Posted by: cherylyoung | April 7, 2015

No place on this universe has this kind of magnificient beauty

Cheryl Young's Blog

Nowhere else on earth has the meeting of land and sea

 created the magnificent beauty of Canada’s Pacific Coast.

The magnificent Pacific Rim National Park is the only

 national park entirely on Vancouver Island, providing

 protection for substantial rain forests and an amazing

 marine environment on the west coast of

 Vancouver Island.

The full force of the mighty Pacific Ocean mercilessly pounds

 the constantly changing shores of this rugged coastline.

The territory now known as the Pacific Rim National Park

 has a significant history, having been inhabited by the

 Nuu-chah-nulth people for thousands of years.

 A rich natural heritage evolved as Vancouver Island

 became isolated from the mainland, retaining a great

 diversity of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians

 and fish species.

The unique Pacific Rim National Park encompasses a total

area of 49,962 hectares of land and ocean in three separate

 geographic units – Long Beach, the Broken Group Islands

 and…

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