Utah's Greatest Wonders

A Photographic Journey of the Five National Parks

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Author: Christpher Cogley,Rich Briggs

Publisher: Cedar Fort

ISBN: 1462128505

Category: Photography

Page: 144

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NATURE HAS THE POWER TO INSPIRE. TO TRANSFORM. TO CREATE WONDER. Discover the breathtaking beauty of Utah’s five national parks captured in stunning detail. Be transported through time as millions of years of the Earth’s history are exposed in Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion National Parks. Witness the wonder of the Waterpocket Fold, marvel at the otherworldly hoodoos, and peer into unknown possibilities through the iconic Delicate Arch. Whether you’ve visited these majestic landmarks yourself or are simply looking for a reason to discover the untold treasures that await your arrival, this photographic journey is your passport to witness natural wonders you can’t find anywhere else in the world!

Utah

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Author: Fred Hirschmann

Publisher: Graphic Arts Center Publishing

ISBN: 9780882407456

Category: Photography

Page: 204

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Breathtaking full-color photographs capture the natural wonders, landmarks, and scenic terrain of every corner of Utah, in a lavish gift volume that includes a tour of Arches, Bryce Canyon, and Zion National Parks, as well as the state's renowned ski resorts, hiking opportunities, rich history, and more.

Park City

Mountain of Treasure

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Author: Larry Warren

Publisher: Mountain Press

ISBN: 9780878425075

Category: History

Page: 204

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From mining town to destination ski resort to the Olympic Winter Games of 2002, Park City reveals the town's 130-year history through dramatic photographs and well-researched text.

Utah Impressions

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Author: Steve Mulligan,Stephen Trimble

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781560372585

Category: Photography

Page: 80

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From the powdery peaks of Mount Ogden to the dramatic formations of Canyonlands and Arches National Parks, from the striking Red Mountains and the austere San Rafael Desert to the cool waters of Glen Canyon Recreation Area, photographers Mulligan and Trimble present beautifully the diverse landscapes and cityscapes of Utah in all seasons.

The National Parks of the United States

A Photographic Journey

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Author: N.A

Publisher: D & M Publishers

ISBN: 1771621222

Category: Photography

Page: 168

View: 9794

A stunning photography book featuring all 59 U.S. National Parks, published to coincide with the National Parks Service’s centennial The National Parks of the United States is a stunning tribute to some of the most spectacular and diverse scenery in the world. From the peaks of Colorado to the glaciers of Alaska, from the volcanoes of Hawaii to the everglades of Florida, this handsome volume features all 59 National Parks, even the de-listed, forgotten three located in Michigan, North Dakota, and Oklahoma. The book also provides useful details for each park including nearest city, coordinates, and size. Adding further inspirational content are personal reflections on the area quoted from a variety of perspectives, including park rangers, explorers and famous personalities such as Mark Twain, Babe Ruth and Harry S. Truman. With a map overview of all the parks and sections dedicated to the wildlife and other protected areas, this book is a complete, breathtaking compilation of the splendor the United States park system has to offer.

The Hour of Land

A Personal Topography of America's National Parks

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Author: Terry Tempest Williams

Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books

ISBN: 0374712263

Category: Nature

Page: 416

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America’s national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams, the author of the environmental classic Refuge and the beloved memoir When Women Were Birds, returns with The Hour of Land, a literary celebration of our national parks, an exploration of what they mean to us and what we mean to them. From the Grand Tetons in Wyoming to Acadia in Maine to Big Bend in Texas and more, Williams creates a series of lyrical portraits that illuminate the unique grandeur of each place while delving into what it means to shape a landscape with its own evolutionary history into something of our own making. Part memoir, part natural history, and part social critique, The Hour of Land is a meditation and a manifesto on why wild lands matter to the soul of America.

