Howard Zahniser Quote

A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain.


The Wilderness Act (Public Law 88-577; 16 USC 1131-1136; approved 3 September 1964)

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A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and...

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A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and...

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A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and...

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A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and...