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Symbol of Wilderness: Echo Park & the American Conservation Movement

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An environmental history of the first major public opposition to a proposed dam in a wilderness area.

Table of Contents

The peculiar past of a national monument — The seeds of controversy — Primeval parks and the wilderness movement — A mere millpond — Searching for an alternate site — Wilderness for a new generation — The great evaporation controversy — The politics of preservation — A symbol of wilderness — Triumph for the park system — Epilogue.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780826315427
Subtitle:
(Echo Park and the American conservation movement )
Author:
Harvey, Mark W T
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Location:
Albuquerque :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Nature conservation
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Museums, Tours, Points of Interest
Subject:
Dinosaur National Monument (Colo. and Utah)
Subject:
Echo Park Dam (Colo.) History.
Subject:
Dinosaur National Monument
Subject:
Echo Park Dam
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
OC-135
Publication Date:
c1994
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xxiv, 368 p.
Dimensions:
9.56x6.46x1.14 in. 1.84 lbs.

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