Gros Morne National Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsGros Morne National Park
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)|
|Governing body||Parks Canada|
|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|Criteria||Natural: vii, viii|
|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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American black bear in Gros Morne National Park
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