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    Author(s): H. Ken Cordell
    Date: 2012
    Source: International Journal of Wilderness
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    My research group examined the degree to which ecosystems are represented within the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS). It is important to step back now and then to examine various indicators of the importance of wilderness, including ecosystem representation from swamps to highest snow-covered peaks.

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    Cordell, H. Ken. 2012. The diversity of wilderness. International Journal of Wilderness, 18(2): 15-25. 8 p.

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