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Cathedral Grove: Macmillan Provincial Park is home to this unique forest with trees that have stood for more than 800 years.
 
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Black Tusk: This extinct volcano is one of the most identifiable features of Garibaldi Provincial Park.
 
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Burgess Shale, Yoho National Park :
A fossil field in Yoho National Park where scientists have found trilobites that date back as far as 505 million years. Discoveries on the site can be found in the Smithsonian.
 
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Leanchoil Hoodoos: Yoho National Park is also home to these strange structures that look like smaller versions of the tall, layered rocks you find in the Utah desert. They form when sedimentary rock erodes beneath harder stone.
 
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Clayoquot Sound: There are few places in B.C. more serene than Clayoquot Sound, 2,600 square kilometres of rainforest and inlets that include old growth forests, salmon spawning habitat and rare plant species. The area is so important to environmentalists that it has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, a designation that limits resource activity.
 
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Eve Cone: Eve Cone is a black, symmetrical volcano that is estimated to have formed about 1,300 years ago. It stands out from a perfectly level plateau in Mt. Edziza Provincial Park.
 
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Della Falls: This towering waterfall in Strathcona Provincial Park has been called the tallest in Canada, although that title has been disputed. It stands 440 metres high and is accessible only by a 16-kilometre hike.
 
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Haida Gwaii: This string of islands off B.C.’s northwest coast is notable for its diversity of plant and animal species, some of which can’t be found anywhere else. Humpback whales, orcas, dolphins, puffins and many more animals have been spotted in the region.
 
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Glaciers: These vast ice fields feed water to several major rivers that flow into hydroelectric dams, providing residents with their electricity. And they’re simply stunning. The Klinaklini Glacier is B.C.’s largest at 470 square kilometres.
 
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