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Glacier National Park
By Bridget Beardsley
• Glacier National Park is Made of: Mountains,
Valleys, and Glaciers(of course)
• Mt. Cleveland is the tallest peak at 10,466 feet
and more than one hundred more summits rise
above 8,000 feet.
• Some of the Mountains in the park are:
Loneman Mountain, Chief Mountain, and Long
Fellow Peak.
• About 60 million years ago the earth’s crust
began to shift.
• People have explored in Glacier National
Park for thousands of years.
• American Indians lived in the park 10,000
years ago.
• David Thompson was the first European
American to record what he saw at Glaicer
National Park.
• The park has hundreds of lakes and thousands of waterfalls ,more than 700 miles.
• The glaciers also changed the color of the water when
the glaciers moved and turned them into powder. To
make them turquoise.
• Running Eagle falls is one of the thousands of waterfalls
in Glacier National Park.
• Canada’s Warterton Lakes National Park at Glacier
National Park share the border between the USA and
Rocks and Minerals
• There are many rocks and minerals in Glacier National
• Rock and soil under the water slowly harden into thick
layers of limestone, mudstone, and sandstone.
• The ancient rocks of the Belt Sea that form our
mountains have much less limestone and fewer fossils
than the younger rock exposed in most of Rockies.
• The varied colors in the mountains include the red,
greens, and maroons.