Southern Appalachian Celebration

Southern Appalachian Celebration

In Praise of Ancient Mountains, Old-Growth Forests, and Wilderness

eBook - 2011
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Over four decades, Valentine has hiked hundreds of miles across mountainous parts of Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia to photograph some of the last remnants of original forest. These scarce and scattered old-growth stands are the most biologically diverse temperate forests in the world. By sharing these remaining pristine wild places with us, Valentine and Bolgiano show that understanding these mountains and their extraordinary biodiversity is vital to maintaining the healthy environment that sustains all life.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2011
ISBN: 9780807869390
0807869392
0807869392
Characteristics: 1 online resource (191 pages)

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