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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1995)

Document title

A marshland chronicle, 1830-1960: from artificial drainage to outdoor recreation in central Wisconsin

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

PRINCE H. ;

Abstract

In the first 20 years of the twentieth century, about 700 square miles were organized into drainage districts over 600 farmers moved in. Drainage was a costly failure and by 1930 almost all framers had departed. Much of the land reverted to public ownership and its wildlife attracted hunters, fisherman and other visitors. Gradually, wildlife habitats were displaced by commercial recreational facilities and solitude was lost

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 1995, vol. 21, no1 [pp. 3-22]

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 19070

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