Acadia National Park


Acadia National Park

geographical name

Definition of ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

section of coast of Maine including chiefly mountainous areas on Mount Desert Island & Isle au Haut

Acadia National Park

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Preserve on the coast of Maine, U.S. It has an area of 65 sq mi (168 sq km). Originally established as Sieur de Monts National Monument (1916), it became the first national park in the eastern U.S. as Lafayette National Park (1919) and was renamed Acadia in 1929. It consists mainly of a forested area on Mount Desert Island, dominated by Cadillac Mountain.

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