A tract of land declared public property by a national government so as to be preserved and protected for recreational, scenic, ecological or cultural purposes.
Federally owned land managed to maintain areas of outstanding and unique scenery and geographic features for public enjoyment. National parks are under the administration of the National Park Service of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Tract of predominantly open and attractive countryside designated under the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 with its own administration and management role and function as a local planning authority. The statutory purposes of National Parks are to conserve and enhance their natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage.
a tract of land declared by the national government to be public property
a must - the "mountains of fire", which explains the whole landscape of the island
an area maintained by the Federal Government and "dedicated and set apart for the benefit and enjoyment of the people
an area of area where wilderness is preserved
a natural and cultural heritage that must be respected and preserved, so that future generations can enjoy the views of its landscapes, its geomorphology, plant life and fauna
a natural conservation area with original ecosystem managed and divided into zones for specific purpose such as research, science, education, cultivation, tourism, and recreational activities
a privileged place due to the features of its natural environment
An area of land owned by the Commonwealth or a State or Territory government and preserved for the conservation of natural, environmental, historical or scenic importance. The precise details of the protection and arrangement of national parks depends on the jurisdiction creating it.
Area designated by Scottish Ministers due to its outstanding national importance because of its natural heritage or a combination of its natural and cultural heritage
generally, national parks are large natural places that encompass a wide variety of attributes, sometimes including significant historic assets. Hunting, mining and consumptive activities are not authorized in national parks. Example, Acadia National Park, Maine.
An area designated by the National Park Service as nationally significant, an appropriate addition to the park system best taken care of by National Park Service management rather than some other government agency or private organization. See Natural Reserve.
Publicly-owned land managed by CALM for the purposes of conservation and recreation.
A federal reservation administered by the National Park Service of the U.S. Department of the Interior in order to conserve unique scenery, flora and fauna, and any natural and historic objects within its boundaries for public enjoyment in perpetuity.
Natural area of land and/or sea, designated to (a) protect the ecological integrity of one or more ecosystems for present and future generations; (b) exclude exploitation or occupation inimical to the purposes of designation of the area; and (c) provide a foundation for spiritual, scientific, educational, recreational and visitor opportunities, all of which must be environmentally and culturally compatible. Source: "Guidelines for Protected Areas Management Categories" - IUCN - The World Conservation Union (1994). In Canada, the word also means a national park as described in Schedule 1 of the National Parks Act. It is an area which has been identified as a natural area of Canadian significance, which has been acquired by Canada and designated by Parliament as a national park, and over which Parks Canada has been given administration and control under the authority of the National Parks Act. It is managed for the benefit, education and enjoyment of Canadians so as to leave it unimpaired for future generations.
Land that is kept in a natural state for a variety of reasons, all of them important.
refers to a forest reservation essentially of primitive or wilderness character which has been withdrawn from settlement or occupancy and set aside as such exclusively to preserve the scenery, the natural and historic objects and the wild animals or plants therein, and to provide enjoyment of these features in such a manner as will leave them unimpaired for future generations. (Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau)
Land kept for protecting plants, animals and scenery, and for human enjoyment. In the Cape Metropolitan Area, the Cape Peninsula National Park includes Table Mountain and other mountains and wetlands ending at Cape Point.
The statutory purposes of national parks are to conserve and enhance their natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage and to promote opportunities for public understanding and enjoyment of their special qualities. National parks are designated by the Countryside Agency, subject to confirmation by the Secretary of State under the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.
These are the most beautiful and dramatically different expanses of country in England, Wales and Scotland. The statutory title recognises their national importance and provides the highest degree of protection for these landscapes. Their designation is for the purposes of conserving their natural beauty, wildlife and human heritage and promoting the understanding and enjoyment of these special qualities. The National Park Authorities are heavily commited to Sustainable Development and this is a thread which runs througout their work. Association of National Park Authorities.
A national park is a reserve of land, usually declared and owned by a national government, protected from most human development and pollution. A National Park also has a set of rules which the public must abide by, such as no littering. National parks are a protected area of IUCN category II.
National Park is a band, from Glasgow, Scotland, formed in 1997 by John Hogarty and Scott Walker.