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Merriam, C. Hart, Base Camp Site

Flagstaff, Arizona
County of Coconino.
Coconino National Forest
National Register Number: 66000173
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Domestic - camp. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: AZ-1 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Coconino National Forest.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 21, 1965):
Operating from this camp in the San Francisco Mountains, Dr. C. Hart Merriam, America's first bio-ecologist, conducted the investigations that led to his formulation of the Life Zone concept (1889). His work was seminal in the development of the modern science of ecology.

At present there is no threat to the NHL.

There is no change since the last report.

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