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The national parks in the American West

Robert W. Righter

The national parks in the American West

by Robert W. Righter

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Published by Forum Press in St. Louis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • National parks and reserves -- West (U.S.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 16.

      StatementRobert W. Righter.
      SeriesThe Forum series ; FA 041
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF591 .R55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p. ;
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4460543M
      ISBN 10088273041X
      LC Control Number79123810
      OCLC/WorldCa5944090

        The book is a thorough and comprehensive explanation of the origin and development of the National Park System. The photos are top notch. This will be a great reference book for helping to plan visits to the various national parks and other national sites.5/5(5). THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA Companion Book. Written by Dayton Duncan, and Ken Burns, the companion book to the film is a sweeping, magnificently illustrated history of the American.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Contents: Planning your trip to the national parks of the American West --Arches national park, UT --Badlands national park, SD --Devils tower national monument, WY --Glacier national park, MT & Waterton Lakes nation park, AB --Grand canyon national park, AZ. Genre/Form: Guidebooks: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Repanshek, Kurt. National parks of the American West for dummies. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley Pub., ©

      The Parks. The Southwestern national parks come in two basic varieties. Two-thirds of the Southwest parks are on the Colorado Plateau, one of the Intermontane Plateaus of the United States. Get this from a library! National parks of the West. [Sunset Books.; Sunset Magazine (Firm);] -- Mainly captioned illustrations, describing the beauties of the parks and explaining how they were formed.


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