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Water, Earth, and Sky: The Colorado River Basin

Collier, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0874805988 / ISBN 13: 9780874805987
Published by U UT, SLC, 1999
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Title: Water, Earth, and Sky: The Colorado River ...

Publisher: U UT, SLC

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Cloth Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

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Plane travel is pain travel; but the view (not possible from the airliners) is unique and, as Collier demonstrates, exquisitely lovely, instructive and painless. He has shot the mountains feeding the system, follows the Green, then the Colorado with tributary digressions (San Juan, &c.). The photos are clear as gin; colors are truer than reality, at least during the many days when the coal plants envenom the air. Five experts have joined Collier in textual descriptions of river, rock, climate & biota. Buy this book, cherish it; but don't visit (the present small crowds--now being swollen by the Grand Staircase-Escalante park designation--are, already, excessive). Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Michael Collier is a private-practice physician, freelance photographer, and author of several books and magazine articles on such topics as the geology of the Grand Canyon, Capitol Reef, Denali, and Death Valley. His most recent work is on the San Andreas Fault in California.

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