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THE AMERICAN WILDERNESS: THE HIGH SIERRA

Bowen, Ezra; Editors of Time-Life Books

ISBN 10: 119932972X / ISBN 13: 9781199329721
Published by Time Life Books, New York, NY, 1972
Used Condition: NEAR FINE Hardcover
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Text/Near New w/trace soiling to pg 34 and rear endpaper. Dedicated volume to the Sierra Nevada --- the 400 mile mountain range in the western U.S., between the Central Valley of California witrh a spur in Nevada. Running 400 miles north-to-south, and some 70 miles (110 km) east-to-west. Notable regions include the alpine Lake Tahoe, Mount Whitney (highest point in the contiguous U.S.A.), glacier scultured Yosemite, and home to three national parks. Text in 6 chapters of natural and human history. The Sierra runs 400 miles (640 km) north-to-south, and is approximately 70 miles (110 km) across east-to-west. Notable Sierra features include Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine lake in North America; Mount Whitney at 14,505 ft (4,421 m),[1] the highest point in the contiguous United States; and Yosemite Valley sculptured by glaciers out of 100-million-year-old granite. The Sierra is home to 3 Nat'l Parks, 20 wilderness areas, and two na'l monuments. Areas include Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon Nat'l Parks; and Devil's Postpile Nat'l Monument. A national treasure. Bookseller Inventory # 016799

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Title: THE AMERICAN WILDERNESS: THE HIGH SIERRA

Publisher: Time Life Books, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:NEAR FINE

Dust Jacket Condition: None as Issued

Edition: First Edition, First Thus.

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Time-Life Books wonderful photographic account of the High Sierra with absorbing text.

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