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The Sierra Nevada before history : ancient landscapes, early peoples

Author: Louise A Jackson
Publisher: Missoula, Mont. : Mountain Press Pub. Co., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the natural history of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, with a focus on the southern High Sierra region, discussing wildlife, landscapes, and geological development, and examining the cultures of prehistoric peoples such as the Western Monache and the Central Miwok.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise A Jackson
ISBN: 9780878425679 0878425675
OCLC Number: 489003029
Description: v, 209 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Geology --
Climate --
Vegetation --
Animals --
Human settlement --
pt. 2. The Tubatulabal --
The Yokuts --
The Western Monache --
The Sierra Miwok --
The Yosemite --
The Paiute --
Epilogue --
Glossary --
Geologic time lines.
Responsibility: Louise A. Jackson.

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Describes the natural history of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, with a focus on the southern High Sierra region, discussing wildlife, landscapes, and geological development, and examining the cultures of prehistoric peoples such as the Western Monache and the Central Miwok.

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