Kluane National Park is situated in the Yukon area of northern Canada and is a research paradise for glaciologists, geologists and other scientists. Mountaineers come to scale the impressive heights. Animals are free to roam, protected by stringent legislation. This film reveals many facets of this beautiful park, which has been declared a protected zone by UNESCO,
Ages 14 to 17
Geography - Physical Geography/Geology
Geography - Territory: Protected
Science - Environmental Science
Examine the shifts and changes in the glaciers since the movie's production (1981). Have students research the status of the wildlife populations of Kluane – is there a change? What is the impact of global warming on Kulane? What preventative measures have been implemented to slow or stop the progression? This website provides current information on Kluane.