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The Measure of a Mountain: Beauty and Terror on Mount Rainier

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Book News Annotation:

Barcott, a staff writer for the Seattle Weekly and contributor to Harper's, adds a poetic touch to his sometimes humorous, sometimes alarming descriptions of climbing Rainier. He delves into Rainier's mountaineering history, as well as a little botany, seismology, and plain old mountain lore.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-257) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570610745
Subtitle:
Beauty and Terror on Mount Rainier
Author:
Barcott, Bruce
Publisher:
Sasquatch Books
Location:
Seattle :
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
North America
Subject:
United States - Pacific - Washington
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Rainier, mount
Subject:
Rainier, Mount (Wash.)
Subject:
Rainier, Mount (Wash.) Description and travel.
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 33
Publication Date:
October 1997
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.92x5.82x.94 in. 1.18 lbs.

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