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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 121. Chapters: Ansel Adams, John Muir, Elaine Hamilton-O'Neal, Greg Mortenson, William Henry Jackson, David Brower, Alex Lowe, Glen Dawson, Norman Clyde, Albert Hale Sylvester, Alison Levine, Jon Krakauer, Yvon Chouinard, Tom Frost,... Viac o knihe

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 121. Chapters: Ansel Adams, John Muir, Elaine Hamilton-O'Neal, Greg Mortenson, William Henry Jackson, David Brower, Alex Lowe, Glen Dawson, Norman Clyde, Albert Hale Sylvester, Alison Levine, Jon Krakauer, Yvon Chouinard, Tom Frost, Aron Ralston, Clarence King, Royal Robbins, Daniel Mazur, Fred Beckey, Theodore Solomons, Jules Eichorn, Barry Bishop, Arlene Blum, Mark Twight, Conrad Anker, Charlie Fowler, Robert L. M. Underhill, Bradford Washburn, Jim Bridwell, Fritiof Fryxell, Henry Way Kendall, Carlos Buhler, Steve McKinney, John Bidwell, Robert Bates, Steve House, Smoke Blanchard, Ed Viesturs, Fritz Wiessner, Mark Wilford, Hazard Stevens, Galen Rowell, Allen Steck, Miriam O'Brien Underhill, John Reppy, Willi Unsoeld, Louis Reichardt, Charles Snead Houston, Benjamin W. Kilburn, Joseph Nisbet LeConte, Erik Weihenmayer, Bestor Robinson, Christine Boskoff, Susan Ershler, Dora Keen, Clifton Maloney, Francis P. Farquhar, P. B. Van Trump, Samantha Larson, John Salathé, Pete Schoening, Peter Croft, Scott Fischer, Ace Kvale, Annie Smith Peck, Oliver Perry-Smith, William Siri, Jim Donini, Austin Post, Kit DesLauriers, Richard M. Leonard, Tom Hornbein, James S. Hutchinson, John Roskelley, William Libbey, Dave Hahn, Mugs Stump, Kelly James, Darby Field, John Otto, Hudson Stuck, H. Adams Carter, Beck Weathers, Jim Whittaker, Robert Birkby, Rolando Garibotti, David Breashears, William S. Nicolai, Hulda Crooks, Richard Bass, Dee Molenaar, John Middendorf, Vince Anderson, Finis Mitchell, John Harlin, Charles Christopher Parry, Michael Kennedy, Duncan McDuffie, Jim Wickwire, Marshall Ulrich, Lute Jerstad, Terris Moore, Peter Athans, W. A. B. Coolidge, George G. Anderson, John Bragg, Kenneth Kamler, Richard McGowan, Paul Petzoldt, Mike Hoover, Rob DesLauriers, Alfred Lindley, Lou Whittaker, Meta Brevoort, Tobin Sorenson, Craig Calonica, Kevin Thaw, Dave Page, James Ramsey Ullman, Walter A. Starr, Jr., Gary Hemming, Charles Ernest Fay, Ben Clark, Britton Keeshan, Barbara Washburn, Johnny Strange, Albert R. Ellingwood, Henry Peter Karstens, Tom Whittaker, Fanny Bullock Workman, Jimmy Chin, Wally Berg, Joby Ogwyn, Art Gilkey, Sophia Danenberg, Walter Harper, Oliver Eaton Cromwell, Glenn Exum, Vern Clevenger. Excerpt: John Muir (21 April 1838 - 24 December 1914) was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by millions. His activism helped to save the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is now one of the most important conservation organizations in the United States. One of the most well-known hiking trails in the U.S., the 211-mile (340 km) John Muir Trail, was named in his honor. Other places named in his honor are Muir Woods National Monument, Muir Beach, John Muir College, Mount Muir, Camp Muir and Muir Glacier. In his later life, Muir devoted most of his time to the preservation of the Western forests. He petitioned the U.S. Congress for the National Park Bill that was passed in 1899, establishing both Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks. Because of the spiritual quality and enthusiasm toward nature expressed in his writings, he was able to inspire readers, including presidents and congressmen, to take action to help preserve large nature areas. He is...

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781157517597

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