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Lake Superior : story and spirit

Author: John Mahan; Ann Mahan; Jack Vallentyne
Publisher: Gaylord, Mich. : Sweetwater Visions, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[The great lake] Superior, with its surrounding shores, wetlands and forests, is such sacred space, anchoring us against the accelerating instability of our modern world. In an arresting narrative of incredible depth, the Mahans take us from the formation of North America's largest body of fresh water through its countless years of ecological development, right up to its present-day international focus for how we  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Mahan; Ann Mahan; Jack Vallentyne
ISBN: 0965918904 9780965918909
OCLC Number: 37689273
Description: 288 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 25 x 29 cm
Contents: Land and water. Rock of ages --
Water (The lake --
The watershed --
Ecology) --
Northern forests (Boreal Forest --
Northwoods) --
Islands. Looking back. Perspectives in time --
The human sea --
Seafaring. Appendices. Time line --
Lake Superior region organizations.
Responsibility: John and Ann Mahan ; foreword by Jack Vallentyne.

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"[The great lake] Superior, with its surrounding shores, wetlands and forests, is such sacred space, anchoring us against the accelerating instability of our modern world. In an arresting narrative of incredible depth, the Mahans take us from the formation of North America's largest body of fresh water through its countless years of ecological development, right up to its present-day international focus for how we related to the natural world."--From book jacket.

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