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3 edition of book of the national parks found in the catalog.

book of the national parks

Yard, Robert Sterling

book of the national parks

by Yard, Robert Sterling

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National parks and reserves -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Maps on lining-papers.

    Statementby Robert Sterling Yard.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, [1], 436 p., 4 l.
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13528937M
    OCLC/WorldCa23444391

      Beautifully illustrated with more than breathtaking photographs by leading nature photographers, AAA Great National Parks of the World takes readers into the heart of world's most treasured national ing the history, geography, flora, and fauna of each park, this keepsake volume is the perfect gift to inspire travelers /5. the book of the national parks. by. robert sterling yard. chief, educational division, national park service, department of the interior author of "the national parks portfolio" "the top of the continent," etc. with maps and illustrations. new york charles scribner's sons prefaceAuthor: Robert Sterling Yard.

      The history of America’s national parks and the history of conservation are deeply connected — and the national parks continue to spark environmental debates today. It’s been several decades since Encounters With the Archdruid, the great John McPhee’s book about conservation, was published — but the arguments that play out within its. My last book is kind of a cross between “Wild” and “Silent Spring.” “Uncertain Path: A Search for the Future of National Parks” (University of California, ) is by William C. Tweed.

    National Park Adventure Guide Book (Park Edition) Our NEW UPDATED Edition includes the 3 newest National Parks—Gateway Arch and Indiana Dunes, and White Sands. This amazing travel-size book is made for adventurous people who want to plan trips and record their visit to each of the 62 National Parks. THE BOOK OF THE NATIONAL PARKS. THE GRANITE NATIONAL PARKS. III THE PROPOSED ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK. INCLUDING THE PRESENT SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, WEST CENTRAL CALIFORNIA. AREA, 1, SQUARE MILES. I. WHERE the lava billows of the Cascade Mountains end in northern California the granite knobs of the Sierra begin. Sharply differentiated in.


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