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Credit: David Webb

Quick travel tip: I recommend non-drowsy Gravol Ginger Source tablets for the flight. Yeah, I know—you won't get sick... that's what so many before you have said...

12 Photos From Kluane National Park

Kluane National Park
Credit: David Webb

We took off from Haines Junction, Yukon, in a Cessna 206—a classic Yukon bush plane. (Kluane Glacier Air Tours.)

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Kluane National Park is part of the world's largest tract of internationally protected land—an area roughly the size of South Korea.

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We spotted Dall's sheep grazing on the mountainsides—about 250 grizzlies call the park home as well.

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The impressive Kaskawulsh Glacier.

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This is near the confluence of the South Arm and Kaskawulsh Glaciers—superhighways of ice.

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These are Canada's youngest and tallest peaks—dubbed "Canada's Himalayas," the St. Elias Mountains have six peaks over 5,000 metres.

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This is actually the most seismically active inland area in North America—minor, undetectable quakes happen almost daily.

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As the dividing line between Pacific and Arctic ecosystems, Kluane is incredibly biodiverse.

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Directly below the wingtip, you'll see Mount Logan—Canada's highest peak, at 5,959 metres, and Earth's largest massif. 

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Kluane is home to the second-largest non-Polar ice fields on Earth. (Next to Greenland, though some consider those Polar.)

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Credit: David Webb

Some of these glaciers have receded more than 150 metres in the past half-century.

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