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Saturday, 28 April 2012

The birth and spread of national parks

Level: Advanced / C1


Here is a BBC travel article about the history of national parks around the world.
Read the article and then answer these questions:
1) Which was the first national park in the world?
2) Who founded the Sierra Club?
3) Where is the Royal National Park?
4) How many national parks are the in the world now?
5) Where is Band-e-Amir?

Answers below!






ANSWERS!


1) Yellowstone, USA
2) John Muir
3) Australia
4) More than 4,000
5) Afghanistan


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