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Katahdin : an historic journey : legends, explorations, and preservation of Maine's highest peak

Author: John W Neff; Michael McCurdy
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Appalachian Mountain Club Books, [2006]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Neff, John W.
Katahdin, an historic journey.
Boston, Mass. : Appalachian Mountain Club Books, ©2006
(OCoLC)743503361
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John W Neff; Michael McCurdy
ISBN: 9781929173624 1929173628
OCLC Number: 1020280347
Description: xxi, 354 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: The first kinship : the native American relationship with Katahdin --
Exploration : from colonial surveys to early ascents --
The "golden age" : wilderness adventures and dreams of development --
Logging : daring drives and lumberjack tales --
Sporting camps : the advent of tourism, and camp histories --
The south and east sides : from the Penobscot branches to the summit --
The great basin : the heart of Katahdin --
The north side : Russell Pond and the interior wilderness --
Thoreau's pilgrimage : the poet meets the mountain --
The artists' legacy : interpreting Katahdin on canvas and film --
Forever wild : Governor Baxter's legacy --
Twentieth century tales : the people and places that define the mountain --
Mishaps and misadventures : the darker side of the mountain's power --
Author's epilogue : wilderness preservation at Baxter State Park --
Appendix A : timeline of Katahdin area history --
Appendix B : sporting camps --
Appendix C : natural disasters.
Responsibility: John W. Neff ; illustrations by Michael McCurdy.
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