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A journey through Mukuntuweap : the history of Zion National Park

Author: David Oswald
Publisher: Scotts Valley, California : CreateSpace, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Experience the wonderful beauty of Zion Canyon where the photography depicts a visual image of the canyon, while the story takes the reader on an epic historical journey through the region. The book is broken down into seven chronological chapters: the geological history--describes the numerous rock layers and events, including the Western Interior Seaway, that contributed to creating the Colorado Plateau; the early  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Oswald
ISBN: 9781438264530 1438264534
OCLC Number: 698725089
Notes: "Experience the wonderful beauty of Zion Canyon where the photography depicts a visual image of the canyon, while the story takes the reader on an epic historical journey through the region"--Back cover.
Description: v, 143 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The geological history --
The early civilizations --
The explorers --
The Mormon settlers --
The land survey of 1872 --
Proclamation for a new valley of wonders --
Zion National Park.
Other Titles: History of Zion National Park
Responsibility: written and photography by David Oswald.

Abstract:

Experience the wonderful beauty of Zion Canyon where the photography depicts a visual image of the canyon, while the story takes the reader on an epic historical journey through the region. The book is broken down into seven chronological chapters: the geological history--describes the numerous rock layers and events, including the Western Interior Seaway, that contributed to creating the Colorado Plateau; the early civilizations--recounts the Native Americans who inhabited the region; the explorers--portrays the expeditions of Dominguez/Escalante and Jedediah Smith parties that traversed Southern Utah; the Mormon settlers--gives an account of Brigham Young leading members from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints west to settle in the Utah Territory; the land survey of 1872--relates the exploration and land survey companies who formed the United States Geological Survey; proclamation for a new valley of wonders--sets forth the details for becoming a national monument; and Zion National Park--sums up becoming a national park from 1919 to present day.

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