Ivvavik / Vuntut / Herschel Island (Qikiqtaruk)
Ivvavik / Vuntut / Herschel Island (Qikiqtaruk) is part of the Tentative list of Canada in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
Together, Ivvavik National Park of Canada, Vuntut National Park of Canada, and Herschel Island (Qikiqtaruk) Territorial Park comprise 15 500 km2 of wilderness. These parks comprise a land rich in wildlife, such as 10 percent of the world’s caribou population, in variety of landscape and in vegetation. This is the land of the Inuvialuit and Vuntut Gwitchin, who have hunted, fished and traded in the region for thousands of years. The cultural landscape’s rich and complex human history is expressed through archaeological evidence and oral history.
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2004 Added to Tentative List
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