The Highlands : critical resources, treasured landscapes / edited by Richard G. Lathrop Jr.

The Highlands is the first book to examine the natural and cultural landscape of this four-state (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut) region, showing how it's distinctive and why its conservation is vital. Each chapter is written by a different leading researcher and specialist...

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Other Authors: Lathrop, Richard G.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rivergate Books, ©2011.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:The Highlands is the first book to examine the natural and cultural landscape of this four-state (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut) region, showing how it's distinctive and why its conservation is vital. Each chapter is written by a different leading researcher and specialist in that field, and introduces readers to an aspect of the Highlands: its geological foundations, its aquifers and watersheds, its forest ecology, and its past iron industry. The Highlands makes a compelling case for land use planning and resource management strategies that could help ensure a sus.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xii, 366 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780813552088
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