Kluane. Copyright © Doug Noon. Image used under Creative Commons 2.0 License.

Kluane National Park and Reserve are two units of Canada’s national park system, located in the extreme southwestern corner of Yukon Territory.  Kluane National Park Reserve was established in 1972, covering 22,016 square kilometers.  The park includes the highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan (19,551 feet) of the Saint Elias Mountains. Mountains, and glaciers dominate the park’s landscape, covering 82% of its area.  Kluane contains close to 105 species of birds, including the rock ptarmigan and the golden and bald eagle.  (Source: Wikipedia, Image: Doug Noon)

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