The Lost Wilderness: Rediscovering W.F. Ganong's New by Nicholas Guitard

By Nicholas Guitard

each summer time among 1882 and 1929, naturalist William Francis Ganong travelled throughout the wasteland of latest Brunswick, systematically mapping formerly uncharted territories, taking pictures, and documenting observations at the actual geography of the province that laid the rules for the trendy learn of recent Brunswick's wealthy ordinary historical past. within the misplaced desert, acclaimed photographer and naturalist Nicholas Guitard retraces lots of those trips, evaluating his notes with these recorded via Ganong in handwritten trip journals and released articles and monographs. Richly illustrated with archival maps and pictures made via Ganong along the author's personal attractive images, The misplaced desert reveals a brand new Brunswick either totally replaced and amazingly just like the wild position Ganong discovered a century in the past. Nicholas Guitard revisits Ganong's explorations and, in a hot and conversational kind, illuminates Ganong's contributions to our current geographical wisdom of latest Brunswick and strains the results of millennia of glacial erosion and tectonic upheaval in addition to the more moderen results of human cost and source exploitation.

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