The Maine Woods
by Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: Boston Houghton 1890
Number of pages: 352
Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the largely unexplored woods of Maine. He climbed mountains, paddled a canoe by moonlight, and dined on cedar beer, hemlock tea and moose lips. Thoreau captured a wilder side of America and revealed his own adventurous spirit.
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by Roger Jacob Cantor - Crater Lake Natural History Association
Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve is a protected area in the northern Siskiyou Mountains of southwestern Oregon in the United States. The 4,554-acre park, including the marble cave, is 20 miles east of Cave Junction, on Oregon Route 46.
by Elizabeth Brightwen - T. Fisher Unwin
I shall try to have quiet talks with my readers and tell them about the many pleasant friendships I have had with animals, birds, and insects. I have always maintained that the love of animated nature should be fostered far more than it usually is.
by Edwin C. Alberts - National Park Service
Rocky Mountain National Park comprises 400 square miles of the Front Range. There are more than 65 named peaks exceeding 10,000 feet. The Continental Divide separates slopes draining to the Pacific Ocean from those draining to the Gulf of Mexico.
- National Park Service
Devils Tower National Monument is in the Black Hills of northeastern Wyoming. The handbook gives a brief introduction to the park and its history and takes a close look at the area's natural history and, in particular, prairie dogs.