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by John Burroughs,John Muir

eBook Alaska: The Harriman Expedition 1899/Two Volumes Bound As One (Dover books on travel, adventure) ePub
Author: John Burroughs,John Muir
Language: English
ISBN: 0486251098
ISBN13: 978-0486251097
Publisher: Dover Pubns; Reprint Edition edition (May 1, 1986)
Pages: 383
Category: Americas
Subcategory: History
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 187
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ePub file: 1511 kb
Fb2 file: 1138 kb

Series: Dover books on travel, adventure.

Series: Dover books on travel, adventure.

Published May 13th 1986 by Dover Pubns (first published May 1986). 0486251098 (ISBN13: 9780486251097).

Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated.

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It was organized by wealthy railroad magnate Edward Harriman. Harriman brought with him an elite community of scientists, artists, photographers, and naturalists to explore and document the Alaskan coast. Edward Harriman was one of the most powerful men in America and controlled several railroads. By early 1899, he was exhausted.

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John Burroughs was the best selling nature writer of the day, and John Muir was the much-admired father of the .

John Burroughs was the best selling nature writer of the day, and John Muir was the much-admired father of the American conservation movement. With these men traveled an eminent assembly of nature artists, geologists, botanists, foresters and zoologists. The boat left Seattle on May 31, 1899.

Edward H. Harriman described his Alaska outing "as a summer cruise for the pleasure and recreation of my family and a few friends". While he initially planned to extend his adventure only as far as Kodiak Island to engage in some big game hunting, his party grew to include some of the country's foremost and distinguished scientific personnel, artists, photographers, writers, and conservationists.

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