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Standing up country : the canyon lands of Utah and Arizona

Author: C Gregory Crampton
Publisher: Tucson, Ariz. : Rio Nuevo Publishers, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Standing Up Country," the late historian C. Gregory Crampton's classic "biography" of the elaborately carved sandstone country of southeastern Utah and northeastern Arizona, returns to print in this lavishly illustrated, colorful new edition. This edition includes rare historical maps and photographs as well as photographs by George H.H. Huey, Tom Till, Jay Dusard, Mark Klett, Christopher Burkett, and Linda Connor.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Gregory Crampton
ISBN: 1887896155 9781887896153
OCLC Number: 44649096
Notes: First edition published: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1964.
Description: viii, 118 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Standing up country --
2. The mythical river --
3. Topographical engineers --
4. The scientists --
5. Canyon Country primeval --
6. Mormon frontier --
7. Hole-in-the rock --
8. The rock jungle --
9. El Dorado --
10. Canyon conquest --
11. Symphony in sandstone.
Responsibility: C. Gregory Crampton.

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"Standing Up Country," the late historian C. Gregory Crampton's classic "biography" of the elaborately carved sandstone country of southeastern Utah and northeastern Arizona, returns to print in this lavishly illustrated, colorful new edition. This edition includes rare historical maps and photographs as well as photographs by George H.H. Huey, Tom Till, Jay Dusard, Mark Klett, Christopher Burkett, and Linda Connor.

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