Conservation areas in North America

Conservation areas in North America

Under the influence of human economic activity, the nature of North America has changed significantly. To preserve natural complexes in their pristine form, many reserves and national parks have been created. Of course, the pearl of North American nature is Yellowstone National Park, created in 1874, it is located at an altitude of about 2300 m above sea level. The park is known not only for its giant geysers, but also for its unique volcanic and taiga landscapes. In its coniferous forests there are many predators, in particular, bears of baribal and grizzly.

A wonderful creation of nature in North America is the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River. The canyon extends for 350 km, reaching a width of 6 to 28 km and a depth of 1.8 km. On the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon National Park and Canyonland National Park have been established. Every year, these protected places are visited by millions of tourists. Another famous national park of North America is the Death Valley. Located 86 m below sea level, it is the most waterless desert hollow in the world. Its gloomy name the valley received in the middle of the XIX century. after the first gold diggers were killed from thirst. In 1913 the air temperature was recorded here +56.7 ° C.


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Conservation areas in North America