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Glacier National Park

Part of Waterton Glacier International Peace Park, this park has 26 remaining glaciers and 130 named lakes under the tall Rocky Mountain peaks. There are historic hotels and a landmark road in this region of rapidly receding glaciers. These mountains, formed by an overthrust, have the world's best sedimentary fossils from the Proterozoic era.

Discover and explore Glacier National Park in the country of United States. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Glacier helps you explore the attractions and points of interest of Glacier. It is located on the continent of North America and its GPS coordinates address is latitude 48.692 and logitude 48.692. [Map of Glacier].

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