The Explorer S Guide To Death Valley National Park Second Edition

Author: T. Scott Bryan
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 0870819623
Size: 64.12 MB
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Originally published in 1995, soon after Death Valley National Park became the fifty-third park in the U.S. park system, The Explorer’s Guide to Death Valley National Park was the first complete guidebook available for this spectacular area.Now in its second edition, this is still the only book that includes all aspects of the park. Much more than just a guidebook, it covers the park’s cultural history, botany and zoology, hiking and biking opportunities, and more. Information is provided for all of Death Valley’s visitors, from first-time travelers just learning about the area to those who are returning for in-depth explorations.Rewritten, reorganized, and revised, the book includes updated point-to-point logs for every road within and around the park, as well as new maps more accurate than those in any other publication. With extensive input from National Park Service resource management, law enforcement, and interpretive personnel, as well as a thorough bibliography for suggested reading, The Explorer’s Guide to Death Valley National Park, Second Edition is the most up-to-date, accurate, and comprehensive guide available for this national treasure.

National Geographic Guide To National Parks Of The United States 8th Edition

Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 142621751X
Size: 78.14 MB
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National Geographic's flagship, best-selling guide covers all 59 national parks in the U.S. for nature and outdoor lovers everywhere. Intensive on-the-ground research, 300 photos and 80 colorful maps complete the extraordinary package. Practical and comprehensive coverage includes engaging, individual park descriptions and brief history, travel planning tips, itineraries and directions, activities, park lodges and hotels, visitor center contact information, and camping information. Well-known national parks writers provide new insights into the parks and share favorite spots for viewing scenery, wildlife, sunsets, and more in this Centennial edition.

Guide To U S Government Publications

Author: Donna Batten
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9781414407388
Size: 77.62 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This comprehensive yet concise annual annotated reference source catalogs the important series, periodicals and reference tools published by U.S. government agencies. Over the years, the index section of the Guide to U.S. Government Publications has expanded to more than 40,000 entries. Agencies and titles are indexed, followed by a keyword title index for quick and easy referencing. No other single resource provides historical and current information on U.S. government publications in one place.

New Mexico Campgrounds

Author: Christina Frain
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
ISBN: 9781565794368
Size: 29.46 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Well-researched camping information, detailed maps, and color photographs are included in this comprehensive guide to the most scenic and private sites in New Mexico. Subjects of local interest, recreational activities, and prime locales for photography and wildlife viewing are also addressed, satisfying a wide range of ages and curiosities.

Wilderness By Design

Author: Ethan Carr
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803263833
Size: 52.45 MB
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Carr delves into the planning and motivations of the people who wanted to preserve America's scenic geography. He demonstrates that by drawing on historical antecedents, landscape architects and planners carefully crafted each addition to maintain maximum picturesque wonder. Tracing the history of landscape park design from British gardens up through the city park designs of Frederick Law Olmsted, Carr places national park landscape architecture within a larger historical context.