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The Adirondack research centerAuthor(s): Francis M. Rushmore
Source: Station Paper NE-98. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 18 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionSome of the first forest research done in North America was done in that lake-spangled land of forests and mountains in upper New York State that we know as the Adirondacks. The very name Adirondacks smacks of forest. The big Webster dictionary says that Adirondacks comes from a Mohawk Indian word, Hatirongtaks, which means literally, "they eat trees."
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CitationRushmore, Francis M. 1957. The Adirondack research center. Station Paper NE-98. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 18 p.
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