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Great American deserts

Author: Rowe Findley; Walter Meayers Edwards; National Geographic Society (U.S.). Special Publications Division.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©1972.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the deserts in the Southwest United States including the Mojove, Sonoran, Chihuahuan and Great Basin. Also includes information on the desert cultures in the Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Baja California, Casa Grandes, Pueble Bonito, San Ignacio and information on some of the groups and individuals who survived the desert.
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Findley, Rowe.
Great American deserts.
[Washington, National Geographic Society, 1972]
(OCoLC)575241160
Online version:
Findley, Rowe.
Great American deserts.
[Washington, National Geographic Society, 1972]
(OCoLC)607769093
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rowe Findley; Walter Meayers Edwards; National Geographic Society (U.S.). Special Publications Division.
ISBN: 0870441078 9780870441073
OCLC Number: 516381
Description: 207 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 27 cm
Contents: Land of big skies and big horizons --
Touching hands with history --
The miracle of moisture --
Water, wind, and cataclysm shape the land --
Frontiers past and present --
Beauty and harshness in the desert world : a portfolio --
Plants : a tenacity for survival --
Animals : adaption in a harsh land --
Free spirits, desert rats --
The desert today and tomorrow.
Other Titles: American deserts
Responsibility: by Rowe Findley ; photographed by Walter Meayers Edwards ; foreword by Edmund C. Jaeger ; prepared by the Special Publications Division, National Geographic Society.
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Describes the deserts in the Southwest United States including the Mojove, Sonoran, Chihuahuan and Great Basin. Also includes information on the desert cultures in the Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Baja California, Casa Grandes, Pueble Bonito, San Ignacio and information on some of the groups and individuals who survived the desert.

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