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The Adirondack Park is a publicly protected, elliptical area encompassing much of the northeastern lobe of Upstate New York, United States. It is the largest park and the largest state-level protected area in the contiguous United States, and the largest National Historic Landmark.

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Google previewWolves and Human Communities (2001)

Biology, Politics, and Ethics by Virginia Ashby Sharpe, Bryan G. Norton, Strachan Donnelley

The proposed wolf restoration project in the Adirondacks fits these twin criteria nicely The 6-million-acre Adirondack Park is an amalgam of publicly and privately held land, zoned and classified from frankly commercial plots to vast tracts ...

Google previewNew York Waterfalls (2010)

A Guide for Hikers & Photographers by Scott E. Brown

Adirondack Park is a coalition of public and private entities and most of the 6.1 million-acre reserve is in private hands—and a great deal of that is closed to the public. The Ausable Club, also known as the Adirondack Mountain Reserve ( AMR) ...

Google previewThe Economic Impact of the Adirondack Park Private Land Use and Development Plan (1980)

by Charles I. Zinser

The Adirondack Park is a predominantly forested area, roughly the size of Vermont or New Hampshire. It provides a recreational habitat in a wild setting which is unmatched in the eastern United States. The type of land use found is limited by ...

Google previewAmerican Revisions and Additions to the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1891)

by William Harrison De Puy

ADIRONDACK PARK. A project long entertained ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of North American Environmentalism (1997)

by Edward Robert Wells, Alan M. Schwartz

ADIRONDACK PARK Six million acres of northern New York State, a mix of public and private lands, make the Adirondack Park the largest state park in the United States. The land within the park had been devastated by lumbermen. In 1892 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

(Sec Adirondack Park.) Game. — The Adirondacks are ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

ADIRONDACK PARK. iVith a view to controlling the sources Of important rivers, preserving the forests of northern New York, and in so doing to protect the fast disappearing game of that primeval region and to secure for the people resorts ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Volume 1 (1900)

ADENINE — ADIRONDACK PARK ADJECTIVE LAW — ADLERCREUTZ ADLERSPARRE — ADONIC VERSE ADVOCATUS DIABOLI. 7 48 cisterns to provide a copious water supply for the troops and inhabitants. In 1891 the population ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1897)

by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

ADENINE— ADIRONDACK PARK ADJECTIVE LAW — ADLERCREUTZ 49 locked mountain ponds. The lakes,. 48 cisterns to provide a copious water supply for the troops and inhabitants. In 1891 the population (exclusive of troops) was ...

Google previewThe world-wide encyclopedia and gazetteer (1908)

by William Harrison De Puy

ADENINE— ADIRONDACK PARK ADLERSPARRE — ADONIC VERSE ADONISTS — ADVANCEMENT ADVOCATUS DIABOLI— AiOLl. 48 hides, gums, coffee, tobacco, and textiles, and its imports are practically the same. In 1901-02 the port ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York State (2005)

by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss

ADIRONDACK MUSEUM 10 ADIRONDACK PARK Adirondack lean-to, ca 1900. needed for hunting, fishing, trapping, and other pursuits in the mountain wilderness, these baskets are among the oldest surviving traditions in the Adirondacks.

Google previewThe twentieth century home encyclopedia and gazetteer (1904)

who is who? Embraces over six thousand short biographies

Adirondack Park, a large district principally forest land, set apart by the State of New York, in 1892, for the protection of the watershed of the Hudson and other rivers of the State, for public recreation, and for the practical study of forestry.

Google previewHarper's encyclopaedia of United States history from 458 A.D. to 1912 (1912)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

Adirondack Park, a tract in the Adirondack Mountain region covering Hamilton County and parts of Essex, Franklin, Herkimer, and St. Lawrence counties; containing numerous mountains, peaks, lakes, and woodlands. It was set apart by the ...

Google previewDictionary of Engineering

Mother of all Engineering

ap ratchet: A tool with ratchet mechanism used to hold and operate bits such as taps, drills, reamers, or screw extractors APA: Adirondack Park ...

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