On the Wilderness Continent

Building new lands requires sacrifice

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Nautilus
Mar 13, 2019 · 28 min read
Illustrations: Matt Taylor

By Scott Geiger

The Continent hungers to be realized. Each day adds a new increment to the frontier,” I said, “and behind that expansion is the flux of towns darkening into cities to be threaded along newly spun highways. We will put up the mountains. We will lay out the prairie. We will cut rivers to join the lakes.” This…

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