Roadside Geology of Idaho

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Author: David D. Alt,Donald W. Hyndman

Publisher: Mountain Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 393

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An introductory chapter briefly reviews Idaho's geology followed by a series of road guides with the local particulars. The authors tell you what the rocks are and what they mean. Useful graphics and charts supplement the text and help you to understand

Hiking Idaho

A Guide to the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures

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Author: Luke Kratz,Jackie Maughan,Ralph Maughan

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493011111

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 488

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Lace up your boots and sample more than 100 trails in Idaho's vast undeveloped backcountry and wilderness areas. Discover pink granite peaks of the Sawtooth Range, "big tree" country in the Selkirk Mountain rain forest, and Hells Canyon - the deepest gorge in North America. Idaho offers hikers some of the most magnificent and rugged mountain scenery in the Lower 48 as well as peaceful alpine meadows, sparkling lakes, excellent fishing, and the chance to see high-country wildlife. Use this guide for: up-to-date trail information; accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails; difficulty ratings for each hike; detailed trail maps; zero-impact camping trips. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest throughout Idaho.

Idaho Off the Beaten Path®

A Guide to Unique Places

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Author: Julie Fanselow

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762766158

Category: Travel

Page: 192

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Idaho Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience––if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, Idaho Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Idaho that other guidebooks just don't offer.

Idaho

Past and Present

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Author: Joseph Stanley

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1435894804

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 9919

Presents the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Idaho, as well as general facts about the state.

United States West Coast

An Environmental History

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Author: Adam M. Sowards

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1851099093

Category: Science

Page: 393

View: 7651

The most up-to-date and insightful overview available on the environmental history of the West Coast of the United States, a region of extraordinary physical beauty distinguished by its inhabitants' efforts to both sustain and exploit their natural resources. * Over 20 primary sources, revealing cultural understandings of nature and ecological consequences of human action, as well as highlighting controversies concerning environmental change along the U.S. Pacific Coast * An up-to-date bibliography of research and publications on the environmental history of the region

Roadside Geology of Montana

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Author: David D. Alt,Donald W. Hyndman

Publisher: Mountain Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 427

View: 5674

An introductory chapter briefly reviews Montana's geology followed by a series of road guides with the local particulars. The authors tell you what the rocks are and what they mean. Useful graphics and charts supplement the text and help you to understa

Atlas Obscura

Entdeckungsreisen zu den verborgenen Wundern der Welt

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Author: Joshua Foer,Ella Morton,Dylan Thuras

Publisher: Mosaik Verlag

ISBN: 3641207118

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

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++++ Ausgezeichnet mit dem ITB BuchAward 2019 ++++ Der Atlas Obscura sieht nur auf den ersten Blick aus wie ein Reiseführer. Es ist vor allem ein Buch zum Lesen und Träumen – eine Wunderkammer voller unerwarteter, bizarrer und mysteriöser Orte, die gleichermaßen Wunderlust und Wanderlust hervorrufen. Jede einzelne Seite dieses außergewöhnlichen Buchs erweitert unseren Horizont und zeigt uns, wie wunderbar und schräg die Welt in Wirklichkeit ist. Fesselnde Texte, hunderte von fantastischen Fotos, überraschende Fakten und Karten für jede Region des Globus machen es nahezu unmöglich, nicht gleich die nächste Seite aufzuschlagen und weiterzuschmökern! Eine erstaunliche Liebeserklärung an die Welt, in der wir leben.

Unterwegs

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Author: Jack Kerouac

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644011818

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 8695

Dies ist das literarische Statement einer Jugend, die inmitten der «schlechtesten der Welten» ein leidenschaftliches Bekenntnis zum «glückseligen Leben» ablegte. Tempo, Jazz, Marihuana, Sex und Freiheit waren die Zauberwörter der Beat Generation, die ständig auf der Suche nach einem intensiven, rauscherfüllten Dasein war. Ihre Trampfahrten durch die ungeheuren Weiten des Landes ließen sie ein Amerika entdecken, das die bürgerliche Erfolgsmoral nicht kannte.

Glacial Lake Missoula

And Its Humongous Floods

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Author: David D. Alt

Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing

ISBN: 9780878424153

Category: Science

Page: 199

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The story of colossal Ice Age floods that reshaped the Northwest and fostered new geologic thought.When geologist J Harlan Bretz walked the dry scabland channels of eastern Washington in the 1920s, he realized he was viewing a landscape sculpted by wate

Pages of Stone

Geology of the Grand Canyon and Plateau Country National Parks and Monuments

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Author: Halka Chronic,Lucy M. Chronic

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9780898866803

Category: Science

Page: 173

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Non-technical guide through 24 national parks and monuments in the West written by two geologists.