Treasure Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals by Peterson Field Guides. This richly illustrated book will guide you to 28 outstanding rock-art sites in seven states, and teach you about art styles and the cultural groups that created them. Includes a resource guide to continue your exploration.
Treasure Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals by Peterson Field Guides
Treasure Images of America: Grand Canyon’s Phantom Ranch Grand Canyon. This superb anthology brings together some of the most powerful and compelling writing about the Grand Canyon–stories, essays, and poems written across five centuries by people inhabiting, surviving, and attempting to understand what one explorer called the Great Unknown. The Grand Canyon Reader includes traditional stories from native tribes, reports by explorers, journals by early tourists, and contemporary essays and stories by such beloved writers as John McPhee, Ann Zwinger, Edward Abbey, Terry Tempest Williams, Barry Lopez, Linda Hogan, and Craig Childs. Lively tales written by unschooled river runners, unabashedly popular fiction, and memoirs stand alongside finely crafted literary works to represent full range of human experience in this wild, daunting, and inspiring landscape.
Treasure Grand Canyon Reader Grand Canyon. Explore the fascinating highlights, history, geology & nature of Grand Canyon National Park with this entertaining, educational, point-by-point Waypoint Tour complete with travel expert stories, breathtaking photography & detailed tour maps.
Treasure Moab, UT Backroads & 4-Wheel-Drive Trails Utah. Pack up the car and enjoy 28 drives through the scenic grandeur of the photographers paradise, rock hounds nirvana, and geologists dream world that is Utah. Offering more than 1,500 miles of riding pleasure, this indispensable highway companion maps out short trips for exploring the Beehive States scenic byways and back roads.Discover Utahs long and vibrant history, myriad outdoor recreational activities, and breathtaking sceneryincluding the fantastic rock formations of the Colorado Plateau; the Middle Rocky Mountain region, Utahs northern mountain wonderland; and the forbidding yet fascinating Basin and Range region, with its treeless vistas, cracked earth, and huge dead sea. Along the way, stop and discover Native American rock art, picturesque small towns, canyon and alpine hiking trails, and the states mining, Pony Express, and Mormon history.
Tucson Field Guide To Cacti & Other Succulents of Arizona Field Guides. The American Southwest is home to an incredible diversity of drought-tolerant plants, including many found nowhere else on earth. And no other group says desert quite like cacti… Botanist and educatior Meg Quinn describes significant cacti of the Sonoran, Mojave and Chihuahuan deserts, including several which are listed as threatened or endangered.
Twodot Arizona Myths And Legends: The True Stories Behind History’s Mysteries Fiction. WINNER of the 2017 IPPY Award Bronze Medal for Best Regional Nonfiction, Mountain-West, at the Independent Book Publisher Awards!Here is your chance to take a trip down one of the world’s great rivers from its first trickle to its broad delta. Remarkable photographs show the West’s natural wonders, tracing the Colorado River and its major tributary, the Green River, from beginning to end. The rivers flow through many habitats from treeless tundra to coastal desert, encompassing millions of years of geological history. On their way to the sea, the Colorado and the Green bend through more than a dozen national parks, monuments, wildlife refuges, and recreation areas, and nourish wildlife from majestic moose to fifty-pound trout to tiny lizards. Enjoy descriptions of river communities and some of the best fishing holes and recreation areas along the way, as well as facts about glaciers, dinosaurs, miners, and mountain men. Ride along (staying dry all the way) through the vast Colorado River Basin, which covers more land area than Spain and Portugal combined, and of course through the unforgettable colors and vistas of the grandest canyon on earth.