A Wilderness Called Grand Canyon

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Voyageur Press, 1991 - Mathematics - 127 pages
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The Grand Canyon, available again in paperback, shows the elements of color, contour, and immensity of the Grand Canyon. Stewart Aitchison details the area's biology and geology, taking readers from the Sonoran-type desert at the bottom of the Grand Canyon to alpine tundra at the summit of the nearby San Francisco Peaks.

Aitchison details the area's natural and human history, and also introduces readers to the variety of plant and animal communities that reside there. Previously published as A Wilderness Called Grand Canyon.

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Naturalist author/photographer Aitchison combines a solid introduction to the Grand Canyon with a fascinating overview of the history, geology, and mystery of this national treasure. His focus is the ... Read full review


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Stewart Aitchison is a zoologist and geologist by training and a naturalist and photographer by passion. He has been exploring, photographing, teaching, and writing for more than 40 years. He escorts educational excursions for the National Audubon Society, the Smithsonian, Lindblad Expeditions, National Geographic Expeditions, Exploritas (formerly Elderhostel),and other organizations across the globe. He has written more than 20 books, including Grand Canyon's North Rim and Beyond, A Traveler's Guide to Monument Valley, and A Guide to Southern Utah's Hole-in-the-Rock Trail.

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