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Gros Morne National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
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The Tablelands in Gros Morne National Park
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Location Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Area 1,805 km2 (697 sq mi)
Established 1973
Governing body Parks Canada
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Criteria Natural: vii, viii
Reference 419
Inscription 1987 (11th Session)

Gros Morne National Park is a national park on the west coast of Newfoundland, Canada. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. It has been a national park since 2005, and a national reserve since 1973. It has an area of 1,805 km2 (697 sq mi), making it the second largest national park in Atlantic Canada. The park takes its name from a mountain in the area. Its name means "large mountain standing alone" in French.

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