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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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Natural Visions: The Power of Images in American Environmental Reform

Finis Dunaway - 2005 - 246 pages
...offered a definition of 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." Likewise, Sierra Club artists used the camera to present nature as sacred and sublime; their photographs...
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Cherokee National Forest Hiking Guide

William H. Skelton - 2005 - 566 pages
...defines wilderness as a natural environment where "the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." Further, it should be "an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its primeval character and influence,...
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Arizona Trail: The Official Guide

Tom Lorang Jones - 2005 - 328 pages
...Wilderness was designated in 1964 to be "an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." It protects approximately 160,200 acres of land ranging in elevation from 1,980 feet to 6,265 feet...
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The Wilderness Concept and the Three Sisters Wilderness: Deschutes and ...

Les Joslin - 2005 - 166 pages
...as wilderness. Wilderness, then, has been defined in the law as a special type of place "untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." Yet, "the law," as Frome so eloquently put it, "serves only as a starting point for determining —...
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The Complete Guide to Colorado's Wilderness Areas

Mark Pearson - 2005 - 360 pages
...[wilderness] 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." Note that untrammeled means "unmodified" and has no relation to trampling. The authors of the Wilderness...
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Our National Parks

David Muench, Ruth Rudner, Tom Kiernan - 2005 - 231 pages
...> LADY SLIPPER BLOOMS, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain ..." "Untrammeled" is a key word. Unrestrained. Allowed to be what it is. Cole Porter got it right:...
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Wilderness Forever: Howard Zahniser And The Path To The Wilderness Act

Mark W. T. Harvey - 2005 - 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 remain." Although Zahniser died of a heart attack on May 5, 1964, the Wilderness Act was signed into law by...
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H.R. 822, H.R. 4806 and H.R. 4838: Legislative Hearing Before the ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health - 2005 - 67 pages
...wilderness is. In reading directly out of the Act, "The earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain. Undeveloped Federal land, retaining its primeval character and influence without permanent improvements,...
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Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California ...

Kat Anderson - 2005 - 526 pages
...(Public Law 88-577), wilderness is "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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Cultural Landscapes

Gabriel R. Ricci - 113 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.... an area of underdeveloped Federal land retaining its primitive character and influence, without permanent improvements...
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