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Nahanni National Park Reserve
IUCN Category II (National Park)
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Virginia Falls
Location Northwest Territories, Canada
Nearest city Fort Simpson
Fort Liard
Nahanni Butte
Area 30,050 km2 (11,600 sq mi)
Established 1972
Governing body Parks Canada
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Criteria Natural: vii, viii
Reference 24
Inscription 1978 (2nd Session)

Nahanni National Park Reserve is a national park reserve in Northwest Territories, Canada. It is about 500 kilometres (310 mi) west of Yellowknife. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978. The park has an area of about 30,050 square kilometres (11,600 sq mi).


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