Illinois

Description

The northern tip of Illinois touches on Lake Michigan. The centre is mainly flat prairy. The southern part is a little bit more rugged, and home to the Shawnee National Forest with its lakes, streams, small waterfalls. Good hiking in this park.

The American Discovery Trail passes through Illinois. The 173 mile Hennepin Canal Parkway follows the old tow path along the Hennepin Canal in Illinois.

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Illinois

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  • River Hill Soliloquy
  • River Hill country lies between the Rock and the Mississippi rivers in the northwest corner of Illinois. Within one of its valleys, the fields rise from the bottom lands to the hillsides. This region, which continues on into southwestern Wisconsin, could be termed the author's "America." Clarence Mitchell writes about the small kingdom of 130... Read more
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  • River Hill Soliloquy
  • River Hill country lies between the Rock and the Mississippi rivers in the northwest corner of Illinois. Within one of its valleys, the fields rise from the bottom lands to the hillsides. This region, which continues on into southwestern Wisconsin, could be termed the author's "America." Clarence Mitchell writes about the small kingdom of 130... Read more
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  • Rail-Trails Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio
  • Across the country, more than 1600 unused railroad corridors have been converted to level, public, multiuse trails, where people can enjoy a fitness run, a leisurely bike ride, or a stroll with the family. In this updated guide in the popular series, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy presents the finest rail-trails plus other great multiuse... Read more
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  • Rail-Trails Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio
  • Across the country, more than 1600 unused railroad corridors have been converted to level, public, multiuse trails, where people can enjoy a fitness run, a leisurely bike ride, or a stroll with the family. In this updated guide in the popular series, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy presents the finest rail-trails plus other great multiuse... Read more
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  • Bruce Davidson
  • In 2008, Bruce Davidson, who had already photographed New York and Paris, began exploring Los Angeles with a focus on its exotic plant life. The arid climate, normally hostile to life, allows for an exceptional botanical diversity in L.A. County that reaches from the surrounding foothills and mountain wilderness to the Pacific Ocean, and... Read more
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  • Bruce Davidson
  • In 2008, Bruce Davidson, who had already photographed New York and Paris, began exploring Los Angeles with a focus on its exotic plant life. The arid climate, normally hostile to life, allows for an exceptional botanical diversity in L.A. County that reaches from the surrounding foothills and mountain wilderness to the Pacific Ocean, and... Read more
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  • 20 Day Trips in and around the Shawnee National Forest
  • One of the unique and most scenic treasures in the Midwest, the Shawnee National Forest spans more than 279,000 acres deep in southern Illinois. The natural beauty, stunning vistas, and diverse flora and fauna of this picturesque region invite exploration by all who love nature. This easy-to-use guidebook highlights 20 exciting day or weekend... Read more
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  • 20 Day Trips in and around the Shawnee National Forest
  • One of the unique and most scenic treasures in the Midwest, the Shawnee National Forest spans more than 279,000 acres deep in southern Illinois. The natural beauty, stunning vistas, and diverse flora and fauna of this picturesque region invite exploration by all who love nature. This easy-to-use guidebook highlights 20 exciting day or weekend... Read more
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  • A Genealogist's Guide to Springfield, Illinois
  • “A Genealogist's Guide to Springfield, Illinois” is a great resource for genealogists who plan on researching in this geographic area. Think of it as your personal travel guide with information on where to research in addition to where to eat and what to see. Listed are local and regional libraries and archives that those visiting the nation's... Read more
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  • A Genealogist's Guide to Springfield, Illinois
  • “A Genealogist's Guide to Springfield, Illinois” is a great resource for genealogists who plan on researching in this geographic area. Think of it as your personal travel guide with information on where to research in addition to where to eat and what to see. Listed are local and regional libraries and archives that those visiting the nation's... Read more
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  • Natuurgids Illinois wildlife | Waterford Press
