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Published by Yosemite Association in Yosemite National Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

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      StatementJoseph LeConte ; introduction by Dean Shenk ; afterword by John Muir.
      SeriesHigh Sierra classics series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF868.S5 C665 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 119 p. :
      Number of Pages119
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1432173M
      ISBN 100939666707
      LC Control Number93043686
      OCLC/WorldCa29478692

        Table of Contents: A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf My First Summer in the Sierra The Mountains of California Travels in Alaska The Cruise of the Corwin Steep Trails John Muir () was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United : e-artnow. The California Bandit and Yellow Bird: The Story of Joaquin Murieta and John Rollin Ridge. The following is the story of the legend of Joaquin Murieta, the celebrated bandit of the California Gold Rush, and the author credited with creating the myth . David Campos is a CantoMundo fellow, the author of Furious Dusk (University of Notre Dame Press, ), and winner of the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in the American Poetry Review, Luna Luna, Prairie Schooner, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, and many others. Campos received an MFA in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts from .   The following is an excerpt from the forthcoming book, The Nature of California: Race, Citizenship, and Farming since the Dust Bowl, by Sarah D. Wald: Most environmental historians cite Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring () as the modern environmental movement’s birth announcement.


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An excursion to California () is the two-volume account of Kelly's trip to the American West. The first volume takes him from England to California, January-July After landing in New York City, Kelly records his route through Buffalo. A Journal of Ramblings Through the High Sierras of California by the University Excursion Party (High Sierra Classics Series) Clifford Knight: Affair of the Jade Monkey: Steven P.

Medley: Map and Guide to Tuolumme Meadows '' Kathy Baron: The Tree of Time: A Story of a Special. April John Muir turns 23 years old February: Enrolls at the University of Wisconsin and attends for almost 2 1/2 years (5 trimesters); teaches school in winter Learns about geology from Dr.

Ezra S. Carr. Carr's wife, Jeanne, becomes his mentor Invents a study desk that retrieves a book, holds it in place for the prescribed period of time, and then automatically replaces it with. IN THE HEART OF THE SIERRAS, The Yosemite Valley, Both Historical and Descriptive: And Scenes by the Way.

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The only complete guide to the historical landmarks of California, this standard work has now been thoroughly revised and updated. The edition is enriched by some photographs, most of which were taken by the reviser and all of which are new to this edition.

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