A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana , Steven Higgs


Published in: itune > Travel & Adventure,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,United States,Ecology > environmental issues | Published on 29/Jun/2020 19:57

2016-04-20T07:00:00Z
The must-have field-guide for discovering the natural beauty of southern Indiana


A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana is the first comprehensive and fully illustrated guidebook for nature lovers who want to explore the wild and natural areas of southern Indiana by trail, water, or road. Featuring 95 beautiful color photo...[Read More]



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The Pine Barrens , John McPhee


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Travel & Adventure,United States > environmental issues | Published on 29/Jun/2020 02:35

2011-04-01T07:00:00Z
Most people think of New Jersey as a suburban-industrial corridor that runs between New York and Philadelphia. Yet in the low center of the state is a near wilderness, larger than most national parks, which has been known since the seventeenth century as the Pine Barrens.

The term refers to the predominant trees in the vast forests that cover the area and...[Read More]



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2020-04-28T07:00:00Z
We're back on the road for another time, completing research for The Magnificent Homes And Gardens Of The South Carolina Coast, Why at this time in early April?  Because her azaleas are in full bloom and maximum splendor.

Charleston is known as "The Holy City." Despite beliefs that the term dates to the city's earliest days and refers to its ...[Read More]



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The Hour of Land , Terry Tempest Williams


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Travel & Adventure,United States > Ecology | Published on 04/May/2020 16:29

2016-05-31T07:00:00Z
America's national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams, the author of the environmental classic Refuge and the beloved memoir When Women Were Birds, returns with The Hour of Land, a literary cel...[Read More]



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Coming into the Country , John McPhee


Published in: itune > United States,Books,Travel & Adventure > Ecology | Published on 04/May/2020 05:31

2011-04-01T07:00:00Z
Coming into the Country is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans. It is a rich tapestry of vivid characters, observed landscapes, and descriptive narrative, in three principal segments that deal, respectively, with a total wilderness, with urban Alaska, and with life in the remoteness of the bush.

Readers of McPhee's earlier books will n...[Read More]



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2017-07-07T07:00:00Z
Behind us is a giant volcanic crater called Haleakal?. Along with Kilauea and Mauna Loa, they're the stuff that Hawai'i is made of. The word here is vulcanism, and in these islands, it's as much a threat to human life as are tsunamis and typhoons.

As a boy sitting in Mr. Coy Mabe's 8th grade earth science class, I was bored by...[Read More]



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2019-10-17T07:00:00Z
St. Augustine was founded on September 8, 1565, by Spanish admiral Pedro Men?ndez de Avil?s, Florida's first governor. 

He named the settlement "San Agust?n", as his ships bearing settlers, troops, and supplies from Spain had first sighted land in Florida eleven days earlier on August 28, the feast day of St. Augustine.

The city served a...[Read More]



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2019-07-25T07:00:00Z
Atlanta is rated as a world city that exerts a moderate impact on global commerce, finance, research, technology, education, media, art, and entertainment.

It ranks in the top twenty among world cities and 10th in the nation with a gross domestic product  of $385 billion.
Atlanta started as a railroad town and logistics has been a major c...[Read More]



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2019-10-13T07:00:00Z
Savannah has consistently been named one of "America's Favorite Cities" by Travel + Leisure. In 2012, the magazine rated Savannah highest in "Quality of Life and Visitor Experience."

Savannah was also ranked first for "Public Parks and Outdoor Access," visiting in the all and as "a romantic escape."

Savannah was also named as America's...[Read More]



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2019-10-12T07:00:00Z
Washington is a planned city. In 1791, President Washington commissioned Pierre Charles L'Enfant, a French-born architect and city planner, to design the new capital. 
He enlisted Scottish surveyor Alexander Ralston to help lay out the city plan. The L'Enfant Plan featured broad streets and avenues radiating out from rectangles, providing room for open sp...[Read More]



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2019-10-12T07:00:00Z
Frisco has many uncomplimentary things said about her, including a rampant liberalism, as well asLGBT awareness and acceptance

ever. it is a popular tourist destination, The city is known for its cool summers, fog, steep rolling hills, eclectic mix of architecture, and landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, the former ...[Read More]



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American Canopy , Eric Rutkow


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,United States > renewable energy | Published on 14/Oct/2019 21:23

2012-04-24T07:00:00Z
This fascinating and groundbreaking work tells the remarkable story of the relationship between Americans and their trees across the entire span of our nation's history.

Like many of us, historians have long been guilty of taking trees for granted. Yet the history of trees in America is no less remarkable than the history of the United Stat...[Read More]



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