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By Arman Roy
• Region-West
• State-Montana
• Capital-Helena
• Longitude-113.7180.W
• Latitude-48.180.W
• Glacier National Park is made of mountains
glaciers and valleys.
• Mt. Cleveland is the tallest peek listed at 10,466
feet more than one hundred other summits rise
above 8,000 feet. About 60 million years
ago, Earth’s crust began to shift the rock
layers began to crack and break
• One rock plate slid over another rock plate. The
rock plates pilled up and formed mountains.
Glaciers help shape the land.
People have explored in Glacier National
Park for thousands of years
 American Indians lived in the park for
10,000 years ago.
 David Thompson was the first
European American to record what he
saw at Glacier National Park.
 Glacier National park has many lakes and
 The park has hundreds of lakes thousands of
water falls and more than 700 miles of
 Running Eagle falls is one of the hundreds of
water falls in Glacier National Park.
 Canada's Waterton Lakes and Glacier
National Park shares the border between the
United States and Canada.
There are many rocks and minerals in Glacier
National Park.
Rocks and soil under the water slowly harden
into thick layers of sandstone, mudstone and
The ancient rocks of the sea belt that our
mountains have much less limestone and fewer
The varied colors of the rock in the mountains, including
the red green and maroons are the result of small
amounts of various iron minerals.