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The Yosemite

Author: John Muir
Publisher: Auckland : The Floating Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Renowned naturalist John Muir is widely credited as being one of the important early figures in the conservation movement. In this series of essays, Muir introduces readers to the wonders of the majestic Yosemite region, a place he visited as soon as he arrived in America in 1868. The beauty of the area's mountains, lakes, and vistas inspired Muir to devote himself to nature and its preservation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Muir, John.
Yosemite.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Muir
ISBN: 9781775457329 177545732X
OCLC Number: 831117567
Description: 1 online resource (199 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Chapter 1 --
The Approach to the Valley; Chapter 2 --
Winter Storms and Spring Floods; Chapter 3 --
Snow-Storms; Chapter 4 --
Snow Banners; Chapter 5 --
The Trees of the Valley; Chapter 6 --
The Forest Trees in General; Chapter 7 --
The Big Trees; Chapter 8 --
The Flowers; Chapter 9 --
The Birds; Chapter 10 --
The South Dome; Chapter 11 --
The Ancient Yosemite Glaciers: How the Valley was Formed; Chapter 12 --
How Best to Spend One's Yosemite Time; Chapter 13 --
Early History of the Valley; Chapter 14 --
Lamon; Chapter 15 --
Galen Clark; Chapter 16 --
Hetch Hetchy Valley; Appendix A. Appendix BAppendix C; Endnotes.

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Renowned naturalist John Muir is widely credited as being one of the important early figures in the conservation movement. In this series of essays, Muir introduces readers to the wonders of the majestic Yosemite region, a place he visited as soon as he arrived in America in 1868. The beauty of the area's mountains, lakes, and vistas inspired Muir to devote himself to nature and its preservation.

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