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Main Title Mount Mitchell and the Black Mountains : an environmental history of the highest peaks in eastern America /
Author Silver, Timothy,
Publisher University of North Carolina Press,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 49824688
ISBN 080782755X; 9780807827550; 0807854239; 9780807854235
Subjects Mountain ecology--North Carolina--Mitchell, Mount (Mountain)--History. ; Human ecology--North Carolina--Mitchell, Mount (Mountain)--History. ; Mitchell, Mount (N.C. : Mountain)--Environmental conditions. ; Mountain ecology--North Carolina--Black Mountains--History. ; Human ecology--North Carolina--Black Mountains--History. ; Black Mountains (N.C.)--Environmental conditions. ; North Carolina--Mount Mitchell (Mountain) ; Gebirge. ; èOkologie. ; Mountain ecology--North Carolina--Mount Mitchell (Mountain)--History. ; Human ecology--North Carolina--Mount Mitchell (Mountain)--History. ; Mount Mitchell (N.C. : Mountain)--Environmental conditions.
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKAM  QH 105 .N8 S55 2003 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 10/22/2004
EKBM  QH105.N8S55 2003 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 06/02/2014
Collation xxii, 322 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Origins -- Footprints -- Mitchell's mountain -- Modernity -- Government -- Murphy's law. "Each year, thousands of tourists visit Mount Mitchell, the most prominent feature of North Carolina's Black Mountain range and the highest peak in the eastern United States. From Native Americans and early explorers to land speculators and conservationists, people have long been drawn to this rugged region. Timothy Silver explores the long and complicated history of the Black Mountains, drawing on both the historical record and his experience as a backpacker and fly fisherman. He chronicles the geological and environmental forces that created this intriguing landscape, then traces its history of environmental change and human intervention from the days of Indian-European contact to today."--Jacket.