Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Dinosaur Provincial Park, Canada

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_512

This provincial park is located in the heart of the badlands in southern Alberta, Canada. It has a core protection area of nearly 75 km2 and contains some of the most important fossil discoveries from the ‘Age of Reptiles’, with 35 species of dinosaurs dated back to 75 million years.

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