National Parks of America

National Parks of America


  • Author : Lonely Planet
  • Publisher : Lonely Planet
  • Release Date : 2016-06-01
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781760341787


National Parks of America Book Description :

To celebrate America's amazing national parks, Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel publisher, takes you on an informative and gorgeous tour of all 59 parks with our lavishly finished hardcover gift guide packed with detailed itineraries and practical tips on what to do and see in each park to get you started planning your next adventure. America's national parks are full of timeless marvels that still rejuvenate the soul: the world's largest trees in Sequoia; its most spectacular geothermal site in Yellowstone; the grandest canyon. Perhaps the movement's most eloquent description that is still resonates came from national parks advocate John Muir: 'Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to t...

National Parks of America
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National Parks of America


  • Author : David Muench
  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1558681248


National Parks of America Book Description :

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

The National Parks of America

The National Parks of America


  • Author : Michael Brett
  • Publisher : Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0764154214


The National Parks of America Book Description :

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....

The National Parks
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The National Parks


  • Author : Dayton Duncan
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307268969


The National Parks Book Description :

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....

National Parks of North America

National Parks of North America


  • Author : Annelise Hobbs
  • Publisher : Chartwell
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0785822259


National Parks of North America Book Description :

National Park Service archeologists, architects, curators, historians, and other cultural resource professionals work in America's nearly 400 national parks to preserve, protect, and share the history of this land and its people. This beautiful book has been expertly written and illustrated with stunning photographs of America's diverse and wonderful parks....

Mapping the Future of America s National Parks

Mapping the Future of America s National Parks


  • Author : Mark Henry
  • Publisher : ESRI, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781589480803


Mapping the Future of America s National Parks Book Description :

Demonstrating how geographic information systems (GIS) captures, stores, analyses, manipulates, updates, and displays all forms of geographically referenced information, this visually stunning book is a unique resource for national park visitors and managers. Filled with colourful maps, charts, and photographs, this book documents the spread of GIS into every corner of the National Park Service and details its use in repairing trails and roads, locating artefacts, restoring American battlefields, guiding development, understanding wildfires, and protecting fragile lands. Dozens of detailed examples illustrate the invaluable role of GIS mapping in national parks....

National Parks
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National Parks


  • Author : Alfred Runte
  • Publisher : Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-04-16
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781589794740


National Parks Book Description :

In this lavishly illustrated book well-known environmental historian Alfred Runte, a prominent figure on the Ken Burns documentary The National Parks: America's Best Idea, tells the highly engaging story of the development of our national parks, from the first national park, Yellowstone, to the more recent decision to set aside vast tracts of Alaska for preservation....

Our National Park System

Our National Park System


  • Author : Dwight F. Rettie
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 1996-04
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0252065581


Our National Park System Book Description :

This is the first comprehensive look at America's national park system, an insider's tour covering the system and the National Park Service, the agency responsible for its care. Dwight F. Rettie, former chief of the NPS policy development office, is uniquely qualified to address the state--the problems and the possibilities--of the system, which is comprised of millions of acres of land in more than 350 areas around the nation, including historic sites, battlefields, and recreation areas. Rettie agrees, as many critics have claimed, that the system is in disarray; he proposes in detail stronger management operations, clearer and more stringent measures of personnel performance, and training of park rangers to help them become professionals knowledgea...

American National Parks

American National Parks


  • Author : Melanie Pawlitzki
  • Publisher : Koenemann
  • Release Date : 2019-06
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 3741923125


American National Parks Book Description :

Wide, breathtaking landscapes; crystal-clear, blue lakes; high, snow-covered mountain peaks; but also wild grizzlies, buffalos, mustangs and rare animal species: this is North America. With nearly 60 national parks, the United States is preserving a living monument to the continent's pristine nature in an effort to make it accessible to everyone. This volume presents 32 parks in Western and Southern USA and the Pacific Islands....

America s Spectacular National Parks

America s Spectacular National Parks


  • Author : Letitia Burns O'Connor
  • Publisher : JG Press
  • Release Date : 2010-02
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0883633388


America s Spectacular National Parks Book Description :

This books contains photographs taken in the National Parks of America....