CONSERVATION: National Seashore

When U. S. citizens think of their national parks they think of majestic mountains, forest-skirted lakes, sparkling glaciers, spouting hot springs, rushing rivers. But some U. S. citizens regard the U. S. shore lines, on the oceans, the Gulf and the Great Lakes, as equally picturesque. In 1934 a Federal survey was made of 20 shore areas for possible national preserves. Last week, Secretary of the Interior Ickes addressed a letter to Governor Hoey of North Carolina asking him to facilitate the transfer of lands in his State to the first such...

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