A Field Guide to the Grand Canyon 2nd Edition

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Mountaineers Books #ad - You'll find complete species information including common and scientific names, notable features, and more on more than 480 plants and animals is coupled with beautifully illustrated full-page plates for easy reference. Also included is a geologic history of the Canyon with illustrations detailing the formation of one of the world's great natural wonders.

A field guide to the grand canyon describes and illustrates the areas plants and animals, and offers fascinating in-depth information on the natural history and geology of this dramatic region. Whether you're an active explorer or an armchair naturalist, you'll be certain to enjoy this colorful, informative trip through one of the United States' natural treasures.

A Field Guide to the Grand Canyon 2nd Edition #ad - Well, now you can! this fully updated edition of our popular field guide is both thorough and easy to use. Illustrated with more than 60 full-color illustration plates* the only field guide of its kind for this popular destination* Completely updated, you've probably thought about taking an up close and personal look at the area, compact volume If you've ever marveled at the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon, too.

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Belknap's Waterproof Grand Canyon River Guide 50th Anniversary

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Westwater Books #ad - 2018 update of belknap's Waterproof Grand Canyon River Guide. New read-as-You-Run Format. Expanded Geological Photo Section. All new expanded Edition Includes Additional Pages! The original belknap Guides Since 1969. Glen canyon Dam to Lees Ferry. This mile-by-mile color waterproof guide to the Colorado River through Grand Canyon features shaded relief/topographic maps, geology, archaeology, and special sections on history, natural history and photography.

Updated yearly with campsites and new usgs mileage Points: Geology section features step-by-step easy to understand description of how the Canyon was formed as well as color photos from river level with formations clearly labeled for easy identification. New edition features 8 additional pages: now includes Glen Canyon Dam to Lake Mead; New Read-as-you-Run Format; Photo Geology Labeling now from Lees Ferry to Mead.

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Carving Grand Canyon: Evidence, Theories, and Mystery, Second Edition

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Grand Canyon Association #ad - Glen canyon Dam to Lees Ferry. The one thing they do agree on is that the canyon was carved by the erosive power of the Colorado river, but the river itself carried away the evidence of its earlier history. Carving grand canyon examines the many intriguing ideas and innovative theories that geologists have developed over time about the formation of the canyon.

This story of a fascinating landscape is told in an engaging style that is inviting to casual readers interested in the mystery of Grand Canyon’s formation. Expanded Geological Photo Section. New read-as-You-Run Format. In the last seven years since the publication of the first edition of Carving Grand Canyon, new theories have been brought forth, and this second edition of the book captures these fresh ideas and examines them in the light of other theories.

Carving Grand Canyon: Evidence, Theories, and Mystery, Second Edition #ad - . Grand canyon is one of Earth’s most recognizable landscapes. All new expanded Edition Includes Additional Pages! Though scientists have studied the canyon for more than 150 years, a definitive answer as to how and when the canyon formed eludes them. The original belknap Guides Since 1969.

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An Introduction to Grand Canyon Geology Grand Canyon Association

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Grand Canyon Assn #ad - Dozens of photographs enhance and elucidate the text. The original belknap Guides Since 1969. Expanded Geological Photo Section. Used book in Good Condition. An introduction to grand canyon geology offers a new approach to the geologic study of the Grand Canyon with an emphasis on basic geologic principles including plate tectonics, structural features and what they tell us, and the role of erosion in creating landscape.

All new expanded Edition Includes Additional Pages! Glen canyon Dam to Lees Ferry. New read-as-You-Run Format. This book is perfect for both the Grand Canyon visitor and the geology enthusiast.

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An Introduction to Grand Canyon Prehistory Grand Canyon Association

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Grand Canyon Assn #ad - Used book in Good Condition. It includes chapters on the architecture, and tools of the prehistoric Puebloan people, art, as well as information about modern-day Native Americans. This overview of grand canyon prehistory is a comprehensive but popular look at the people who have inhabited the Grand Canyon region for the past twelve thousand years.

