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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
2008.
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.

Condition:
At present there is no threat to the NHL.

There is no change since the last report.


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