Wilderness


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Wilderness

Large backcountry areas lacking roads, communication and other modern infrastructure.
Mentioned in: Wilderness Medicine
References in classic literature ?
Many dark and sleepless nights have I been a companion for owls, separated from the chearful society of men, scorched by the Summer's sun, and pinched by the Winter's cold, an instrument ordained to settle the wilderness.
Having provided themselves with a wagon, and a number of empty casks, they sally off, armed with their rifles, into the wilderness, directing their course east, west, north, or south, without any regard to the ordinance of the American government, which strictly forbids all trespass upon the lands belonging to the Indian tribes.
With as much ease as I was told to go into this wilderness.
Now you are going to say something about law being the worst wilderness of the two, but I forestall you; remember, I have forestalled you.
Verse after verse was sung; and still the chorus of the desert swelled between like the deepest tone of a mighty organ; and with the final peal of that dreadful anthem there came a sound, as if the roaring wind, the rushing streams, the howling beasts, and every other voice of the unconcerted wilderness were mingling and according with the voice of guilty man in homage to the prince of all.
Synopsis: "Glimpses of Wilderness" by Kevin Proescholdt shares the author's insights into the nature and value of wilderness areas.
Patience is an essential virtue for members of Congress seeking to create new wilderness areas.
Refuge Association Applauds Wilderness Recommendations
Today, 50 years after the Wilderness Act became law, there are 758 wilderness areas in the United States, totaling roughly 109 million acres.
As the Wilderness Act turns 50, there are people who are ready to turn their backs on the concept of wilderness itself.
Preservation and management of wilderness areas in the United States is governed in part by the Wilderness Act.
com)-- Wilderness Club Managing Partner Barry Ehlert announced today that the grand opening weekend at Wilderness Club was a huge success.