Kluane National Park and Reserve was established 1972 and covers an area of 22'013 km². The park and park reserve, together with Tatshenshini-Alsek Wilderness Provincial Park (BC) and Glacier Bay/Wrangle-St Elias national parks in Alaska, form the largest international United Nations World Heritage Site in the world covering some 109 000 km².
Canada 1979, "Across the Tundra".
Painting by Alan C. Collier who has travelled the length and breadth of Canada, capturing the land in all its variety. This painting is one of several studies done in the wilds of Kluane National Park.
Canada 1982, "The Highway near Kluane Lake".
A.Y. Jackson's (1882-1974) painting of "The Highway near Kluane Lake" in the National Gallery collection reflects the wild and lonely beauty of the Yukon.
The stamp was issued in the series "Canada Day".
The striking beauty and diversity of the face of Canada have always been a source of inspiration to its artists. To celebrate Canada Day, Canada Post Corporation presents a miniature sheet of twelve paintings, each one an artist's interpretation of a scene from the ten provinces and two territories.
The picture shows an areal view of the Kluane Glacier, which is located between the Kaskawulsh Glacier and the Donjek Glacier. It is a view towards Mt. Weyprecht (3'255 m) and Mt. Vancouver 4'812 m (viewpoint above 60°57'56.69"N 139°17'11.89"W).¨
The stamp is existing self-adhesive/die-cut, water activated/perforated in a miniaturesheet and imprinted on a stationery postal card.
"Unesco World Heritage Sites in Canada III".