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Yosemite: the story behind the scenery
by William R. Jones, former Chief Naturalist of Yosemite National Park
Presents all aspects of the Yosemite story--geologic origin of the principal features, Indian history and "discovery" by early explorers plus role in conservation history as what has been called America's first national park (set aside in 1864 and before Yellowstone of 1872 but without the term "national park" in its formal establishment), scenery of the High Sierra, and ecology of the park's three giant sequoia groves. Revised in several new editions since release in 1971, now with over 860,000 copies in print. 64 large-format pages, color photos.
ISBN: 978-0-88714-234-5. Order #: KCPU0738 paper$11.95
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