Windows into the Earth

The Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

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Author: Robert B. Smith,Lee J. Siegel

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195355604

Category: Science

Page: 256

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Millions of years ago, the North American continent was dragged over the world's largest continental hotspot, a huge column of hot and molten rock rising from the Earth's interior that traced a 50-mile wide, 500-mile-long path northeastward across Idaho. Generating cataclysmic volcanic eruptions and large earthquakes, the hotspot helped lift the Yellowstone Plateau to more than 7,000 feet and pushed the northern Rockies to new heights, forming unusually large glaciers to carve the landscape. It also created the jewel of the U.S. national park system: Yellowstone. Meanwhile, forces stretching apart the western U.S. created the mountainous glory of Grand Teton National Park. These two parks, with their majestic mountains, dazzling geysers, and picturesque hot springs, are windows into the Earth's interior, revealing the violent power of the dynamic processes within. Smith and Siegel offer expert guidance through this awe-inspiring terrain, bringing to life the grandeur of these geologic phenomena as they reveal the forces that have shaped--and continue to shape--the greater Yellowstone-Teton region. Over seventy illustrations--including fifty-two in full color--illuminate the breathtaking beauty of the landscape, while two final chapters provide driving tours of the parks to help visitors enjoy and understand the regions wonders. Fascinating and informative, this book affords us a striking new perspective on Earth's creative forces.

Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks: Danger in the Narrows

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Author: Mike Graf

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762784067

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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Each book in the Adventures with the Parkers series for kids 8-13 takes the Parker family to a popular national park and is packed with adventure as well as interesting facts about park activities, natural history, outdoor safety, and much more. All books have been vetted and approved by park officials and park associations. Each book includes color illustrations and photographs.

National Parks of America

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Author: David Muench,Stewart L. Udall,Randy Udall

Publisher: Graphic Arts Books

ISBN: 9781558681248

Category: Travel

Page: 224

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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 Utah

A Journey to the Colorado Plateau

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Author: Nicky Leach

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781580710466

Category: National parks and reserves

Page: 64

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"Includes Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Zion, and Arizona's Grand Canyon"--Cover.

Canyon Wilderness of the Southwest

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Author: Jon Ortner

Publisher: Welcome Books

ISBN: 9781599621319

Category: Photography

Page: 248

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An unprecedented collection of photographs celebrating one of America’s great treasures, now available in a midsize format. Straddling the borders of Utah, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico is a magnificent wilderness known as the Colorado Plateau. Encompassing more than 130,000 square miles, this spectacular tableland of rock, canyon, and desert covers the greatest concentration of national parks—ten, including Bryce Canyon, Zion, Arches, Canyonlands, and Grand Canyon—national monuments, state parks, wilderness areas, Bureau of Land Management holdings, and Native American tribal lands in America.Canyon Wilderness of the Southwest presents more than 200 photographs accompanied by quotations from authors, travelers, and nature enthusiasts. Featuring the most extraordinary collection of multicolored landforms found anywhere on earth, this remarkable assemblage of geologic diversity and spectacular beauty attracts more than ten million visitors annually. Jon Ortner’s photographs reflect the power and stunning beauty of these incomparable monuments, presenting a wonderland of colored stone.

Lassoing the Sun

A Year in America's National Parks

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Author: Mark Woods

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1250105900

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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"In this remarkable journey, Mark Woods captures the essence of our National Parks: their serenity and majesty, complexity and vitality--and their power to heal." --Ken Burns Many childhood summers, Mark Woods piled into a station wagon with his parents and two sisters and headed to America's national parks. Mark’s most vivid childhood memories are set against a backdrop of mountains, woods, and fireflies in places like Redwood, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon national parks. On the eve of turning fifty and a little burned-out, Mark decided to reconnect with the great outdoors. He'd spend a year visiting the national parks. He planned to take his mother to a park she'd not yet visited and to re-create his childhood trips with his wife and their iPad-generation daughter. But then the unthinkable happened: his mother was diagnosed with cancer, given just months to live. Mark had initially intended to write a book about the future of the national parks, but Lassoing the Sun grew into something more: a book about family, the parks, the legacies we inherit and the ones we leave behind.

