(iii) Quttinirpaaq is an exceptional testimony to the earliest and successive human occupations of the Canadian Eastern High Arctic by the early Palaeo-Eskimo and subsequent cultural traditions;
(vii) It has exceptional natural scenic beauty and superlative natural phenomena, with mountains, polar desert and a thermal oasis;
(viii) Geological processes connected with high-latitude glaciation and ice shelves represent outstanding examples of major stages of the earth’s history;
(x) It contains a diversity of species, with a wide range of arctic species, including endangered Peary caribou.
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