Algonquin Provincial Park

Algonquin Provincial Park (HM14R7)

Location: Richmond Hill, ON 31324 Nipissing District
Country: Canada
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N 45° 35.035', W 78° 21.567'

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Le Parc Provincial Algonquin

Established in 1893, Algonquin was the first provincial park in Canada and the forerunner of Ontario's extensive park system. Many methods now used across Canada to administer multi-purpose parks and explain nature to the public were developed here. Algonquin also became a focus for discussion of seemingly conflicting objectives, such as wilderness protection versus recreation promotion; forest conservation versus logging activity. Its rugged lakeshores and wooded slopes have long attracted many artists and outdoor enthusiasts, fostering intense affection for the Park across the province and the nation.

Le Parc Provincial Algonquin
Premier parc provincial canadien, le parc Algonquin, etabli en 1893, fut a l'origine du vaste reseau de parcs de l'Ontario. Nombre des methodes maintenant utilisees partout au Canada pour gerer les parcs polyvalents et initier le public a la nature y ont ete concues. Il s'est en outr? prete a l'etude d'objectifs en apparence opposes, comme proteger la nature et favoriser les loisirs, conserver les forets et permettre la coupe du bois. Ses lacs aux rives echancrees et ses pentes boisees ont attire nombre d'artistes et d'amateurs de plein air de l'Ontario et de tout le pays, qui lui sont restes fermement attaches.
HM NumberHM14R7
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 8:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 705989 N 5051211
Decimal Degrees45.58391667, -78.35945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 35.035', W 78° 21.567'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 35' 2.10" N, 78° 21' 34.02" W
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Area Code(s)229, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 255-421 Unnamed Road, Richmond Hill ON 31324, CA
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