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Bibliography of the Grand Canyon and the lower Colorado River, 1540-1980

Earle E. Spamer

Bibliography of the Grand Canyon and the lower Colorado River, 1540-1980

by Earle E. Spamer

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Published by Grand Canyon Natural History Association in Grand Canyon, Ariz .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico),
  • Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico),
  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.),
  • Arizona,
  • Grand Canyon
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon -- Bibliography.,
    • Natural history -- Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico) -- Bibliography.,
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Bibliography.,
    • Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico) -- Bibliography.,
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Earle E. Spamer with George H. Billingsley ... [et al.].
      SeriesMonograph / Grand Canyon Natural History Association ;, no. 2, Monograph (Grand Canyon Natural History Association) ;, no. 2.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1251.C6 S6 1981, F788 S6 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination119 p. ;
      Number of Pages119
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3793058M
      ISBN 100938216147
      LC Control Number81081457

        6 day Rafting & Hiking trip on Colorado River in the Upper Grand Canyon - Lee's Ferry to Phantom Ranch. Major highlights: North Canyon, South Canyon. Top 10 Books About the Grand Canyon Over the Edge: Death in Grand Canyon by Michael Ghiglieri and Thomas M. Myers. "Dive into the dark secrets of the Grand Canyon's history, tragedy, and mystery with this book's discussion of just a few of many misadventures that have resulted in over canyon .

      Experience the wonders of the Grand Canyon from the calm waters of the Colorado River by taking one of our Helicopter and Boat smooth float tours from the West Rim. If you are looking for more of a thrill, check out Hualapai River Runners, who run one and . The following are a few poems and stories about the Grand Canyon that we've found interesting. Glen Canyon Dam by Wilfred A. Elders (composed during the trip) Time and a river flowing, The river flowing free, From snowy mountain summits, To a balmy tropic sea. The Colorado River, A river running free, It carved a stupendous canyon.

        The Grand Canyon of the Colorado is the best-known example of fluvial canyon erosion on Planet Earth. It is carved into the southwestern edge of the Colorado Plateau physiographic region. The Grand Canyon displays impressive arid land cliff-and-slope topography over its km length, 30 km maximum width and 1, m maximum by: 2. The Grand Canyon is a famous canyon in Arizona, formed by the Colorado is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a National Park of the United is also one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.. The Grand Canyon is miles ( km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and is over a mile ( km) ( feet) deep in places. Nearly two billion years past of the Earth's.


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Bibliography of the Grand Canyon and the lower Colorado River, 1540-1980 by Earle E. Spamer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Bibliography of the Grand Canyon and the lower Colorado River, [Earle E Spamer]. Revised edition of: Bibliography of the Grand Canyon and the lower Colorado River, 1st. c Bibliography of the Grand Canyon and the lower Colorado River, (Monograph / Grand Canyon Natural History Association) Jan 1, by Earle E Spamer.

Cite this Record. Bibliography of the Grand Canyon and the Lower Colorado River From Earle E. Spamer. Monograph,1. Grand Canyon, Arizona: Grand Canyon Natural History Association.

The Colorado River in the Grand Canyon: A River Runner's Map and Guide to Its Natural 1540-1980 book Human by Larry Stevens Ring-bound $ Only 4 left in stock - order soon.

Ships from and sold by WIDE WORLD MAPS and MORE!/5(10). Grand Canyon by Jason Chin is a children's picture book tells about the plants, animals and habitats of the Grand Canyon, both now and in the past, using the premise of a hiking trip inspiration for the book was a trip in high school; Chin had originally conceived of a Grand Canyon Publisher: Roaring Brook Press, Macmillan Publishing.

The official Grand Canyon Bibliography Compiled and Edited by Earle E. Spamer. Find a Grand Canyon lodge or book Grand Canyon tours for the North Rim, South Rim or West Rim.

Previous et al., Bibliography of the Grand Canyon and the lower Colorado River, Grand Canyon Natural History Association, Monograph 2, Part 3, pp. Coverage includes the Grand Canyon of Arizona and the lower Colorado River corridor between Glen Canyon Dam, Arizona, and the Colorado River delta in Mexico.