  • Illinois Wildlife is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for the nature enthusiast. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies and fishes and includes a map featuring prominent state-wide wildlife sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is a... Read more
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  • Salamanders in Your Pocket
  • Finding a salamander in the woodlands rates as one of the most enjoyable surprises of an early morning hike. Active mainly at night, these secretive, shiny, lizardlike amphibians often glow like jewels when found under the logs or rocks that many prefer. This colourful addition to Iowa's popular series of laminated guides-the twenty-fifth in... Read more
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  • Salamanders in Your Pocket
  • Finding a salamander in the woodlands rates as one of the most enjoyable surprises of an early morning hike. Active mainly at night, these secretive, shiny, lizardlike amphibians often glow like jewels when found under the logs or rocks that many prefer. This colourful addition to Iowa's popular series of laminated guides-the twenty-fifth in... Read more
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  • The Long Road to Mount Kailash
  • This is Dominic's fifth novel about the adventures of Carl Brecht, an anthropologist, who lives with his wife, Barbara, in an Illinois suburb. Their relationship becomes strained when Carl's Nepalese colleagues from the University of Chicago invite him to go on a pilgrimage to Mount Kailash in Tibet during the month of August in 2013. Barbara... Read more
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  • The Long Road to Mount Kailash
  • This is Dominic's fifth novel about the adventures of Carl Brecht, an anthropologist, who lives with his wife, Barbara, in an Illinois suburb. Their relationship becomes strained when Carl's Nepalese colleagues from the University of Chicago invite him to go on a pilgrimage to Mount Kailash in Tibet during the month of August in 2013. Barbara... Read more
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  • Hiking Ozarks
  • "This guide details 40 of the very best hiking trails throughout the Ozarks. Spanning Oklahoma, Illinois, Arkansas, and Missouri, the guide provides trails for every type of hiker, from easy flat trails to miles-long excursions"-- Read more
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  • Hiking Ozarks
  • "This guide details 40 of the very best hiking trails throughout the Ozarks. Spanning Oklahoma, Illinois, Arkansas, and Missouri, the guide provides trails for every type of hiker, from easy flat trails to miles-long excursions"-- Read more
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  • On the Old Oregon Trail
  • Follow the pioneers to Oregon! Between 1840 and 1860 three hundred thousand Americans packed their belongings in farm wagons, hitched up their livestock, said goodbye to their families and friends, and set out for the West on the Oregon Trail. William Porter traveled with them in 1848, headed for Oregon in a large family group, including his... Read more
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  • On the Old Oregon Trail
  • Follow the pioneers to Oregon! Between 1840 and 1860 three hundred thousand Americans packed their belongings in farm wagons, hitched up their livestock, said goodbye to their families and friends, and set out for the West on the Oregon Trail. William Porter traveled with them in 1848, headed for Oregon in a large family group, including his... Read more
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  • Edward Weston
  • Over the course of his fifty-year career, American photographer Edward Weston (1886-1958) blazed a path into Photo-Modernism rendering portraits, landscapes, still-lifes and nudes. In 1902, a sixteen-year-old Weston took up photography in Highland Park, Illinois, where he worked as an amateur for five years. In 1907, at the age of twenty-one,... Read more
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  • Edward Weston
  • Over the course of his fifty-year career, American photographer Edward Weston (1886-1958) blazed a path into Photo-Modernism rendering portraits, landscapes, still-lifes and nudes. In 1902, a sixteen-year-old Weston took up photography in Highland Park, Illinois, where he worked as an amateur for five years. In 1907, at the age of twenty-one,... Read more
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  • Hiking Southern Oregon
  • From the Idaho Line to the Pacific Coast, Hiking Southern Oregon describes 100 of the best hikes in the beautiful and surprisingly diverse bottom third of the state. Hikes are described for Steens Mountain, Hart Mountain Antelope Refuge, Crater Lake National Park; the Gearhart, Sky Lakes, Thielsen, Mountain Lakes, and Kalmiopsis Wilderness... Read more
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  • Hiking Southern Oregon
  • From the Idaho Line to the Pacific Coast, Hiking Southern Oregon describes 100 of the best hikes in the beautiful and surprisingly diverse bottom third of the state. Hikes are described for Steens Mountain, Hart Mountain Antelope Refuge, Crater Lake National Park; the Gearhart, Sky Lakes, Thielsen, Mountain Lakes, and Kalmiopsis Wilderness... Read more
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