ... For other uses, see Fossil (disambiguation). ...


Geology

The Kicking Horse River, a Canadian Heritage river, originates in the Wapta and Waputik icefields in the park. This mighty river has created a Natural Bridge through solid rock. This formation is located 3 km west of Field, accessible from the road to Emerald Lake. The Kicking Horse River is a river located in the Canadian Rockies of southeastern British Columbia, Canada. ...


The Canadian Rockies consist of sedimentary rock, with numerous fossil deposits. In particular, the Burgess Shale, located in Yoho National Park, has among the world's richest deposits of rare fossils. The Burgess Shale was discovered in 1909 by Charles Doolittle Walcott. The Canadian Rockies comprise the Canadian segment of the North American Rocky Mountains range. ... Two types of sedimentary rock: limey shale overlain by limestone. ... For other uses, see Fossil (disambiguation). ... Hallucigenia sparsa, one of the organisms unique to the Burgess Shale. ... Charles Doolittle Walcott (March 31, 1850 - February 9, 1927) was an eminent American invertebrate paleontologist. ...


Mountains

  • Mount Burgess 2,599m (8,527ft) is a frequently climbed mountain. For 17 years it was featured on the Canadian ten-dollar bill.
  • Mount Stephen 3,199m (10,496ft) is the tallest of the four mountains that surround the town of Field, British Columbia. A portion of the Burgess Shale fossils were discovered on Mount Stephen.
  • The President 3,138m (10,296ft)
  • The Vice President 3,066m (10,060ft)
  • Mount Goodsir 3,567m (11,703ft)

Mount Burgess 2599m (8527ft. ... The Canadian ten-dollar bill is one of the most common banknotes of the Canadian dollar. ... Mount Stephen is a mountain located in the Kicking Horse River Valley of Yoho National Park, ½ km east of Field. ... Front entrance to the townsite Field (51° 23′ 48″ N 116° 29′ 9″ W) is a town of approximately 300 people located in the Kicking Horse River valley of southeastern British Columbia, Canada within the confines of Yoho National Park. ... Hallucigenia sparsa, one of the organisms unique to the Burgess Shale. ... The President is a peak on the The President/Vice-President Massif, just North of Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park, near the Alpine Club of Canadas Stanley Mitchell hut. ... Mount Goodsir (or the Goodsir Towers) is the highest mountain in the Ottertail Range, a subrange of the Canadian Rockies in British Columbia. ...

Waterfalls

A rainbow over Takakkaw Falls. ...

See also

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Waterton was Canadas fourth national park, formed in 1895 and named after Waterton Lake. ... Located in Alberta, Canada Willmore Wilderness Park is a 4,600 square kilometre (1840 sq. ... St. ... Castle Mountain is a ski resort located 35 kilometers (22 miles) west of Pincher Creek in Westcastle Valley of the Southwestern Alberta Rocky Mountains. ... Fernie Alpine Resort is an Alpine ski resort, located near the town of Fernie, British Columbia, Canada. ... Fortress Mountain is a ski resort in Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada. ... Lake Louise Mountain Resort is a large ski resort located in Banff National Park, in the village of Lake Louise, Alberta. ... Marmot Basin is an alpine ski area located in Albertas Jasper National Park. ... Mout Norquay (also called Ski Bnaff@Norquay) is a ski resort in the Canadian Rockies, near the town of Banff, Alberta. ... Nakiska is a ski resort in Albertas Kananaskis Country. ... Sunshine Village is a ski resort in Banff National Park, Alberta. ... This is a list of incorporated cities of Canada in alphabetical order by province. ... Location of Banff in Alberta Coordinates: , Country  Canada Province  Alberta Region Albertas Rockies Census division 15 Founded 1880 Government [1]  - Mayor John Stutz  - Governing body Banff Town Council  - Manager Robert Earl  - MP Myron Thompson  - MLA Janis Tarchuk Area  - Town 4. ... This article is about the town in Alberta. ... The Municipality of Crowsnest Pass consists of six towns (from east to west): Bellview, Hillcrest, Frank, Blairmore, Coleman, and Crowsnest. ... , Elkford is a small community in southeast British Columbia. ... The City of Fernie is located in the southeast corner of British Columbia, Canada, surrounded by the Canadian Rockies. ... Front entrance to the townsite Field (51° 23′ 48″ N 116° 29′ 9″ W) is a town of approximately 300 people located in the Kicking Horse River valley of southeastern British Columbia, Canada within the confines of Yoho National Park. ... Jasper is a specialized municipality in western Alberta, Canada. ... Lake Louise is both an actual lake and a nearby hamlet located in the Canadian province of Alberta in Banff National Park. ... Sparwood is a town in British Columbia, Canada. ... A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a specific site (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that has been nominated and confirmed for inclusion on the list maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 State... The Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site is located in the Canadian Rockies. ... Dinosaur Provincial Park is a World Heritage Site located about 2 hours drive east of Calgary, Alberta, Canada or 48 kilometres northeast of the community of Brooks. ... Western Brook Pond. ... Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is located where the foothills of the Rocky Mountains begin to rise from the prairie 18 km northwest of Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada on highway 785. ... LAnse aux Meadows (from the French LAnse-aux-Méduses or Jellyfish Cove) is a site on the northernmost tip of the island of Newfoundland, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, where the remains of a Viking village were discovered in 1960 by the Norwegian explorer Helge Ingstad and... Not to be confused with Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia or Lunenburg (municipal district), Nova Scotia. ... Miguasha National Park (French: Parc national Miguasha) is a protected area near Carleton-sur-Mer on the Gaspé Peninsula of Québec. ... Nahanni National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories of Canada, approximately 600 km west of Yellowknife, protects a portion of the Mackenzie Mountains Natural Region. ... 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The Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is the name of the union of the Glacier National Park in the United States and the Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada. ...

 
 

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