Greatly expanded and revised from earlier editions published by Grand Canyon Natural History Association. Updated Regularly. Internet edition first released January A Canyon Voyage: The Narrative of the Second Powell Expedition down the Green-Colorado River from Wyoming, and the Explorations on Land, in the Years and (Paperback).

If you’re planning a trip to the Canyon or looking for an armchair adventure, put one of these classic Grand Canyon books on your must-read list.

Explore Grand Canyon Rafting Trips. 1) The Explorations of the Colorado River and its Canyons | By John Wesley Powell. Ina one-armed Major John Wesley Powell set out to map the Grand Canyon.

Bring Grand Canyon home with books about hiking, Grand Canyon's trails, human history, and more. When you shop with Grand Canyon Conservancy, your purchase matters protecting Grand Canyon for future generations. Grand Canyon, immense canyon cut by the Colorado River in the high plateau region of northwestern Arizona, U.S., noted for its fantastic shapes and coloration.

The greatest depths of the Grand Canyon lie more than a mile below its rim. It is over miles long and ranges in width from about feet to 18 miles. Grand Canyon Conservancy creates award-winning books and merchandise featuring the Grand Canyon and Colorado Plateau region.

We work with topic experts to offer adult and children's books about various Grand Canyon-related themes. “This book is a contribution to the history of exploration on the upper Colorado River, composed as it is of literature, adventure, a bit of sociology, and (harkening to the s) modern history.” —Earle Spamer, co-editor of Bibliography of the Grand Canyon and Lower Colorado River from The RiverMaps Guide to the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon is a must-have guidebook for your trip down the Grand.

The USGS topo maps are durable, waterproof and offer excellent descriptions of the river Brand: NRS. The Grand Canyon is a river valley in the Colorado Plateau that exposes uplifted Proterozoic and Paleozoic strata, and is also one of the six distinct physiographic sections of the Colorado Plateau province.

Even though It is not the deepest canyon in the world (Kali Gandaki Gorge in Nepal is much deeper), the Grand Canyon is known for its visually overwhelming size and its intricate and Location: Arizona, U.S.

In Arizona, the river passes Lee's Ferry, an important crossing for early explorers and settlers and since the early 20th century the principal point where Colorado River flows are measured for apportionment to the seven U.S. and two Mexican states in the basin.

Downstream, the river enters Marble Canyon, the beginning of the Grand Canyon, passing under the Navajo Bridges on a now southward ⁃ location: Rocky Mountains, Colorado, United States. The Colorado River's name is Spanish for the "color red" referring to the river's muddy color, but Colorado was just the final in the long line of labels this iconic river has worn over the years.

Originally the 16th century Spaniard explorers called the river Rio del Tizon, which translated to mean River of Embers or Firebrand River and. The Grand Canyon is a source of inspiration for many, meaning there is no shortage of literature about it.

We’ve put together a list of some staff favorites for you to read before your trip. The following books focus on river running through the canyon and are sure to add a whole new perspective to [ ].

The Colorado River offered a steady source of water and broad, level terraces on which to build their homes and grow their corn, beans, and squash.

About a thousand years ago, ancestral Puebloan people lived in small communities in this section of the canyon. The Colorado River eroded away the Grand Canyon to give its shape, it started carving the canyon over 5 million years ago. Although we can guess a little bit of the exact pathway of the original river, we can tell that the carving of the path was at a fast, intense pace.

There are big drops in the Grand Canyon caused by the river.Carothers, Steven W, Brown Brian T. The Colorado River Through Grand Canyon. Tuscon: The University of Arizona Press, Coase, Ronald "The Problem of Social Cost" Journal of Law and Economics. Vol. 3. Elfring, C. "Conflict in the Grand Canyon." Bioscience 40 (10): "Fight Shaping Up Over Glen Canyon Flow Mandates.".The Emerald Mile is ostensibly a book about Kenton Grua’s illicit speed run through Grand Canyon in a dory when record levels of water were being released from the dam inbut it’s actually quite a bit more.

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