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For Immediate Release | June 2012
“New England’s Natural Wonders: An Explorer’s Guide”
Nature writer, photographer, and hiker John Burk showcases the beauty of New England through more than 100 diverse sites from the mountains to the sea that are featured in this explorer's guide.
Atglen P.A. — New England’s landscape offers a remarkable array of natural diversity in a compact geographic area. From the alpine mountains and expansive lakes to hidden old-growth forests, gorges and bogs, explorers of all kinds can revel in the beauty of it all through nearly 200 color photographs. Visit popular destinations such as Cape Cod, Franconia Notch, Cadillac Mountain and Quechee Gorge, as well as less-known destination off the beaten path. Discover why waterfalls are short-lived and mobile, and how rare trees and flowers arrive in New England. Each site description details why the area is unique, how it was formed, and offers historical anecdotes and access information including recommended trails and auto roads. This book is a must-have for nature photography enthusiastics, history buffs, hikers, and anyone who loves the great outdoors.
John Burk is an outdoor writer, photographer, and historian whose specialties are the natural areas and wildlife of New England. He has published several other books and worked for ten years as a historical researcher and archivist at the Harvard Forest. John’s work has been featured in Natural New England, AMC Outdoors, Northern Woodlands, and other publications. John currently lives in the hills of Central Massachusetts.
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Size: 8 1/2 x 11
Illustrations: 193 color images
Page Count: 176
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