Utah's Wasatch Range

Four Season Refuge

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Author: Stephen Trimble,Ralph Becker,Peter Metcalf,Jim Matheson,Andrew McLean,Brooke Williams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780615856742

Category: Mountains

Page: 232

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Utah's Wasatch Range: Four Season Refuge updated 2nd edition is a fine art photography coffee table book with accompanying essays and 23 contributors including Utah writers, scientists, and elected officials. This hard bound book is under a black cloth cover and silver emboss. It also has a beautiful French fold jacket. Authors include Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, Congressman Jim Matheson, Stephen Trimble, and Andrew McLean. This book has also been endorsed by Terry Tempest Williams. The spirit of this collaboration is to protect the remaining natural areas and watershed of the Wasatch Mountains. This book tells the story of our relationship with these mountains--the alpine backdrop and watershed for Salt Lake City and other Wasatch Front communities, a wilderness rising in the backyards of more than 80 percent of Utah citizens. And so Garber includes people in his photos--joyfully skiing, climbing, hiking, and living in the Wasatch. Howie Garber has photographed the Wasatch for 25 years and received national and international awards for his images. The photographs of wildlife, alpine scenery, and the human element share the diversity and splendor of a unique place. Garber¹s lyrical and dramatic photographs and the eloquent words of these Wasatch writers work together to celebrate the diversity and fragility of one small mountain range that does so much for so many. Utah's Wasatch Range admirably succeeds in several ambitions. This is the culminating portfolio of a serious artist, a guide to the natural and human history of a wild landscape, and an exploration of our responsibility as 21st Century citizens to protect and preserve a threatened landscape. For locals and visitors alike, this is the book for the Wasatch.

Good Night Utah

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Author: Mark Jasper

Publisher: Good Night Books

ISBN: 1602191352

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 20

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From the Wasatch Mountains to historic Temple Square, this soothing board books takes young readers on an exciting tour of Utah that includes the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Antelope Island, Field House Natural History Museum, Utah State Fair, Salt Flats, Bryce Canyon, Hill Aerospace Museum, Hogle Zoo, Lake Powell, Zion National Park, Great Salt Lake, wildlife, and more.

Utah

Wild and Beautiful

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781560374688

Category: Photography

Page: 119

View: 3892

Beautiful coffee-table portrait of Utah.

The National Parks

An Illustrated History

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Author: Kim Heacox

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426215592

Category: History

Page: 384

View: 4701

"100 years of American splendor"--Jacket.

59 Illustrated National Parks

Celebrating 100 Years of Wilderness and Wonder

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Author: Joel Anderson,Nathan Anderson

Publisher: Anderson Design Group, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780996777711

Category: National parks and reserves

Page: 160

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A celebration of the 100 years of wilderness and wonder at the 59 National Parks.

Moon Zion & Bryce

Including Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Grand Staircase-Escalante & Moab

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Author: W. C. McRae,Judy Jewell

Publisher: Moon Travel

ISBN: 1631215019

Category: Travel

Page: 350

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Moon Travel Guides: Find Your Adventure Moon Zion & Bryce is the ultimate guide to exploring all five national parks that define southern Utah's thrilling landscape. Inside you'll find: Full coverage of Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, and Capitol Reef National Park, plus Grand Staircase Escalante and Moab Strategic, flexible itineraries, ranging from one day in each park to a week-long road trip covering all of them, designed for outdoor adventurers, road-trippers, families, and more The top experiences and unique ideas for exploring each park: Find the best spots for photographing the sunrise, or get your adrenaline pumping on a white-water rafting excursion down the Colorado River. Explore the beautiful remains of ancient Native American rock art on display all over the parks, or discover the creative, energetic spirit of nearby Moab. Enjoy the serenity of Bryce in winter on cross-country skis, or take a week-long summer road trip to hit every spot on your list Strategies for getting to the parks and traveling between them, with suggestions of the best places to stop along the way to eat, rest, or explore, including coverage of gateway cities and towns like Moab, Kodachrome Basin, and Escalante Expert tips from seasoned explorers and Utah experts W.C. McRae and Judy Jewell for travelers looking to go backpacking, canyoneering, mountain biking, rafting, rock climbing, horseback riding, or hiking, plus essential packing and health and safety information Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Where to stay inside and outside the parks, including the best spots to pitch a tent, park your RV, or relax at an upscale resort Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations Recommendations for families, LGBTQ+ travelers, seniors, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with pets Thorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture, and history With Moon Zion & Bryce's expert advice, diverse activities, and local insight, you can explore the parks your way. Hitting the road? Try Moon Southwest Road Trip. For full coverage of America's national parks, check out Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 National Parks.

