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Nature of the pre-glacial age; its rocks, soils, and climate—Effects of the glacier upon New England in the preparation of soils, harbors, coves, lakes &c—Constituents of soils—Agricultural vegetation adapted to the north—The best domestic animals raised there—Temperature of the south too hot—The civilized man has no food from the wild earth—It is of foreign origin and cultivated—The white man and savage contrasted—The geographical band of civilization—Man came when nature was fully prepared for him—Laws of natural supremacy, as manifested by ancient and modern nations—American north and south—These countries should thoroughly fraternize—Their destiny one—Prophetic types of her past—Curious researches upon the relative proportion of brain to spinal cord in the vertebrate class of animals—Its gradual elevation to the vertical line—Growth of the human mind slow—Advent of man—His “high antiquity”.
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The direct length of the coast line of Maine from Kittery Point to Quoddy Head, is 210 miles; including the indented coasts, the length is about 600 miles.
Maine has 1568 lakes. Moosehead the largest is 1071 ft above the sea, and is the source of the Kennebec. The head of the Penobscot is 1800 ft. and the Androscoggin is 3000 ft above the sea.
“Anticipations of Man in Nature,” New Englander, for May 1859.
- Purpose of the Glacier
Harold W. Borns Jr.
Kirk Allen Maasch