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Glacier Fast Facts

World’s first international peace park. Every year since 1932 US officials and Canadian officials meet at the border and pledge not to take up arms against each other.






If you cross the border in the park, your passport will be stamped with a mountain goat shaped stamp.






The park is the most Instagrammed place in the US and the most pinned location on Pinterest in the world.







The temperature has varied by 100 degrees in a single day.

Going-to-the-Sun Road accumulates up to 80 feet of snow in the winter.

The Triple Divide Peak supplies water to three oceans.







There are 762 lakes in the park.





There are 175 mountains in the park.








Every website lists a different number of glaciers remaining, depending on when it was written. It looks like there are 25 left. The largest might be Harrison Glacier at 1.6 million square meters. They are projected to all be gone in 11 years.







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