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Olympic National Park. Virtual Tour By Alexa Harris 3 rd Hour. Northwestern Washington North Central Part of Olympic Peninsula Near Pacific Ocean Travel by ferry, take U.S. 101 , etc. location. 25,000 – 10,00 BCE: covered by giant ice-sheet July 1788: highest peak named Mount Olympus

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    1. Olympic National Park Virtual Tour By Alexa Harris 3rd Hour

    2. Northwestern Washington North Central Part of Olympic Peninsula Near Pacific Ocean Travel by ferry, take U.S. 101, etc. location

    3. 25,000 – 10,00 BCE: covered by giant ice-sheet July 1788: highest peak named Mount Olympus 1897: Grover Cleveland designates forest 1909: Theodore Roosevelt designates over 600,000 acres 1916: Lake Crescent Lodge 1925-1929: mountain goats brought to area June 29, 1938: Congress designates 634,00 acres 1977: Mastodon remains found October 16, 2010: first known visitor death History

    4. Entrance Fee: (Single Visit) Vehicle - $15 Individual – $5 Annual Pass: $30 Campground Fees: $10-$18 Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year Areas of park closed in emergencies or certain times of the year COST and hours

    5. Hiking/tours Skiing Picnics Beaches Bird-watching Explore tide pools Fishing Activities

    6. Hurricane Ridge Ruby Beach Hoh Rainforest Sol Duc Falls Quinault Rainforest Kalaloch Beach Lake Crescent Rialto Beach Lake Quinault Important landmarks

    7. Moderate marine climate Mostly rain, little snow Moist air Pleasant, cooler summers Mild, wet winters Cool, wet, and windy in the falland spring Weather

    8. Black bears are very common Deer are in nearly every park habitat Cougars have made a comeback Squirrels and mice Woodpeckers, spotted owls, and red-backed voles Elk roam in herds throughout the mountains Mountain goats Raccoons Gray whales and harbor seals Wildlife

    9. Over 1,450 types of plants Hundreds of species of moss Quick changes in elevation and precipitation allow many habitats Trees: Sitka Spruce, Western Hemlock, Douglas Fir, Bigleaf Maple Shrubs: Blueberries, Black Twinberry, Coast Red Elderberry Understory Species and flowers: Deer Fern, Yellow Skunk Cabbage, Bleeding Heart, Violets, Vanilla Leaf, Lady Fern Plant-life

    10. Visitor education Trail maintenance Wilderness management Internships Short-term and long-term Clean-up and planting shrubs Click here for more info: http://www.nps.gov/olym/supportyourpark/volunteer-opportunities.htm How you can help

    11. WORK CITED • http://globeattractions.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/beach-lake-olympic-national-park-washington.jpg • http://nicehttp://thetravellerworldguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/olympic_range_olympic_national_park_washington.jpg • http://www.activetravels.com/blog/userfiles/image/olympicnatlpark.jpg-cool-pics.com/data/media/21/a_peak_experience__olympic_national_park__washington.jpg • http://www.moon.com/files/map-images/wash_06_Olympic-National-Park.jpg • http://www.us-national-parks.net/images/mounvic.jpg • http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/2010/02/spring-lodging-deals-announced-olympic-national-park-properties5381 • http://www.nps.gov/olym/naturescience/images/Lillian-Glacier-1905-2010-pair_1.jpg • http://www.seattlemet.com/data/images/2012/5/image/3850/mastodon-remains-national-park-washington.jpg • http://www.nateandrachel.net/glamour/fall08_fall09_09/olympic_national_park.jpg • http://t.wallpaperweb.org/wallpaper/nature/1600x1200/Tidal_Pools_at_Low_Tide_Ruby_Beach_Olympic_National_Park_Washington.jpg • http://www.b7v.net/uploads/hoh-rainforest-hike-olympic-national-park-washington.jpg • http://blog.oregonlive.com/terryrichard/2008/04/large_OlyParkwinter.jpg • http://www.rvvacationguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/Olympic_national_park-300x198.jpg http://www.b7v.net/uploads/hoh-rainforest-hike-olympic-national-park-washington.jpg http://blog.oregonlive.com/terryrichard/2008/04/large_OlyParkwinter.jpg http://www.rvvacationguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/Olympic_national_park-300x198.jpg

    12. WORK CITED • http://www.nps.gohttp://0.tqn.com/d/usparks/1/0/D/1/1/blphotos-cougar9.jpg • http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000USkBtFi0xCQ/s/500/BOWLNO-001.jpg • http://images.wildernessinquiry.org/web/50571_web.jpg • http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2673/3961012225_d005270bdf_m.jpg • http://nwwildflowers.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/aimg29231.jpg • http://www.nps.gov/olym/supportyourpark/volunteer-opportunities.htm • http://www.nps.gov/olym/supportyourpark/internship-opportunities.htm • http://www.olympic.national-park.com/location.htm • http://www.olympic.national-park.com/map.htm • http://www.gonorthwest.com/Washington/olympic/Olympic_NP/Olympic_NP.htm • http://www.nps.gov/olym/planyourvisit/hours.htm • http://www.nps.gov/olym/planyourvisit/feesandreservations.htm • http://www.nps.gov/olym/planyourvisit/outdooractivities.htm • http://www.sunset.com/travel/northwest/olympic-national-park-hikes-rainforest-00400000050531/ • http://www.olympic.national-park.com/weather.htm • http://www.olympic.national-park.com/info.htm#wild • http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/parks/olympic-national-park/wildlife-olympic-national-park