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America"s ocean wilderness

Gary Kroll

America"s ocean wilderness

a cultural history of twentieth-century exploration

by Gary Kroll

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography -- History,
  • Explorers -- United States -- Biography -- History,
  • Discoveries in science -- United States -- History,
  • Underwater exploration -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-239) and index.

    StatementGary Kroll.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH26 .K76 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 249 p. :
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16717783M
    ISBN 100700615679
    ISBN 109780700615674
    LC Control Number2007045598

    By far the least-understood part of Lehi and Sariah’s incredible odyssey is their ocean voyage. The journey from Jerusalem down into the wilderness, to the Red Sea, the Valley of Lemuel, Shazer, to Nahom and then to Bountiful is all recorded in some detail. The significant events at each place are placed on record. America wasn't populated until the 's when people fleeing the persecuting power of the Roman Catholic Church headed for this new land, so they could practice religious freedom away from the Papacy. And America became a recognized world power by , when the Papacy had received it's 'deadly wound'. So the timing also fits with America.

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David Helvarg's well researched and fascinating book about our relatively unexplored ocean wilderness is a must read for those that are not only interested in ocean conservation, but our national security. For all the value of the ocean, from our shores to two hundred miles out, our current management of our ocean resources is sorely lacking.5/5(11).

America's Ocean Wilderness is a cultural history of America's exploration of the ocean and the first book to critically analyze the legacies of seven marine explorers. Assessing work that often straddles professional science and popular culture, Gary Kroll examines the different perspectives a handful of scientists and naturalists—Jacques Cited by: 8.

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