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.
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st July 2009
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA