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National Parks of America

National Parks of America Book
Author : Lonely Planet,Amy C Balfour,Greg Benchwick,Sara Benson,Emily Matchar,Carolyn McCarthy,Becky Ohlsen,Regis St Louis,Patrick Kinsella,Stephanie Pearson
Publisher : Lonely Planet
Release : 2016-06-01
ISBN : 1760341789
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Explore all 59 of America's National Parks with this inspirational coffee table book. Beautiful landscape photography and wildlife illustrations will wow readers. Practical ideas on where to stay and what to do help readers plan visits, and detailed itineraries make it easy. A wonderful introduction to America's National Parks for all the family.

National Parks of America

National Parks of America Book
Author : Lonely Planet
Publisher : Lonely Planet
Release : 2021-05-18
ISBN : 9781838694494
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download National Parks of America book written by Lonely Planet, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

America s National Parks

America s National Parks Book
Author : Lonely Planet Kids,Alexa Ward
Publisher : Lonely Planet
Release : 2019-03-01
ISBN : 1788684958
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Explore America's 60 amazing national parks! From Acadia's seaside cliffs and coves to Zion's enchanting red valleys, you'll discover wolf-howling, water-rushing, lava-exploding, heart-racing destinations. Find out each park's secrets and surprises, plus their best sights, activities and animals to spot.

The National Parks

The National Parks Book
Author : Dayton Duncan,Ken Burns
Publisher : Knopf
Release : 2009
ISBN : 0307268969
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

America s National Park System

America s National Park System Book
Author : Lary M. Dilsaver
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2016-02-18
ISBN : 1442256842
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Now in a fully updated edition, this invaluable reference work is a fundamental resource for scholars, students, conservationists, and citizens interested in America's national park system. The extensive collection of documents illustrates the system's creation, development, and management. The documents include laws that established and shaped the system; policy statements on park management; Park Service self-evaluations; and outside studies by a range of scientists, conservation organizations, private groups, and businesses. A new appendix includes summaries of pivotal court cases that have further interpreted the Park Service mission.

National Parks of America

National Parks of America Book
Author : David Muench,Stewart L. Udall,Randy Udall
Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
Release : 1993
ISBN : 9781558681248
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Photographs showcase the natural beauty of such parks as Hawaii Volcanoes, the Great Smokies, Big Bend, the Redwoods, and Bryce Canyon

America s National Parks

America s National Parks Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Earth Aware Editions
Release : 2020-08-18
ISBN : 1683839277
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 the nation’s heritage and historic landscapes for posterity, the national parks represent one of America’s crowning achievements and internationally significant treasures. The National Parks: An American Legacy tells the story of the parks through the photography of Ian Shive, today’s leading photographer of our national parks and their surrounding significant landscapes, as well as through poignant essays by conservancy groups from across the country. With more than 200 glorious images of the nation’s parks, this book celebrates everything from the snowy vistas of Denali in Alaska to the lava flows in Hawaii’s Volcano National Park—as well as Yellowstone, Yosemite, the Grand Canyon and hundreds more, from sea to shining sea. Comprehensive, stunningly beautiful, and always 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.

American Indians and National Parks

American Indians and National Parks Book
Author : Robert H. Keller,Michael F. Turek
Publisher : University of Arizona Press
Release : 1999-05-01
ISBN : 9780816520145
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Many national parks and monuments tell unique stories of the struggle between the rights of native peoples and the wants of the dominant society. These stories involve our greatest parks—Yosemite, Yellowstone, Mesa Verde, Glacier, the Grand Canyon, Olympic, Everglades—as well as less celebrated parks elsewhere. In American Indians and National Parks, authors Robert Keller and Michael Turek relate these untold tales of conflict and collaboration. American Indians and National Parks details specific relationships between native peoples and national parks, including land claims, hunting rights, craft sales, cultural interpretation, sacred sites, disposition of cultural artifacts, entrance fees, dams, tourism promotion, water rights, and assistance to tribal parks. Beginning with a historical account of Yosemite and Yellowstone, American Indians and National Parks reveals how the creation of the two oldest parks affected native peoples and set a pattern for the century to follow. Keller and Turek examine the evolution of federal policies toward land preservation and explore provocative issues surrounding park/Indian relations. When has the National Park Service changed its policies and attitudes toward Indian tribes, and why? How have environmental organizations reacted when native demands, such as those of the Havasupai over land claims in the Grand Canyon, seem to threaten a national park? How has the Park Service dealt with native claims to hunting and fishing rights in Glacier, Olympic, and the Everglades? While investigating such questions, the authors traveled extensively in national parks and conducted over 200 interviews with Native Americans, environmentalists, park rangers, and politicians. They meticulously researched materials in archives and libraries, assembling a rich collection of case studies ranging from the 19th century to the present. In American Indians and National Parks, Keller and Turek tackle a significant and complicated subject for the first time, presenting a balanced and detailed account of the Native-American/national-park drama. This book will prove to be an invaluable resource for policymakers, conservationists, historians, park visitors, and others who are concerned about preserving both cultural and natural resources.

America s National Parks

America s National Parks Book
Author : Paul Schullery
Publisher : Dk Pub
Release : 2001
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Spectacular full-color photographs and topographic maps that detail key landmarks and travel routes through the parks explore the geological and natural wonders of fifty-five of America's remarkable national parks, accompanied by descriptions and commentary that document each park's unique features, plant and animal life, and more.

America s National Parks

America s National Parks Book
Author : Don Compton
Publisher : W W West Incorporated
Release : 2013
ISBN : 9780975896037
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In America's National Parks: A Pop-Up Book, “America's Best Idea,” our national parks, spring to life as spectacular three-dimensional scenes by paper engineer Bruce Foster (creator of the best-selling Harry Potter Pop-Up Book). Travel 18 of our most popular parks, with six as stunning pop-ups in this one-of-a-kind keepsake with magnificent art by Dave Ember in the style of 1930s WPA posters. Experience alligators in the Everglades, mountain goats in Glacier, bears in Great Smoky Mountains, the raging river of the Grand Canyon, geysers in Yellowstone, and the soaring mountains of Yosemite as never before. Old Faithful spouts a full 13 inches above the page! Detailed descriptions of 12 other national parks (Acadia, Channel Islands, Crater Lake, Cuyahoga Valley, Death Valley, Grand Teton, Mammoth Cave, Olympic, Rocky Mountain, Saguaro, Shenandoah, and Zion) accompany colorful reproductions of original WPA posters. More than a book, this piece of art is sure to become a treasured family heirloom.

The Art of the National Parks Fifty Nine Parks

The Art of the National Parks  Fifty Nine Parks  Book
Author : Weldon Owen,Theresa Pierno,JP Boneyard,Fifty-Nine Parks
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2021-07-20
ISBN : 1647223709
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Explore the majesty of the National Parks through the eyes of contemporary artists. ART OF THE NATIONAL PARKS is a beautiful art book that displays the unique beauty of each U.S. National Park, as captured by the Fifty-Nine Parks Print Series Fifty-Nine Parks collaborated with some of the world’s foremost contemporary artists and designers to create original posters that celebrate the unique beauty of the U.S. National Park system. The wildly popular poster art that resulted is now available as a collection for the first time in this gorgeous art book. A contemporary take on the W.P.A. posters of the 1930s, each poster is a unique and original reflection of the talent and perspective of the contemporary artist who created it, resulting in a one-of-a-kind tribute to the majesty of the national parks. Includes art of the Top Ten Most Visited National Parks as rated by the National Park Service: (1) Great Smoky Mountains, (2) Grand Canyon, (3) Rocky Mountain, (4) Zion, (5) Yosemite, (6) Yellowstone, (7) Acadia, (8) Grand Teton, (9) Olympic, and (10) Glacier. Filled with Facts: Includes a comprehensive history and overview of the flora, fauna, and best sights in each park. Travel Guide: With seasonality and travel tips, Our National Treasure: The Art of the National Parks can also be used as a guide for visiting the national parks. Gift for Nature Lovers: An ideal gift gift for armchair travelers, national park enthusiasts, and anyone who appreciates contemporary art and design. Each Book Gives Back: Sales benefit the National Park Service. “Highlights the unique beauty of each national park” –SierraClub.com

Explore America s National Parks

Explore  America s National Parks Book
Author : Krista Langlois
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-06
ISBN : 9781684641932
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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America's 61 National Parks are a must-see for every nature lover and adventurer around the world, and Explore! America's National Parks shows the parks region by region, detailing not-to-be missed sights, as well as all the things to see and do. Would you like to kayak down a river? Or follow a trail of badger tracks? Or maybe take a ride on the back of a llama? With consultancy from a real Park Ranger, the book contains a variety of exciting and interactive information, from full-page landscape artwork, to activity spreads featuring flora and fauna to search for in the park, to maps plotting all 61 National Parks in each region. Plus, readers get a history of the parks, what to pack for camping and hiking, and information on environmental issues, endangered animals, and protecting the parks, and more.

The National Parks

The National Parks Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Earth Aware Editions
Release : 2017-05-16
ISBN : 9781683830054
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

The National Parks of America

The National Parks of America Book
Author : Michael Brett
Publisher : Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780764154218
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Designed for tourists, family campers, and other outdoor enthusiasts, this boldly illustrated guide to the nation's national parks takes readers from the depths of the Grand Canyon to the icy slopes of Glacier Bay in Alaska.

Lassoing the Sun

Lassoing the Sun Book
Author : Mark Woods
Publisher : Macmillan
Release : 2016-06-14
ISBN : 1250105900
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"In this remarkable journey, Mark Woods captures the essence of our National Parks: their serenity and majesty, complexity and vitality--and their power to heal." --Ken Burns Many childhood summers, Mark Woods piled into a station wagon with his parents and two sisters and headed to America's national parks. Mark’s most vivid childhood memories are set against a backdrop of mountains, woods, and fireflies in places like Redwood, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon national parks. On the eve of turning fifty and a little burned-out, Mark decided to reconnect with the great outdoors. He'd spend a year visiting the national parks. He planned to take his mother to a park she'd not yet visited and to re-create his childhood trips with his wife and their iPad-generation daughter. But then the unthinkable happened: his mother was diagnosed with cancer, given just months to live. Mark had initially intended to write a book about the future of the national parks, but Lassoing the Sun grew into something more: a book about family, the parks, the legacies we inherit and the ones we leave behind.

Epic Hikes of the World

Epic Hikes of the World Book
Author : Lonely Planet
Publisher : Lonely Planet
Release : 2018-08-01
ISBN : 1787019721
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With stories of 50 incredible hiking routes in 30 countries, from New Zealand to Peru, plus a further 150 suggestions, Lonely Planet’s Epic Hikes of the World will inspire a lifetime of adventure on foot. From one-day jaunts and urban trails to month-long thru-hikes, cultural rambles and mountain expeditions, each journey shares one defining feature: being truly epic. In this follow-up to Epic Bike Rides and Epic Drives, we share our adventures on the world’s best treks and trails. Epic Hikes is organised by continent, with each route brought to life by a first-person account, beautiful photographs and charming illustrated maps. Additionally, each hike includes trip planning advice on how to get there, where to stay, what to pack and where to eat, as well as recommendations for three similar hikes in other regions of the world. Hikes featured include: Africa & the Middle East: Cape Town’s Three Peaks (South Africa) Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) Camp to Camp in South Luangwa National Park (Zambia) Americas: Angel’s Landing, Zion National Park (USA) Skyline Trail, Jasper National Park (Canada) Concepción volcano hike (Nicaragua) Asia: 88 Sacred Temples of Shikoku Pilgrimage (Japan) Markha Valley (India) Gubeikou to Jinshanling on the Great Wall (China) Europe: Wordsworth’s Backyard: Dove Cottage and around Rydal and Grasmere (UK) Alpine Pass Route (Switzerland) Camino de Santiago (Spain) Oceania: Sydney’s Seven Bridges Walk (Australia) The Routeburn Track (New Zealand) Kokoda Track (Papua New Guinea) About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

