catskills essay 5 - that included portions of Delaware,...

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On April 5, 1904, the Catskill Park was created by an act of the State Legislature to extend protection and recognition to this mountainous region of New York State. In 1904, the original Catskill Park included 92,708 acres of State Forest Preserve lands within a 576,120-acre region
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Unformatted text preview: that included portions of Delaware, Greene, Sullivan and Ulster counties. Since that time, the Catskill Park has grown to include 287,514 acres of State Forest Preserve lands within the 705,500-acre region. The Catskills have 98 peaks that are over 3,000 feet in elevation....
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2009 for the course ENVE 2010 taught by Professor Prof.katz during the Spring '09 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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