Wilderness

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Wilderness

Large backcountry areas lacking roads, communication and other modern infrastructure.
Mentioned in: Wilderness Medicine
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Nancy seldom accompanied him; for the women of her generation--unless, like Priscilla, they took to outdoor management--were not given to much walking beyond their own house and garden, finding sufficient exercise in domestic duties.
After a long seclusion she had come to a resolve to undertake outdoor work in her native village, the busiest season of the year in the agricultural world having arrived, and nothing that she could do within the house being so remunerative for the time as harvesting in the fields.
fix themselves blankly on the outdoor sunshine; then they would fill with tears, and sometimes, if her mother was not in the room, the studies would all end in sobbing.
Instead of sitting down, I snatched my outdoor things, and hastened below, for the way was free.
Pushing the portal aside, I found myself upon the threshold of a small chamber, the walls of which were lined with hooks from which depended suits of the complete outdoor apparel of the yellow men.
We've had enough illegal black market advertising in our City," Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer declared, making it sound as if outdoor ads were promoting contraband rather than iPods, upcoming TV series, public service campaigns and banking services.
According to Ewert (1996), "Although in recent years outdoor education has made progress in meeting the multicultural challenge, few researchers and practitioners have moved beyond a basic level of inclusiveness will take place when outdoor educators allow elements of diverse cultures to reshape basic concepts, theories, and practice.
On both sides of the Atlantic, research advisory boards have emphasized the need for the investigation of long-term health effects of outdoor air pollution (1-3).
Founded in 1979, the Outdoor Discovery School attracts from 8,000 to 10,000 men, women and children every year, from all parts of the country.
The Institute of Outdoor Drama is an organization for professional outdoor theatrical performances, a genre produced in the United States since 1937, These epic history, music, dance, and spectacle dramas are performed before almost 2.
Richard Wagner, a management professor at the University of Wisconsin who has done extensive research on outdoor training by corporations, says the cost of wilderness programs, the more strenuous, all-outdoors version of the training, averages $2,800 per participant, and outdoor-centered programs, which combine indoor living with outdoor exercises, average $300 a person.