Writing On Stone Provincial Park - AB (33/70)This title is a part of the series Great Canadian Parks (70)
Catalogue Number: GEGCP33
Producer: Good Earth Productions
Subject: Arts, Canadian Geography, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Peoples, Nature, Science
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 1998
Running Time: 23:00
Southern Alberta's Writing-On-Stone Park protects more rock art than any other location on the North American plains. For centuries, native people created petroglyphs and pictographs on the park's sheer sandstone cliffs. Writing-On-Stone has a unique and mystical landscape, characterized by mushroom-shaped rocks known as 'hoodoos' and 'coulees', damp, steep-walled ravines. Pronghorn antelope graze on the open prairies, white-tailed and mule deer cruise along the river and yellow-bellied marmots bask on the sun-warmed sandstone.
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