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Granite, fire, and fog : the natural and cultural history of Acadia

Author: Tom Wessels
Publisher: Hanover : University Press of New England, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acadia National Park, on Maine's Mount Desert Island, is among the most popular national parks in the United States. From the road, visitors can experience magnificent vistas of summit and sea, but on a more intimate scale, equally compelling views abound along Acadia's hiking trails. Tom Wessels, an ecologist, naturalist, and avid hiker, attributes the park's popularity-and its unusual beauty-to the unique way in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wessels, Tom, 1951-
Granite, fire, and fog.
Hanover : University Press of New England, 2017
(DLC) 2016043914
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Wessels
ISBN: 9781512600087 1512600083
OCLC Number: 959036342
Description: 171 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Contents: The Rock of Ages --
Life Returns --
The Dawn Land --
Fire and Fog --
Pathmakers --
The 1947 Fire --
A Look to the Future --
Let's Take a Hike --
Appendix A: List of Species --
Appendix B: Glossary.
Responsibility: Tom Wessels.

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