Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park

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Roberts Rinehart, Jun 25, 1995 - Nature - 240 pages
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Intriguing stories of how people have died in Yellowstone warn about the many dangers that exist there and in wild areas in general.
 

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User Review  - brendajanefrank - LibraryThing

"Death in Yellowstone" is not really about lurid encounters resulting in gory deaths. Rather, it is an extremely well researched and documented history of fatalities in the Park since it was created ... Read full review

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User Review  - jms001 - LibraryThing

After having just visited Yellowstone National Park, along with a number of other parks as well, I was interested in the history of a lot of these places. Yellowstone, particularly, I felt would have ... Read full review

Contents

Death by Nature
1
Death by Man
129
Pay Attention and Dont Sanitize the Woods
195
Chronology
199
Mammoth Civilian Cemetery
205
Fort Yellowstone Army Cemetery
209
Gardiner Cemetery on Tinkers Hill
214
Other Gravesites in Yellowstone Park
216
Notes
219
Bibliography
247
Index
261
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Lee H. Whittlesey is the historian for Yellowstone National Park and the author or editor of numerous books including "Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park"; "Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park"; and "A Yellowstone Album: a Photographic Celebration of the First National Park.

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