Last Great Wilderness

Last Great Wilderness

The Campaign to Establish the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Book - 2006
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"The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is at the center of the conflict between America's demand for oil and nature at its most pristine. Three decades before the battle over oil development began, a group of visionary conservationists launched a controversial campaign to preserve a remote corner of Alaska. Their goal was unprecedented -- to protect an entire ecosystem for future generations. Among these conservationists were Olaus and Margaret Murie, who became icons of the wilderness movement. Last Great Wilderness chronicles their fight and that of their compatriots, tracing the transformation of this little-known expanse of mountains, forest, and tundra into a symbolic landscape embodying the ideals and aspirations that led to passage of the Wilderness Act in 1964." -- from the publisher's description
Publisher: Fairbanks, AK : University of Alaska Press, c2006
ISBN: 9781889963846
Characteristics: xix, 283 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm
Other Standard Identifier: 9781889963846


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