Lexicus Press

The Glaciers' Treasure Trove: A Field Guide to the Lake Michigan Riviera

By Jacqueline Widmar Stewart

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"For those not acquainted with the lake's southeastern Crescent Coast and its dune lands, this book will indeed be a revelation."—The Carmel Pine Cone

book jacketExplore the 42-mile stretch of glacially formed, quartz-sand beaches on the Crescent Coast with a handy book that will add rich detail to your enjoyment.  Full of color photos and spotting maps, this guide to the five parks along Lake Michigan’s southern shores will show you where to find the birthplace of ecology, and why a stroll on these sandy beaches means a walk through millions of years of history.

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"This is a wonderful book, and I highly recommend it to both the newcomer and the established resident of the Dunes."—Morton F. Arnsdorf. M.D.

Table of Contents
Author's Note
Scope of this Guide
A Vast Glacial Legacy
Diamond Water, Golden Shores
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Indiana Dunes State Park
Michigan City's Washington Park
New Buffalo's Lakefront Park
Warren Dunes State Park
Getting There; What to Pack
Markets, Orchards, and Vineyards
Simple Farm-Fresh Fare
History Timeline
Further Reading
Foundations and Organizations
Spotting Maps Index
General Index
Quotation Index
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