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" A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain. "
Management Planning for Nature Conservation: A Theoretical Basis & Practical ... - Page 123
by Mike Alexander - 2007 - 426 pages
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Government's Greatest Achievements: From Civil Rights to Homeland Defense

Paul Charles Light - 2002 - 241 pages
...landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." The draft hardly inspired immediate enthusiasm. Colorado representative Wayne Aspinall called it "a...
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Conserving Living Natural Resources: In the Context of a Changing World

Bertie J. Weddell - 2002 - 426 pages
...landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." Wildernesses are large areas (usually at least 2000 ha) within which buildings, roads, motor vehicles,...
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Living on Wilderness Time

Melissa Walker - 2015 - 320 pages
...Wilderness is defined by Congress as "an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." Yet hunters swarm into most designated wilderness areas of the Pacific Northwest to "harvest" deer,...
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Exploring Colorado's Wild Areas: A Guide for Hikers, Backpackers, Climbers ...

Scott S. Warren - 2002 - 301 pages
...1964, which defined wilderness as "an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." To perpetuate this ethic, the Wilderness Act sets forth rules that prohibit mechanical transport. This...
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Best Winter Walks and Hikes: Puget Sound

Harvey Manning, Penny Manning, Ira Spring - 2002 - 252 pages
...defines a national wilderness as a place where "the Earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." Such places lie far from the likes of Walden Pond, they are "the wildness without." Thoreau's Walden...
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Geo-Logic: Breaking Ground between Philosophy and the Earth Sciences

Robert Frodeman - 2003 - 184 pages
...landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not...area of wilderness is further defined to mean in this Act an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its primeval character and influence, without permanent...
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A Scientific Theology: Nature

Alister E. McGrath - 2001 - 325 pages
...landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not...area of wilderness is further defined to mean in this Act an area of undeveloped federal land retaining its primeval character and influence, without permanent...
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Washington's Wilderness Areas: The Complete Guide

Kai Huschke - 2003 - 256 pages
...landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not...area of wilderness is further defined to mean in this Act an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its primeval character and influence, without permanent...
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Leave No Trace: A Guide to the New Wilderness Ethic

Annette McGivney - 2003 - 187 pages
...preserves, as defined by law, are "areas where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." The respective land management agency in charge of the land on which the designated areas are located...
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A Fierce Green Fire: The American Environmental Movement

Philip Shabecoff - 2003 - 343 pages
...landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and the comnmnity of life are untrammeled by man. where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." Stewart I dall. who was Secretary of the Interior when the law was adopted, noted that "wilderness,...
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