: Taken by naturalist and nature conservator Ralph Ramey, this photograph shows a cliff along the Licking River at Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve in Newark, Ohio, in Licking County. Naturalist and photographer Ralph Ramey documented plants, animals, insects, and other notable features of the Ohio landscape on his travels throughout Ohio. Ramey is a prolific writer and authored "Fifty Hikes in Ohio: Walks, Hikes, and Backpacking Trips throughout the Buckeye State" often illustrating his books and lectures with his photographs. Ramey spent time working for the Franklin County Park District, the Miami County Park District, and served as Director of the Glen Helen Nature Preserve in Yellow Springs, Ohio. He also worked as the chief of the Division of Natural Areas and Preserves with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, before retiring in 1994. View on Ohio Memory.
: AV224_Set002_CentralOhio_BlackhandGorge003 Subjects
: State parks & reserves; Ohio History--Natural and Native Ohio; Geology; Licking River (Ohio) Places
: Newark (Ohio); Licking County (Ohio)