The National Parks


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"100 years of American splendor"--Jacket.

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Author by Kim Heacox
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 9781426215599

59 Illustrated National Parks


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A celebration of the 100 years of wilderness and wonder at the 59 National Parks.

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Author by Joel Anderson
Genre eBook National parks and reserves
Read Book 160
ISBN Number 0996777717

National Parks Of The Usa


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Discover the beauty and diversity of America's great outdoors in this tour of its most iconic national parks. Explore Florida's river-laced Everglades, travel down the white water rapids of the Grand Canyon, trek across the deserts of Death Valley and scale the soaring summits of the Rocky Mountains with this book that brings you up close to nature's greatest adventures. Packed with maps and fascinating facts about the flora and fauna unique to each park, this fully-illustrated coast-to-coast journey documents the nation’s most magnificent and sacred places—and shows why they should be preserved for future generations to enjoy. Parks include: Acadia, Badlands, Big Bend, Biscayne, Bryce Canyon, Channel Islands, Death Valley, Denali, Everglades, Glacier, Glacier Bay, Grand Canyon, Great Smoky, Mountains, Hawaii volcanoes, Isle Royal, Mesa Verde, Olympic, Sequoia and Kings Canyon, Virgin Islands, Yellowstone and Yosemite.

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Author by Kate Siber
Genre eBook Juvenile Nonfiction
Read Book 112
ISBN Number 9781786036957

The National Parks


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The National Parks: An American Legacy tells the story of the parks through the photography of Ian Shive and poignant essays by today’s leading naturalists, scientists, explorers, and artists. From the cascading waterfalls of Yosemite to the unique geothermal features of Yellowstone, the U.S. national parks are among the most breathtaking destinations in the world. Founded to preserve such natural beauty for posterity, the national parks represent one of America’s crowning achievements and international treasures. The National Parks: An American Legacy tells the story of the parks through the photography of Ian Shive, today’s leading national park photographer, as well as through poignant essays by conservancy groups from across the country. Timed to coincide with the celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the National Park Service, this lavish volume reveals the grandeur and history of the parks and looks toward what the next 100 years will bring. With more than 200 never-before-seen images of the national parks — including Yellowstone, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon — as well as images from many of the 400-plus national park units, this striking collection is comprehensive and inspiring. The National Parks: An American Legacy reveals the way humankind interacts with the parks, and how the story of the national parks is also a tribute to the people who visit, explore, and tirelessly work to preserve these cherished American landscapes.

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Genre eBook Photography
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ISBN Number 1683830059

National Geographic Guide To The National Parks Of Canada


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An illustrated, region-by-region guide to the forty-two national parks of Canada, offering sample itineraries and site-by-site tours, and providing historical information, location and activity descriptions, tips for travelers, maps, and lodging information with addresses, phone numbers, and price ranges.

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Author by National Geographic
Genre eBook Travel
Read Book 352
ISBN Number 9781426208058

National Geographic 125 Years


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Depicts the last 125 years of history through the unforgettable images that appeared in National Geographic, from the organization's beginning as a scientific club to it's growth into other disciplines inlcuding space exploration, climatology and archaeology.

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Author by Mark Collins Jenkins
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 9781426209574

The National Parks


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Presents a narrative history of the American National Park System, examining the events and political battles that led to the establishment of each park while profiling each for its unique attributes, in a volume that also pays tribute to key advocates.

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Author by Dayton Duncan
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9780307268969

Destinations Of A Lifetime


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NatGeo takes you on a photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations, inspiring tangible ideas for your next trip. Travel to hundreds of the most breathtaking locales—both natural and man-made—illustrated with vivid images taken by the organization's world-class photographers. These images, coupled with evocative text, feature a plethora of visual wonders: ancient monoliths, scenic islands, stunning artwork, electric cityscapes, white-sand seashores, rain forests, ancient cobbled streets, and both classic and innovative architecture. Loaded with hard service information for each location, Destinations of a Lifetime has it all: when to go, where to eat, where to stay, and what to do to ensure the most enriching and authentic experience.

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Author by National Geographic
Genre eBook Travel
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ISBN Number 9781426216176

Explore Australia S National Parks


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From the rugged escarpments of Purnululu to the silent forest of the Daintree, the peaceful beaches of Croajingolong to the majestic awe of the Grampians, this beautifully illustrated and mapped guide captures our unique natural heritage and provides all the information you need to decide which parks to visit, how to get there and what to see and do when you arrive. Now with illustrations of Australian fauna by artist Guy Troughton and Australian flora by David Mackay, this book is a beautiful keepsake as well as being a practical guide.

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Author by Publishing, Explore Australia
Genre eBook Australia
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ISBN Number 1741174023

The Wonder Of It All


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Since the founding of the National Park Service in 2016, tens of thousands of NPS employees and volunteers have devoted themselves to preserving our public lands, which today number more than 400. Each person’s NPS career is unique, seasoned with daily duties, grand adventures, and everything in between! Yet there is one common element: each person has plenty of material for terrific stories about living and working in America’s most special places. These 100 true stories from current and past NPS employees and volunteers make for an engrossing, funny, and often moving read, with something for everyone. The writers welcome visitors, ride the rails, collar caribou, reenact and make history, and every day face the mystery of wildness—including plenty of bears!—all for America’s public lands. Featuring more than 100 photograph and stories from 80 different parks, monuments, and historic sites, stretching from the coast of Maine to American Samoa, The Wonder of It All is sure to inspire a new generation to cherish the natural and cultural resources that the National Park Service was born to preserve.

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Author by Yosemite Conservancy
Genre eBook Nature
Read Book 320
ISBN Number 9781930238701