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The Right Development of Mount Desert

Charles William Eliot

Published in 1920, this book is a detailed exploration of Mount Desert Island, located off the coast of Maine. Eliot, a noted educator and president of Harvard University, was a passionate advocate for conservation and outdoor recreation. In this work, he argues for responsible and sustainable development of the island, including the creation of a national park. Eliot's ideas and arguments were highly influential in the eventual establishment of Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island.

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Book Details

  • Publisher: Legare Street Press
  • Publish Date: Jul 18th, 2023
  • Pages: 18
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.21in - 6.14in - 0.04in - 0.09lb
  • EAN: 9781022728387
  • Categories: GeneralEarth Sciences - GeographyRegional
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