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Grove Karl Gilbert: A Great Engine of Research

Stephen J. Pyne - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 320 pages
As Stephen Pyne reveals in his biography, few other scientists can match Grove Karl Gilbert’s range of talents. A premier explorer of the American West who made major ...
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Fire on the Rim: A Firefighter's Season at the Grand Canyon, Volume 4

Stephen J. Pyne - Nature - 1990 - 320 pages
Describing his experiences as part of a seasonal forest fire crew, the author reveals the drama of the headline-making 1988 North Rim fire
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Year of the Fires: The Story of the Great Fires of 1910

Stephen J. Pyne - History - 2001 - 322 pages
Describes the disastrous 1910 season, as wildfires swept across the Pacific Northwest, claiming lives, towns, and mining camps, and illustrates how American bureaucracies ...
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Awful Splendour: A Fire History of Canada

Stephen J. Pyne - Nature - 2011 - 584 pages
Fire is a defining element in Canadian land and life. With few exceptions, Canada's forests and prairies have evolved with fire. Its peoples have exploited fire and sought to ...
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How the Canyon Became Grand: A Short History

Stephen J. Pyne - Nature - 1999 - 240 pages
Dismissed by the first Spanish explorers as a wasteland, the Grand Canyon lay virtually unnoticed for three centuries until nineteenth- century America rediscovered it and ...
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Voyager: Exploration, Space, and the Third Great Age of Discovery

Stephen J. Pyne - Science - 2010 - 464 pages
A brilliant new account of the Voyager space program-its history, scientific impact, and cultural legacy Launched in 1977, the two unmanned Voyager spacecraft have completed ...
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Stephen J. Pyne - Technology & Engineering - 2003 - 260 pages
"Smokechasing is an American term coined to describe the practice of sending one or, later, two fightfighters into wildlands to track down the source of a reported smoke. The ...
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The Last Lost World: Ice Ages, Human Origins, and the Invention of the ...

Lydia V. Pyne, Stephen J. Pyne - Science - 2012 - 320 pages
An enlightening investigation of the Pleistocene’s dual character as a geologic time—and as a cultural idea The Pleistocene is the epoch of geologic time closest to our own ...
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Fire: A Brief History

Stephen J. Pyne - Nature - 2011 - 224 pages
Here, in one concise book, is the essential story of fire. Pyne describes the evolution of fire through prehistoric and historic times down to the present, examining ...
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