USA National Parks

USA National Parks Book
Author : DK Eyewitness
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2020-09-15
ISBN : 0744036577
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Breathtaking and awe-inspiring, the USA National Parks never fail to amaze. Distinguished by rust-red canyons, snow-capped peaks and silent forests, they're yours to roam. Immerse yourself and your family in these ancient lands, explore their heritage and find out what makes them unique. Whether it's your dream to check the Grand Canyon off your bucket list, discover Alaska's Denali Park, and explore Florida's Everglades, or if you're simply seeking inspiration for your next trip to the great outdoors, USA National Parks Lands of Wonder ensures you experience all the American wilderness has to offer. USA National Parks Lands of Wonder truly brings all 62 National Parks to life, celebrating the country's most breathtaking landscapes. USA National Parks is your ticket to the trip of a lifetime. Inside USA National Parks you will find: - Inspiring photography throughout that evokes the majesty of the national parks - 'Focus On' sections including features on National Parks throughout each season, best times to visit, and geographical insights - Practical tips on what to enjoy during your trip, including popular hikes, bird-watching tips, and activities for the whole family to enjoy - 'Did You Know?' sections featured throughout to test your knowledge on the culture, history and wildlife of the National Parks you visit - 'Ways To Explore' sections featured throughout to maximize your adventures, offering ideas such as camping, picnicking, hiking, sledging, night-watching and walking - Expert led hike Trails with easy, moderate and challenging options to plan your route ahead of your trip - Covers: Yellowstone, Yosemite, Sequoia, Mount Rainier, Crater Lake, Wind Caves, Mesa Verde, Glacier Rocky Mountain, Lassen Volcanic, Hawai'i Volcanoes, Denali, Grand Canyon, Zion, Acadia, Hot Springs, Bryce Canyon, Grand Teton, Carlsbad Caverns, Great Smoky Mountains, Shenandoah, Olympic, Kings Canyon, Isle Royale, Mammoth Cave, Big Bend, Everglades, Virgin Islands, Haleakala, Petrified Forest, Canyonlands, North Cascades, Redwood, Capitol Reef, Arches, Guadalupe Mountains, Voyageurs, Theodore Roosevelt, Badlands, Channel Islands, Biscayne, Katma,i Glacier Bay, Gates of the Arctic, Kenai Fjords, Kobuk Valley, Lake Clark, Wrangell St. Elias, Great Basin, National Park of American Samoa, Dry Tortugas, Death Valley, Saguaro, Joshua Tree, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Cuyahoga Valley, Congaree, Great Sand Dunes, Pinnacles, Gateway Arch, Indiana Dunes, White Sands Seeking more adventures in the USA? Don't forget to check out DK Eyewitness Southwest USA, DK Eyewitness Florida, DK Eyewitness New England, DK Eyewitness Hawaii, DK Eyewitness Pacific Northwest, and DK Eyewitness USA to make the most of your trip and achieve the adventure of a lifetime. About DK Eyewitness: At DK Eyewitness, we believe in the power of discovery. We make it easy for you to explore your dream destinations. DK Eyewitness travel guides have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 1993. Filled with expert advice, striking photography and detailed illustrations, our highly visual DK Eyewitness guides will get you closer to your next adventure. We publish guides to more than 200 destinations, from pocket-sized city guides to comprehensive country guides. Named Top Guidebook Series at the 2020 Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards, we know that wherever you go next, your DK Eyewitness travel guides are the perfect companion.

Mapping America s National Parks

Mapping America s National Parks Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Esri Press
Release : 2021-02-16
ISBN : 9781589485464
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lonely Planet s Atlas of Adventure

Lonely Planet s Atlas of Adventure Book
Author : Lonely Planet
Publisher : Lonely Planet
Release : 2017-09-01
ISBN : 1787012050
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Don't just walk on the wild side - hike, climb, cycle, surf and even parachute. Lonely Planet's Atlas of Adventure is an encyclopedia for thrill-seekers and adrenaline junkies, featuring the best outdoor experiences, country-by-country, across the world - making it the ultimate introduction to an exciting new world of adventure. There are numerous ways to explore our planet and the Atlas of Adventure showcases as many of them as possible in over 150 countries. We tracked down our adventure-loving gurus and asked them to share their tips on where to go and what to do. Colourful, awe-inspiring images are accompanied by authoritative text from Lonely Planet's travel experts. Highlights include: Mountaineering and trekking in Argentina Mountain biking and bushwalking in Australia Diving and paddling in Cambodia Trail running and canoeing in Canada Surfing and volcano diving in El Salvador Ski-exploring and dogsledding in Greenland Cycling and snowsports in Japan Riding with eagle hunters and packrafting in Mongolia Dune boarding and hiking in Namibia Tramping and black-water rafting in New Zealand Kloofing and paragliding in South Africa Sailing and walking in the United Kingdom Hiking and climbing in the United States About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia) Note: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images found in the physical edition

See America

See America Book
Author : Creative Action Network
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Release : 2016-03-22
ISBN : 1452149291
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In homage to America’s National Parks and their iconic art posters, this volume features new artwork for seventy-five parks and monuments across all fifty states. “In this sepia-tinged homage” to the iconic National Parks posters “modern artists contribute dazzling new graphics” (Entertainment Weekly). From 1935 to 1943, the WPA’s Federal Art Project hired American artist to create posters celebrating the National Parks Service. The icon See America posters inspired Americans to fall in love with the country’s landmarks and wild spaces from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Gateway Arch and from the Grand Canyon to the Great Smokey Mountains. Originally published to coincide with the centennial anniversary of the National Parks Service, the Creative Action Network has partnered with the National Parks Conservation Association to revive and reimagine the legacy of WPA travel posters. Artists from all over the world participated in the creation of this new, crowdsourced collection of See America posters for a modern era.