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Drawing a Line in the Tundra: Conservationists and the Mount McKinley Park Road

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Norris, Frank, Drawing a Line in the Tundra: Conservationists and the Mount McKinley Park Road: The George Wright Society, v. 24, p. 167-173.

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The article discusses the Mount McKinley Park Road in Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska. The author talks about the park's wildlife species, including grizzly bears, wolves, and moose, and their need for huge amount of wild land. The road management philosophy of the National Park Service is also discussed. The park's road design and construction is examined from an historical perspective, with emphasis on the role conservationists played in the construction. Subjects of the article also include the efforts of hunter Charles Sheldon to protect the area, the Alaska Road Commission, and the cessation of tourist traffic in Alaska during World War II. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts.)

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NWBLCC 20160616
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  • Rethinking Protected Areas in a Changing World: Proceedings of the 2007 GWS Biennial Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites

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ISBN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 08906149

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typeVolume
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typePages
value167-173
typeConference Location
valueHancock, Michigan
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citationTypeConference Proceedings

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