Caves, Cliffs & Canyons
Discovery Communications, 2000 - Travel - 224 pages
This 224-page title is a geo-tourist's guide to the geological wonders of North America. Numerous informative essays describe the country's most spectacular rockscapes, from Niagara Falls to the Yosemite National Park in California. Background features explain such formations as geological hot spots, badlands and kettle ponds, while travel tips provide selected information on touring, lodging and camping facilities. The work is lavishly illustrated with more than 250 spectacular photographs as well as 19 specially commissioned maps.
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