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River and Desert Plants of the Grand Canyon

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Mountain Press #ad - Some grow at seeps and springs, others emerge from cracks in the bedrock, and still others inhabit sandbars within reach of the Colorado Rivers's scouring currents. River and desert plants of the grand canyon, shrubs, the first comprehensive field guide devoted to the plants that live below the canyon rims, including ferns, describes more than 300 plant species, forbs, grasses, and trees.

Expanded Geological Photo Section. Used book in Good Condition. New read-as-You-Run Format. The original belknap Guides Since 1969. Used book in Good Condition. The grand canyon's isolation, sonoran, great elevational range, and position at the convergence of three North American Deserts--the Mojave, and Great Basin--have created unique habitats for an unusual assemblage of plants.

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Living at the Edge: Explorers, Exploiters, and Settlers of the Grand Canyon Region Grand Canyon Association

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Grand Canyon Association #ad - Glen canyon Dam to Lees Ferry. A comprehensive look at the pioneer history of the Grand Canyon region, from its earliest residents to the creation of the national park at the end of the pioneer era circa 1920 Expanded Geological Photo Section. The original belknap Guides Since 1969. Used book in Good Condition.

. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Included are nearly 200 historical photographs, many never published before, and 12 custom maps of the region. All new expanded Edition Includes Additional Pages! Used book in Good Condition. New read-as-You-Run Format.

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The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Expanded Geological Photo Section. Used book in Good Condition. The original belknap Guides Since 1969. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

New read-as-You-Run Format. A bold foray into the heart of the american west’s final frontier, the expedition was achieved without benefit of modern river-running equipment, supplies, or a firm sense of the region’s perilous topography and the attitudes of the native inhabitants towards whites. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons Penguin Classics #ad - With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. All new expanded Edition Includes Additional Pages! Used book in Good Condition. One of the great works of american exploration literature, mutiny, this account of a scientific expedition forced to survive famine, attacks, and some of the most dangerous rapids known to man remains as fresh and exciting today as it was in 1874.

The exploration of the colorado river and its canyons, recently ranked number four on Adventure magazine’s list of top 100 classics, is legendary pioneer John Wesley Powell’s first-person account of his crew’s unprecedented odyssey along the Green and Colorado Rivers and through the Grand Canyon.

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The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon

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Scribner #ad - From one of outside magazine’s “literary all-stars” comes the thrilling true tale of the fastest boat ride ever, down the entire length of the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon, during the legendary flood of 1983. In the spring of 1983, massive flooding along the length of the Colorado River confronted a team of engineers at the Glen Canyon Dam with an unprecedented emergency that may have resulted in the most catastrophic dam failure in history.

The emerald mile the epic story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon. The goal was to nail the all-time record for the fastest boat ever propelled—by oar, by motor, or by the grace of God himself—down the entire length of the Colorado River from Lee’s Ferry to Lake Mead.

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Down the Great Unknown: John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon

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The ten men set out down the mighty Colorado River in wooden rowboats. Drawing on rarely examined diaries and journals, Down the Great Unknown is the first book to tell the full, true story. Down the great unknown: john wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon. 0n may 24, 1869, a one-armed civil war veteran named John Wesley Powell and a ragtag band of nine mountain men embarked on the last great quest in the American West.

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Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West

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Penguin Books #ad - The emerald mile the epic story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon. Expanded Geological Photo Section. Only now, we may recognize just how accurate a prophet he was. The original belknap Guides Since 1969. Used book in Good Condition. A prophet without honor who had a profound understanding of the American West, Powell warned long ago of the dangers economic exploitation would pose to the West and spent a good deal of his life overcoming Washington politics in getting his message across.

Used book in Good Condition. Edward Dolnick. Glen canyon Dam to Lees Ferry. All new expanded Edition Includes Additional Pages! . 1st Edition. New read-as-You-Run Format. Used book in Good Condition. From the “dean of western writers” the new york times and the pulitzer prize winning–author of angle of repose and crossing to Safety, the distinguished ethnologist and geologist who explored the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon, a fascinating look at the old American West and the man who prophetically warned against the dangers of settling it   In Beyond the Hundredth Meridian, Wallace Stegner recounts the sucesses and frustrations of John Wesley Powell, and the homeland of Indian tribes of the American Southwest.

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