The frozen paradise; Akshaya Ganesh; The Hindu

USA – Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek

For a change, let’s get to know about four national parks along the Canadian-U.S. border that are home to icy peaks and beautiful glaciers.

From arid deserts to marshy wetlands and snow-capped mountains, nature manifests itself in many landscapes. To visit one such natural heritage, we travel along the border of Canada and the United States to four national and provincial parks.

An overview:

This UNESCO World Heritage Site consists of four parks – Kluane National Park and Reserve, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, and Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park.

These parks are protected areas along the boundary of Canada and the United States. They contain the largest non-polar icefield in the world and are home to some of the world’s longest and beautiful glaciers.

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