Thursday, August 9, 2007

Canada's Answer to Russia's Arctic Claims - A National Park?

I wonder what Russia's response would have been if another country stuck a flag up to the north of them and claimed it for themselves?

Canada's Prime Minister announced today that the government will add 5,400 square kilometres of land to the Nahanni National Park Reserve -- a world heritage site -- barring it from further development. The announcement, as well as military ones due later in the week, are meant to bolster the claim that Canada has sovereignty over the North.

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