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INVESTICE DO ROZVOJE VZDĚLÁVÁNÍ Podpora rozvoje cizích jazyků pro Evropu 21. stol. Tento projekt je spolufinancován Evropským sociálním fondem a státním rozpočtem České republiky.
Overview The United States has 58 protected areas known as National Parks National Parks must be established by an act of the United States Congress The first National Park, Yellowstone, was signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872Ulysses S. Grant The newest National Park is Great Sand Dunes, established in 2004.Great Sand Dunes Twenty-seven states have National Parks
The National Park with the greatest visitation is Great Smoky Mountains, with over nine million visitors in 2008
Grand CanyonGrand Canyon, Arizona 18 miles (29km) wide a mile (1.6km) deep The Colorado River 5 million visitors each year (the South Rim) Free shuttle buses $80 pass to all national parks
Hawasupai Waterfall in Grand Canyon Havasupai Indian Reservation is just south of the national park home to the Havasupai Indians The village runs a small café, lodge, post office, school, church, clinic, police station, and a general store
Yellowstone World's First National Park, established in 1872 Located in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho Wildlife - bison, moose, elk, pronghorn, bears, gray wolf The park is home to one of the world's largest calderas, over 300 geysers, hot springs, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.overgeysers
centered over the Yellowstone Caldera, the largest supervolcano on the continent Yellowstone experiences thousands of small earthquakes every year the Yellowstone River
Fires in National Parks Wildfire is a natural part of most ecosystems, and plants have adapted to them in a variety of ways - tree species have cones that are only opened by the heat of fire.
ArchesArches, Utah contains the world's largest concentration of natural stone arches oddly eroded sandstone forms such as fins, pinnacles, spires, balanced rocks, and arches created by water, ice, extreme weather conditions Famous sights: Delicate Arch, Balanced Rock
Sequoia National Park California home to giants: immense mountains, deep canyons, and huge trees Managed as one park together with Kings Canyon the second national park human - bear interactions, store all food properly
Giant Forest The largest trees on Earth The General Sherman Tree – world’s largest tree 1850’s miners and hunters cut sequoias down Fallen sequoia was made into cabin, now called Tharp’s Log
Yosemite National park Sierra Nevada visited by over 3.5 million people each year high concentration of waterfalls, Yosemite Falls is the highest in North America glaciers in the park are small and occupy areas that are in almost permanent shade Half Dome Rock climbing is an important part of Yosemite
Acadia National Park 20th-century visionaries donated the land that became Acadia National Park, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. - building the carriage roads a favorite vacation destination combination of mountains, islands and ocean, lakes and ponds
INVESTICE DO ROZVOJE VZDĚLÁVÁNÍ Tento projekt je spolufinancován Evropským sociálním fondem a státním rozpočtem České republiky. Tato výuková prezentace byla pořízena z finančních prostředků hrazených Evropským sociálním fondem a rozpočtem České republiky.