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Beyond Walden : The Hidden History of America's Kettle Lakes and Ponds - Robert Thorson

Beyond Walden

The Hidden History of America's Kettle Lakes and Ponds

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Published: 1st July 2009
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The geology and cultural history of kettle lakes, the vital centerpiece of the American Lake District from North Dakota to Cape Cod.

Ice-sheet invasion -- The birth of kettle lakes and ponds -- Extinction, early humans, and stabilization -- Natives and the lake-forest ecosystem -- The fur trade, the Northwest Passage, and the source of the Mississippi -- Kettles and early America -- Family lake culture -- How lakes work -- Habitats, flora, and fauna -- Loving lakes too much -- Lake futures -- Appendix A. Kettles, state by state -- Appendix B. Identifying kettles.

ISBN: 9780802719836
ISBN-10: 080271983X
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st July 2009