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Understanding Earthquakes     View
This website is designed to communicate information about earthquakes to the general public. It features a brief history of seismology to 1910, animations of stress along a fault line, a quiz, and personal accounts of earthquakes from Mark Twain, Jac ...

Literary Kicks     View
Litkicks is an eclectic collection of information on the writers and writings of the Beat Generation (Keroac, Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, William S. Burroughs, Neal Cassady); Transcendentalism (Thoreau, Louisa May Alcott, Emerson, Whitman); European Bohem ...

The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau     View
Website for a project that publishes the complete works of this 19th century Concord, Massachusetts, naturalist, social philosopher, and author of works such as "Walden." Features a biography, a quotation search engine, recommended editions ...

The Thoreau Reader: The Annotated Works of Henry David Thoreau     View
Companion to the writings of 19th-century American author and transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, who is known for works such as "Walden" and his essay "Civil Disobedience." Includes a brief introduction to his works, and full ...

Literature @ SunSITE     View
"A collection of digital texts that can be read online, printed, or downloaded." Includes works by Jane Austen, Mary Austin, Ambrose Bierce, Joseph Conrad, Stephen Crane, Frederick Douglass, Emma Goldman, Jack London, Upton Sinclair, Robert ...

Order From Chaos: Linnaeus Disposes     View
"Carolus Linnaeus (also Carl von Linné, 1707???1778) was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist whose work laid the foundations of modern biological systematics and nomenclature." This online exhibition provides annotated images ...

John Muir-Yosemite California State Quarter     View
Information about the California quarter issued by the U.S. Mint in 2005, which features the image of Sierra Club founder John Muir posed against Yosemite's Half Dome. Site provides images of the final design and of Garrett Burke's original, and info ...

Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778)     View
Contains a brief biography and an overview of the scientific thought of the 18th century Swedish naturalist and inventor of modern biological classification. From the Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley.

John Muir Day, April 21 ??? Celebration and History     View
Information about John Muir Day and how to celebrate it. Links to additional resources on the American conservationist, including some of his writings. There are also study guides for K-12 teachers. From the Sierra Club.

John Muir Exhibit     View
Fantastic exhibit on this naturalist, writer, conservationist, and founder of the Sierra Club. Biography, writings, and much more. From the Sierra Club.



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