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The Grand Canyon : an encyclopedia of geography, history, and culture

Author: Randy Moore; Kara Felicia Witt
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This single-volume encyclopedia examines the Grand Canyon in depth, from the native peoples who have survived there for centuries to the explorers who charted its vast expanses and to the challenges that Grand Canyon National Park faces." --publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moore, Randy.
Grand Canyon.
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, 2018
(DLC) 2017060662
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Moore; Kara Felicia Witt
ISBN: 9781610698399 1610698398 1610698401 9781610698405
OCLC Number: 1017599652
Description: xliii, 391 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: Chronology of human history at Grand Canyon --
Grand Canyon at a glance --
Part I: Thematic Essays. Grand Canyon's ancient beginnings: the Proterozoic eon ; The "Postcard Rocks" of Grand Canyon: the Paleozoic era ; How the Colorado river carved Grand Canyon ; Grand Canyon's first people ; Tribes that call Grand Canyon their home ; John Wesley Powell ; Whose canyon is it? ; Whose water is it? ; The Colorado river's historic sites ; Grand Canyon and modern Christian fundamentalism ; The future of Grand Canyon --
Part II. Topical Entires (A-Z).
Responsibility: Randy Moore and Kara Felicia Witt.

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"This single-volume encyclopedia examines the Grand Canyon in depth, from the native peoples who have survived there for centuries to the explorers who charted its vast expanses and to the challenges that Grand Canyon National Park faces." --publisher description.

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