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    It is believed that the furnace in the visitor center malfunctioned and caused the sprinkler system to activate early this morning. There is water damage to the building, its contents, and some of the utility systems. The damages are being assessed.

Glacier Vocabulary

Jeopardy with vocabulary words
Jeopardy with vocabulary words
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Did you know that 'alpine' is the area about tree line? Or that a U-shaped valley was created by the weathering of glaciers? Whether you are preparing your students for a visit to Glacier, reviewing keywords after a field trip in the park, or learning about nature and life science in your classroom, you can learn more by looking at our Vocabulary List. Words are classified based on subject to make it easy to pick out words that are appropriate for the program or topic you are studying. The list was compiled from vocabulary used on our ranger-led field trips. Click here to view or print list (pdf format).

Did You Know?


Did you know that in 1932, Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park became the world’s first International Peace Park due to the good work between the two nation’s rotary clubs?