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How did a mountain get the name Moose's Bosom? And what's afoot with the name Toenail Ridge? Avid hiker Steve Pinkham provides informative, quirky, and sometimes downright hilarious answers to these questions. Arranged alphabetically within regions are capsule histories highlighting natural features, origins of place names, and intriguing facts and local legends. Pinkham also delivers sidebars about selected trails, towns, and other points of interest. This book includes all significant peaks and hills throughout Maine.

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ISBN:
9780892727889
Author:
Pinkham, Steve
Publisher:
Down East Books
Author:
Viehman, John
Subject:
Curiosities & Wonders
Subject:
Natural history -- Maine.
Subject:
Maine History, Local.
Subject:
United States - New England - Maine
Subject:
Mountains
Subject:
United States - State & Local - New England
Subject:
Ecosystems & Habitats - Mountains
Subject:
Nature Studies-Biology
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.90x5.90x.60 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , How did a mountain get the name Moose's Bosom? And what's afoot with the name Toenail Ridge? Avid hiker Steve Pinkham provides informative, quirky, and sometimes downright hilarious answers to these questions. Arranged alphabetically within regions are capsule histories highlighting natural features, origins of place names, and intriguing facts and local legends. Pinkham also delivers sidebars about selected trails, towns, and other points of interest. This book includes all significant peaks and hills throughout Maine.
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