National Parks of America

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Author: Lonely Planet

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 1760341789

Category: Travel

Page: 328

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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 the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity...' Fortunately for the nerve-shaken, over-civilized people of then and now, President Woodrow Wilson created the National Parks Service (NPS) on August 25, 1916, though the drive to protect some of America's most remarkable wild spaces, to be 'used and preserved for the benefit of mankind', began in the 1860s. From Acadia to Zion, this beautiful introduction to America's preserved natural treasures is packed with landscape photography, original wildlife illustrations, and practical information. You will surely be inspired to rediscover these incredible spaces and find out why they're worth celebrating and you'll have all the tools to plan the first of many exciting trips. This book is intended to be a practical introduction to each of America's 59 national parks, distilled by Lonely Planet's expert authors. We highlight the best activities and trails, explain how to get there and where to stay, show you the wildlife to watch out for, and suggest ideal itineraries. Whether you're lucky enough to have a park on your doorstep or need to travel further, we hope that the following pages inspire you both the iconic and lesser-known gems that make up the USA's diversely breathtaking expanses. Covers all 59 US National Parks: Acadia American Samoa Arches Badlands Big Bend Biscayne Black Canyon of the Gunnison Bryce Canyon Canyonlands Capitol Reef Carlsbad Caverns Channel Islands Congaree Crater Lake Cuyahoga Valley Death Valley Denali Dry Tortugas Everglades Gates of the Arctic Glacier Glacier Bay Grand Canyon Grand Teton Great Basin Great Sand Dunes Great Smoky Mountains Guadalupe Mountains Haleakal? Hawaii Volcanoes Hot Springs Isle Royale Joshua Tree Katmai Kenai Fjords Kings Canyon Kobuk Valley Lake Clark Lassen Volcanic Mammoth Cave Mesa Verde Mt Rainier North Cascades Olympic Petrified Forest Pinnacles Redwood Rocky Mountain Saguaro Sequoia Shenandoah Theodore Roosevelt Virgin Islands Voyageurs Wind Cave Wrangell-St Elias Yellowstone Yosemite Zion About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

The National Parks

An American Legacy

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Earth Aware Editions

ISBN: 9781683830054

Category: Photography

Page: 240

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The National Parks: An American Legacy tells the story of the parks through the photography of Ian Shive and poignant essays by today’s leading naturalists, scientists, explorers, and artists. From the cascading waterfalls of Yosemite to the unique geothermal features of Yellowstone, the U.S. national parks are among the most breathtaking destinations in the world. Founded to preserve such natural beauty for posterity, the national parks represent one of America’s crowning achievements and international treasures. The National Parks: An American Legacy tells the story of the parks through the photography of Ian Shive, today’s leading national park photographer, as well as through poignant essays by conservancy groups from across the country. Timed to coincide with the celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the National Park Service, this lavish volume reveals the grandeur and history of the parks and looks toward what the next 100 years will bring. With more than 200 never-before-seen images of the national parks — including Yellowstone, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon — as well as images from many of the 400-plus national park units, this striking collection is comprehensive and inspiring. The National Parks: An American Legacy reveals the way humankind interacts with the parks, and how the story of the national parks is also a tribute to the people who visit, explore, and tirelessly work to preserve these cherished American landscapes.