Overview:Sugarloaf: The Mountain's History, Geology and Natural Lore - Listen for the calls of nesting ravens and warblers, watch the growth of wild geranium and black cohosh, and savor the first autumn blush in the tupelo trees. Revel, as did Frank Lloyd Wright, Benjamin Henry Latrobe, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt--among generations of other amateur naturalists--in the remarkable natural, historical, and geological treasures of Sugarloaf, the Maryland Piedmont's only mountain.A favored destination of nearly one-quarter million visitors each year, some 35 miles northwest of Washington, D.C., and 50 miles west of Baltimore, Sugarloaf is a National Natural Landmark and privately owned park that is open to the public year-round. In this natural history and guidebook, Melanie Choukas-Bradley presents a fascinating blend of local, natural, and historical detail that transports the reader simultaneously onto the slopes of today's mountain and into the region's past. Discover why prominent architects and real estate barons have found the land so compelling, why preservationists and botanists strive to protect the natural habitat of so many native species, and why families return again and again to hike, study flora and fauna, and picnic at Sugarloaf.Choukas-Bradley lists practical information on how and when you might best enjoy a visit to the trails, wildflowers, and seasonal variations of the land. Her text is beautifully complemented by Tina Thieme Brown's pen-and-ink illustrations.

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725684-9780813921686. It was written by the following authors: Melanie Choukas-Bradley, Tina Thieme Brown. Book Sugarloaf: The Mountain's History, Geology and Natural Lore, which can be read online, published by the company: University of Virginia Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Travel, Science, Medicine, Technology, Maps. The book was published on 2003-03-31 00:00:00. It has 112 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 186 g. File for download Sugarloaf: The Mountain's History, Geology and Natural Lore has PDF format and is called sugarloaf-the-mountains-history-geology-and-natural-lore.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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