Yellowstone Treasures

Author: Janet Chapple
Publisher: Granite Peak Publications
ISBN: 0985818298
Size: 34.91 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This fifth edition of the popular guide to Yellowstone, the world's first national park, revises descriptions of the hot springs, geysers, and wildlife viewing spots. Mile-by-mile road logs document every approach to the park and every interior road. Through charts and explanations, readers learn of Yellowstone's campgrounds and facilities, geyser basins and the frequency of the geyser eruptions, and out-of-the-way hikes. Updates include descriptions of new lodgings, scientific information reflecting recent research, 65 new color photos, and revised maps. A field guide to the animals and plants, a selected reading list, and a 21-page index round out this comprehensive guidebook.

Searching For Yellowstone

Author: Norman K Denzin
Publisher: Left Coast Press
ISBN: 1598743201
Size: 51.18 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Part autoethnography, part historical narrative, part art criticism, part cultural theory, Denzin creates a postmodern bricolage of images, staged dramas, quotations, reminiscences and stories that strike to the essence of the postmodern vision of the American West.

Yellowstone Land Of Wonders

Author: Jules Leclercq
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803244770
Size: 40.92 MB
Format: PDF
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In the summer of 1883 Belgian travel writer Jules Leclercq spent ten days on horseback in Yellowstone, the world’s first national park, exploring myriad natural wonders: astonishing geysers, majestic waterfalls, the vast lake, and the breathtaking canyon. He also recorded the considerable human activity, including the rampant vandalism. Leclercq’s account of his travels is itself a small marvel blending natural history, firsthand impressions, scientific lore, and anecdote. Along with his observations on the park’s long-rumored fountains of boiling water and mountains of glass, Leclercq describes camping near geysers, washing clothes in a bubbling hot spring, and meeting such diverse characters as local guides and tourists from the United States and Europe. Notables including former president Ulysses S. Grant and then-president Chester A. Arthur were also in the park that summer to inaugurate the newly completed leg of the Northern Pacific Railroad. A sensation in Europe, the book was never published in English. This deft translation at long last makes available to English-speaking readers a masterpiece of western American travel writing that is a fascinating historical document in its own right.

Treasured Landscapes

Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780692536087
Size: 34.89 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Lonely Planet Usa S National Parks

Author: Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 9781786575968
Size: 33.58 MB
Format: PDF
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Lonely Planet's USA's National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Catch the country's 'first sunrise' from the top of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia, take the drive of your life on the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier, and climb the otherworldly rocks of Joshua Tree - all with your trusted travel companion.

Discover Usa S Best National Parks

Author: Danny Palmerlee
ISBN: 9781742204918
Size: 69.23 MB
Format: PDF
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Provides information about lodging, sights, and excursions for the top twenty-seven national parks in the United States, including Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, and Yosemite.

America S Scientific Treasures

Author: Paul S. Cohen
Publisher: Amer Chemical Society
Size: 46.37 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In a friendly and entertaining style, America's Scientific Treasures describes hundreds of exciting destinations for the scientifically inclined traveler. The authors have spent many years traveling throughout the United States, and all of their suggestions are based on their own first-hand experience. The treasures they describe range from the unusual to the majestic, from the National Museum of Roller Skating to the Grand Canyon, and each has been selected for its high quality and educational merit. The book is organized geographically, spanning the forty-eight contiguous states, and the descriptions contain both travel details and lively background information. This guide will appeal in particular to armchair travelers, families looking for educational vacations, and anyone interested in America's scientific history.