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Author Boyle, Robert H.

Title The Hudson River : a natural and unnatural history / Robert H. Boyle.

Publication Info. New York : Norton, [1969]


Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  917.473 BOYLE    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  917.473    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 304 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-296) and index.
Summary This is a description of the Hudson in its colorful aspects and phases from wilderness days to the present. The author describes the Hudson's pollution and its disastrouseffects, and strikes out against modern industrial carelessness in general, and in particular against Con Ed's proposed nuclear plant on the river's shores.
Contents The river -- Origin and discovery -- The hand of man -- The Adirondack headquarters -- Carp, dragonflies, and the Albany pool -- The mid-Hudson -- The highlands -- Power, power everywhere -- Ace and Verplanck -- Haverstraw Bay and Senasqua Beach -- The Tappan Zee -- The Hudson and the harbor -- The Hudson canyon -- The future of the river.
Subject Natural history -- Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Added Author Fitzgerald Rivers of America Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
ISBN 0393053792
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