The Extra Mile
— Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —Blending meticulous research on the indiscriminate use of pesticides with her eloquent literary style, Rachel Carson laid the groundwork for the modern environmental movement when she wrote Silent Spring, one of the most influential books of its time. Her book became a catalyst for an environmental philosophy that sought to promote the respectful coexistence of mankind and the environment.
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|Date Added||Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 at 5:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 324083 N 4307441|
|Decimal Degrees||38.89825000, -77.02856667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 53.895', W 77° 1.714'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 53' 53.7" N, 77° 1' 42.84" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1208 G St NW, Washington DC 20005, US|
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