National parks of the USA.
Yellowstone - is the first national park in the world. It was founded on 1st of March 1872. It's 8983 sq km. Yellowstone is A UNESCO world heritage site. It was situated on a territory of 3 states: Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. Approximately 96 % of the Park lies in Wyoming, 3 % in Montana and 1 % in Idaho. From North to south the Yellowstone is 102 km and from west to east is 87 km.
There are 1870 kinds of plants in the park and about 60 types of animals.In Yellowstone Park there is one of the world's largest petrified forests: the eruption that was thousands of years ago, trees in ashes, and their wood had mineralizable
The highest waterfall is Lower Falls on the Yellowstone river. It is 94 meters high.
Yellowstone is a huge geyser field. In the Park there are about 3 thousand geysers . Among them is the world's largest geyser "Steamboat" , as well as one of the most famous is the geyser "Old campaigner".
In a year about 2 870 295 people visit Yellowstone.
Great Smoky Mountains.
Great Smoky Mountains - is one of the most famous and visiting national parks of the USA. It is is A UNESCO world heritage site. It is situated in a territory of two states: North Carolina and Tennessee. It is 2108,8 sq km. The park was founded on the 15th of June in 1943.
There are 4731kinds of plants and 66 types of animals.
In a year about 9 289 215 people visit Great Smoky Moutains.
Great Smoky Mountain National Park
Yosemite - is a national park in California. The park is 3081 sq km. It was founded on the 1st of October in 1890. It is is A UNESCO world heritage site
There are 160 rare kinds of plants.
One of the most popular places in the park is Yosemite Valley but it takeso nly 1% of the territory of the park.
There are a lot of waterfalls and lakes in the park.
Bride's Veil Waterfall
In a year about 3 million people visit Yosemite.
Yosemite National Park DVD