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by Karen Clemens Warrick


Includes bibliographical references (p. 126) and index.

Includes bibliographical references (p. An Adventure with a dog and a glacier" - Scottish castles and bairns - Whole new world - Inventor, student, and botanist - Road to Yosemite - Scientist, author, and explorer - Family ties - Crusading for the wilderness - Last stand - Living legacy - Chronology - Chapter notes -. Glossary - Further reading and internet addresses - Index. Describes the life of the naturalist who became a founder of the Sierra Club and a proponent of the establishment of national parks in America.

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by Karen Clemens Warrick. Take a gentle walk along the edge of the peaceful Merced River, where John Muir built his first home in the valley

Leaders & Notable People. by Karen Clemens Warrick. Take a gentle walk along the edge of the peaceful Merced River, where John Muir built his first home in the valley. For that, we can thank John Muir and his dedication to the preservation of America's wild places. Format: Library Binding.

The John Muir Wilderness is a wilderness area that extends along the crest of the Sierra Nevada of California for 90 miles (140 km), in the Inyo and Sierra National Forests. Established in 1964 by the Wilderness Act and named for naturalist John Muir, it contains 581,000 acres (2,350 km2). The wilderness lies along the eastern escarpment of the Sierra from near Mammoth Lakes and Devils Postpile National Monument in the north, to Cottonwood Pass near Mount Whitney in the south.

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Muir, John; Muir Woods National n American . His conviction that wilderness areas should be federally protected as national parks has given generations of .

Muir, John; Muir Woods National n American naturalist, writer, and advocate of . forest conservation John Muir seated on a rock in Muir Woods National Monument, California, . Theodore Roosevelt and naturalist John Muir at Glacier Point, Yosemite Valley, California, .

MUIR, John, geologist, inventor, naturalist, and explorer, b. in Dunbar, Scotland, 21 April, 1838; d. in Martinez, Ca. 24 Dec, 1914. Daniel Muir, his father, was a grain merchant in Dunbar. The Muirs trace their ancestry back through distinguished Scottish lines, while the family of Gilderoy, through which John Muir was descended through his mother, Ann Gilderoy, carried in its veins some of the best and bravest blood of the Highland chiefs who made Scotland's history

Karen Clemens Warrick is a published author of children's books and young adult books .

Karen Clemens Warrick is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Com Book (Virtual Field Trips).

Describes the life of the naturalist who became a founder of the Sierra Club and a proponent of the establishment of national parks in America.

John Muir: Crusader for the Wilderness (Historical American Biographies) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0766016224

ISBN: 0766016226

Author: Karen Clemens Warrick

Category: Young Adult and teen

Subcategory: Biographies

Language: English

Publisher: Enslow Pub Inc (March 1, 2002)

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