161,000 acres protected from development in New York [hi-res photos]

The last big piece of privately owned timberland in the Adirondacks — 161,000 acres of hardwood forests, 80 mountain peaks, 70 crystal-clear lakes and ponds, undammed rivers, white water gorges and secluded bogs — has been sold for $110 million to The Nature Conservancy, in a move intended to protect the land from future development.

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