Elk Island National

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Natural Vs Artificial Islands
... Most of the Earth's islands are natural and have been formed by tectonic forces or volcanic eruptions ... However, there are also artificial or man-made islands ... An example of an artificial island is an island in Osaka Bay off the Japanese island of Honshu, on which Kansai International Airport is located ...
County Fermanagh - Industry and Tourism
... The main town of Fermanagh is Enniskillen (Inis Ceithleann, 'Ceithleann's island') ... The island town hosts a range of attractions including the Castle Coole Estate and Enniskillen Castle, which is home to the museum of The Royal Inniskilling ... Pottery Castle Archdale Crom Estate Devenish Island Florence Court Lough Navar Forest Park Marble Arch Caves ...
Elk Island National Park
... Elk Island National Park (French parc national Elk Island), is one of 43 national parks and park reserves administered by the Parks Canada Agency ... This “island of conservation” is located 35 km east of Edmonton, Alberta along the Yellowhead Highway, which nearly bisects the park ... is Canada's 8th smallest in area, but largest fully enclosed national park, with an area of 194 km² ...
Elk Island National Park - Wildlife - Bison Conservation
... Elk Island National Park has a prominent history in large ungulate conservation ... Close to 400 bison were shipped to Elk Island as a temporary waystation until the fencing at Buffalo Park in Wainwright was completed ... In 1909 the fence was finished and 325 bison were relocated to Buffalo National Park ...
Hispaniola
... Hispaniola (Spanish La Española Haitian Creole Ispayola) is a major island in the Caribbean, containing the two sovereign states of the Dominican Republic and Haiti ... The island is located between the islands of Cuba to the west and Puerto Rico to the east, within the hurricane belt ... It is the ninth-most-populous island in the world, and the most populous in the Americas ...

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