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Grand Canyon Country: Its Majesty and Its Lore (National Geographic Park Profiles)

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Grand Canyon Country explores the spectacular 277-mile-long gash in Arizonas red-rock country—noted by Theodore Roosevelt in 1903 as "the most impressive piece of scenery I have ever looked at"—and much more. Along with the geological marvels, amazing views along the popular South Rim, and higher, cooler North Rim, the book probes ancient Indian cultures, remote forests of the Kaibab Plateau, lonely reaches of the Arizona strip, and the multihued landscapes of the Painted Desert. All the wonders of the Grand Canyon are captured in this first-person narrative—from the awe-inspiring sunsets to hikes on treacherous trails to an exciting trip down the Colorado.

About the Author

Seymour L. Fishbein has written and edited numerous Society books on topics ranging from Alaskas Magnificent Parklands to Our Continent: A Natural History of North America.

Raymond Gehman is an award-winning photographer for the Virginian-Pilot and the Ledger-Star in Norfolk, Virginia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781426205866
Author:
Fishbein, Seymour L.
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Author:
National Geographic Society
Subject:
Parks & Campgrounds
Subject:
United States - West - Mountain (General)
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
Travel-US Western States
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
National Geographic Park Profiles
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS, 1 MAP
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
10.02x7.14x.49 in. 1.21 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Americana » National Parks and Waterways
Languages » ESL » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Camping and Hiking » Guides
Transportation » Automotive » General
Travel » General
Travel » North America » United States » Western States

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