Week 3 Lecture

Week 3 Lecture - Montana National parks and Preserves...

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Montana National parks and Preserves Montana contains many parks, trails, sites, and monuments. Several of theseattractions extend into other states. Glacier national Park, one of the more well-known and visited parks, covers over one million acres or 16,000 square mile. This area was designated the tenth national park on May 11, 1910. Over seventy species of mammals including the grizzly bear, wolvering, gray wolf and lynx reside in the park. Over 260 species of birds also visit or live in the park. Nez perce National Historical parkextends into four states: Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Lewis and Clark first encountered the Nez Perce nation on September 20, 1805. Clark's journal entry described them as follows: "They call themselves Cho punnish or Pierced Noses; their dialect appears very different from the flatheads, darker than the Flatheads, similar dress with more beads that are white and blue, brass and copper in different forms, shells and wear their hair in the same way. .."
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course IS 3260 taught by Professor Idemudia during the Spring '12 term at Kennesaw.

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