Arctic in United States of America

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WDPA ID

2904

Reported Area

79933.1 km²

Data Provider

US Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program (GAP), National Operations Office, Boise State University

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available

Attributes

Original Name Arctic

English Designation National Wildlife Refuge

IUCN Management Category IV

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1960

Sublocation US-AK

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Management Plan Non-MPA Programmatic Habitat Management Plan

International Criteria Not Applicable

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

6 Protected Areas

  • Canada
  • United States of America

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Ivvavik National Park of Canada National Park of Canada

Vuntut National Park of Canada National Park of Canada

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Mollie Beattie Wilderness

Firth-Mancha Research Natural Area

Old Crow Flats Special Management Area Special Management Area

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites

Ivvavik National Park of Canada

in Canada

Ivvavik National Park of Canada

English Designation

National Park of Canada

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

100672

Year of Designation

Reported Area

9672.0 km2

Vuntut National Park of Canada

in Canada

Vuntut National Park of Canada

English Designation

National Park of Canada

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

100673

Year of Designation

Reported Area

4345.0 km2

Mollie Beattie

in United States of America

Mollie Beattie

English Designation

Wilderness

IUCN Category

Ib

WDPA ID

365380

Year of Designation

Reported Area

28953.8 km2

Firth-Mancha

in United States of America

Firth-Mancha

English Designation

Research Natural Area

IUCN Category

Ia

WDPA ID

555605094

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2082.3 km2

Old Crow Flats Special Management Area

in Canada

Old Crow Flats Special Management Area

English Designation

Special Management Area

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

555558197

Year of Designation

Reported Area

3783.6 km2