Additions to Absaroka and Gallatin National Forests and Yellowstone National Park.
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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Forest reserves,
  • Gallatin National Forest (Mont.),
  • Yellowstone National Park

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Other titlesAdditions to Absaroka National Forest, etc
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination4 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16145744M

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National Park Service l 0 50 Miles 0 50 Kilometers North Yellowstone National Park John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway Grand Teton National Park MONTANA WYOMING IDAHO The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Sizes, boundaries, and descriptions of any ecosystem can vary—and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is no exception. Elevation: 13, ft. The Absaroka Range is a sub-range of the Rocky Mountains in the United range stretches about mi ( km) across the Montana-Wyoming border, forming the eastern boundary of Yellowstone National Park and the western side of the Bighorn range borders the Beartooth Mountains to the north and the Wind River Range to the south. The Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Area was established by an Act of Congress on March 27th, A majority of its , acres lies in the state of Montana, squarely north of Yellowstone National Park. Management of the A-B Wilderness is in the hands of the Custer Gallatin National Forest. A small portion (22, acres) of the “A-B” lies in Wyoming on. Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness was created from existing National Forest lands in and is located in Montana and Wyoming, United States. The wilderness is partly in Gallatin, Custer and Shoshone National Forests and is composed of , acres (3, km2).

  It is the best we've got left in the Lower 48—our American Serengeti, if you will, for wildlife. Most of it is federal land which means it belongs to all citizens. The Wild Gallatins are, within the National Forest System, an equivalent to Yellowstone National Park for the array of iconic wild animals that still have a home there. Mineral Resource Assessment of the Absaroka-Beartooth Study Area, Custer and Gallatin National Forests, Montana U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report The Absaroka-Beartooth study area (ABSA) is a tract of approximately million acres (5, km2) ofAuthor: M.L. Zientek, J.E. Elliott. They come out of Yellowstone National Park for a portion of the year, and the recovery of the Grizzly Bear is a noted success as part of the Custer Gallatin's active partnership with several agencies within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The Forest is a gateway to the nation's first national park, Yellowstone National Park, with entrances. National Forest The Beartooth Ranger District office is located in Red Lodge Montana, adjacent to the Gallatin and Shoshone National Forests, and serves as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park. The Beartooth Mountains are a portion of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness which is located on the Custer, Gallatin and Shoshone National Forests.

The forest comprises 1,, acres (7, km2) and has portions of both the Absaroka-Beartooth and Lee Metcalf Wilderness areas within its boundaries. Gallatin National Forest borders Yellowstone National Park on the north and northwest and is part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, a . The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Description of an ecosystem's size, boundaries, and characteristics can vary greatly. At 3, square miles (8, km 2),Yellowstone National Park forms the core of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem—one of the largest nearly intact temperate-zone ecosystems on r Yellowstone’s diversity of natural wealth includes the hydrothermal .   The Gallatin Range runs from Bozeman, Montana south into Yellowstone National Park. It is the most extensive unprotected mountain range in the northern Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Designation of all the roadless lands of the Gallatin Range as Wilderness under the Wilderness Act would ensure the protection of a critical component of the. With its snow-covered mountain peaks and internationally known “blue ribbon” trout streams, the Gallatin National Forest is a popular recreation area in Montana’s Northern Rockies. Established in , the Gallatin is part of the Greater Yellowstone Area, the largest intact ecosystem in .