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Where the great river bends : a natural and human history of the Columbia at Wallula Gap

Author: Robert J CarsonMichael E DennyCatherine E DicksonLawrence DoddG Thomas EdwardsAll authors
Publisher: Sandpoint, Idaho : Keokee Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Carson; Michael E Denny; Catherine E Dickson; Lawrence Dodd; G Thomas Edwards; Donald Snow
ISBN: 9781879628328 1879628325
OCLC Number: 288550250
Description: xix, 220 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 x 22 cm
Contents: Foreword : In the eye of the beholder / Donald Snow --
Preface --
Introduction : Why is the Wallula area special? / Robert J. Carson and Lawrence L. Dodd --
Geography : an oasis in the desert / Robert J. Carson --
Geology : fire and flood along the Columbia / Robert J. Carson --
Biology : seasons in the sun / Michael E. Denny --
Pre-history : the Walúulapam at Wallula Gap / Catherine E. Dickson --
History in the 19th century : Wallula's three economies / G. Thomas Edwards --
History in the 20th century : "we'll rise again" / Lawrence L. Dodd --
Conclusion : Wallula as a gateway / Robert J. Carson --
Wallula Gap road log / Robert J. Carson and Michael E. Denny --
Fauna and flora at Wallula Gap / Michael E. Denny --
Table of USGS topographic maps.
Other Titles: Natural and human history of the Columbia at Wallula Gap
Responsibility: Robert J. Carson [and others] ; edited by Robert J. Carson ; with a foreword by Donald Snow.

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Where the Great River Bends

by EdwardDees (WorldCat user published 2010-07-23) Excellent Permalink

I have read this beautiful book and am greatly impressed at what the five authors have accomplished. Wallula Gap is indeed a very special place and this fine book brings all the different aspects into clear focus. This book is full of wonderful photos of the Wallula Gap area that will cause you...
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