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The Great Marsh: An Intimate Journey into a Chesapeake Wetland

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Is it still possible to make a voyage of discovery here in Maryland, the nation's fifth most densely settled state? In The Great Marsh: An Intimate Journey into a Chesapeake Wetland, David W. Harp's vivid photography and Tom Horton's eloquent prose produce a compelling portrait of one such journey in an intriguing and endangered habitat.

Into this remarkable territory—whose
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Hardcover, 144 pages
Published July 10th 2002 by The Johns Hopkins University Press
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Tracy
Feb 07, 2013 rated it liked it
When my husband and I visited the Eastern Shore, we decided to get off the beaten path and drive through the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge in Dorchester County -- the exact topic of this book. The pictures are stunning, and I learned a lot about the fragility of marshes, the forces that are changing them, and the people who live there. The story itself, canoeing through it, wasn't that interesting. And I can't say I was a huge fan of reading about and looking at photos of trapped muskrats ...more
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