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In the Northeastern United States lies a swath of forest, mountains, lakes, and rivers so rugged and vast, with a beauty so startling, that its very existence seems incomprehensible to many outside its boundaries. But exist it does. Spanning some twenty-six million acres - across New York's Adirondacks, northern Vermont and New Hampshire, and Maine's North Woods - it is one of the largest remaining wild forests in the East and one of the nation's last great places: the Northern Forest.In Northeastern Wilds, writer and photographer Stephen Gorman travels down raging rapids and over dazzling snow-swept peaks, along solitary trails and across remote glassy lakes, as he takes us on an unforgettable visual and literary adventure into this little-known region's rich history, geography, and culture. Through stunning photography and evocative essays, Gorman reveals the singular and irreplaceable character of the Northern Forest, a place where people work, play, and coexist with nature like nowhere else in this country.More than a story of adventure in a remote land, Northeastern Wilds also guides us through the complexities of this working wilderness and the many challenges facings its survival. Throughout the book, we meet members of the diverse communities who make their living from and in the Northern Forest. Firsthand insights from such well-know voices as E. Annie Proulx and Bill McKibben, mingle with those of Abenaki leaders, paper company executives, and lifelong residents to highlight the present day choices and opportunities facing this wilderness area.The beauty of the Northern Forest is breathtaking, its ability to inspire undeniable. What remains in question is its future - and how in this age of technology and unyielding development we will sustain its wildness for centuries to come. Books Books ~~ Travel & Travel Guides~~ United States ~~ General Northeastern-Wilds~~Stephen-Gorman Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA In "Northeastern Wilds," writer and photographer Stephen Gorman leads readers on a stunning visual and literary journey through the 26-million-acre Northern Forest, which spans New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.
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Spanning 26 million acres across New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine, the Northern Forest is the last remaining wild forest in the East. In Northeastern Wilds, writer and photographer Stephen Gorman leads readers on a stunning visual and literary journey through the Northern Forest's rich heritage, geography, culture, and ongoing environmental change. Traveling by foot, canoe, ski, and snowshoe, Gorman confidently guides readers through the complexities of this working wilderness and the many challenges facing its survival. He explores with an even hand and an open mind such difficult issues as clear-cutting, land development, endangered species reintroduction, and conservation-issues that resonate whether readers live in Maine, Colorado, or California. First-hand insights from such well-known voices as E. Annie Proulx and Bill McKibben, as well as Abenaki leaders, lifelong residents, and paper company executives, highlight the present-day choices, challenges, and opportunities facing the Northern Forest. Northeastern Wilds is a breathtaking visual testament to the importance of this Eastern wilderness and the power of landscape in our lives. general,nature and ecology,new england,northeast,science and math,travel Travel, Appalachian Mountain Club Books
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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUB BOOK, 177 Seiten, L=270mm, B=197mm, H=12mm, Gew.=649gr, [GR: 23160 - TB/Reiseführer/Kunstreiseführer/Nordamerika], [SW: - Travel - United States], Kartoniert/Broschiert, Klappentext: In "Northeastern Wilds," writer and photographer Stephen Gorman leads readers on a stunning visual and literary journey through the 26-million-acre Northern Forest, which spans New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. In "Northeastern Wilds," writer and photographer Stephen Gorman leads readers on a stunning visual and literary journey through the 26-million-acre Northern Forest, which spans New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.
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Detailangaben zum Buch - Northeastern Wilds: Journeys of Discovery in the Northern Forest
EAN (ISBN-13): 9781929173433
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1929173431
Herausgeber: APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUB BOOK
Gewicht: 0,649 kg
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