The Poconos: An Illustrated Natural History Guide

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Rutgers University Press, 2006 - Nature - 342 pages
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Thoroughly revised and updated, a complete guide to the natural history of the Pocono region in northeastern Pennsylvania captures the forests, lakes, abundant native wildlife, waterfalls, and other features of the Poconos, detailing the area's geological history, flora and fauna, geographic characteristics, and human environmental impact. Simultaneous.
 

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Contents

Pocono patterns
9
Geological forces that shaped the Poconos
28
Valley Tunnel
51
Vegetation of Pocono forests
54
Animals of Pocono forests
97
Watercourse and wetland communities
149
Roadsides waste places and invasive species
212
Human activity from Native Americans to vacationers
234
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
270
Nomenclature
283
Selected readings and source material 31 7
317
81
335
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Carl S. Oplinger is professor emeritus at Muhlenberg College Robert Halma taught botany, ecology, and geology at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania

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