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Grand Canyon : solving Earth's grandest puzzle

Author: James Lawrence Powell
Publisher: New York : Pi Press ; London : Pearson Education [distributor], ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the centre of the American West lies one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon. How it came about has for centuries been clouded in mystery. Only in the last few years has a consensus begun to emerge and now, James Laurence Powell tells the story of how the mystery was solved.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Powell, James Lawrence, 1936-
Grand Canyon.
New York : Pi Press ; London : Pearson Education [distributor], ©2005
(OCoLC)623044924
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Lawrence Powell
ISBN: 013147989X 9780131479890
OCLC Number: 58828218
Notes: "First printing: March 2005"--Title page verso.
Description: 308 pages, [19] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: A brief history of awe --
Secrets of the river --
A new theory.
Other Titles: Solving Earth's grandest puzzle
Responsibility: James Lawrence Powell.
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In the centre of the American West lies one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon. How it came about has for centuries been clouded in mystery. Only in the last few years has a consensus begun to emerge and now, James Laurence Powell tells the story of how the mystery was solved.

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