Great Canadian Parks / Northwest Territories

Tuktut Nogait National Park
Northwest Territories

 
 
Tuktut NogaitBanff National Park Quiz


The agreement to establish Tuktut Nogait secured a conservation area of 16 340 square kilometres of representative tundra landscape in the Melville Hills, wildlife including the herds of Bluenose caribou, and typical species of Western Arctic vegetation. Located in the Northwest Territories, north of the Arctic Circle and 830 kilometres northwest of Yellowknife, this remote park safeguards a significant portion of a larger national park proposal, presently a land reserve awaiting the completion of consultation and negotiation for its inclusion. Archaeological data collection at present poses some fascinating questions about the first people to inhabit the Tundra Hills natural region represented by the park..

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