Belknap s Waterproof Grand Canyon River Guide

Filename: belknap-s-waterproof-grand-canyon-river-guide.pdf
ISBN: 0916370240
Release Date: 2017-03-01
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Author: Loie Belknap Evans
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Guide to the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon

Filename: guide-to-the-colorado-river-in-the-grand-canyon.pdf
ISBN: 0981939570
Release Date: 2013-05-01
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Author: Tom Martin
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The Emerald Mile

Filename: the-emerald-mile.pdf
ISBN: 9781476735290
Release Date: 2013-05-07
Number of pages: 432
Author: Kevin Fedarko
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Emerald Mile in PDF and EPUB From one of Outside magazine’s “Literary All-Stars” comes the thrilling true tale of the fastest boat ride ever, down the entire length of the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon, during the legendary flood of 1983. In the spring of 1983, massive flooding along the length of the Colorado River confronted a team of engineers at the Glen Canyon Dam with an unprecedented emergency that may have resulted in the most catastrophic dam failure in history. In the midst of this crisis, the decision to launch a small wooden dory named “The Emerald Mile” at the head of the Grand Canyon, just fifteen miles downstream from the Glen Canyon Dam, seemed not just odd, but downright suicidal. The Emerald Mile, at one time slated to be destroyed, was rescued and brought back to life by Kenton Grua, the man at the oars, who intended to use this flood as a kind of hydraulic sling-shot. The goal was to nail the all-time record for the fastest boat ever propelled—by oar, by motor, or by the grace of God himself—down the entire length of the Colorado River from Lee’s Ferry to Lake Mead. Did he survive? Just barely. Now, this remarkable, epic feat unfolds here, in The Emerald Mile.


There s This River

Filename: there-s-this-river.pdf
ISBN: STANFORD:36105029152282
Release Date: 1994-09-01
Number of pages: 183
Author: Christa Sadler
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Down the Great Unknown

Filename: down-the-great-unknown.pdf
ISBN: 006176034X
Release Date: 2009-03-17
Number of pages: 400
Author: Edward Dolnick
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Down the Great Unknown in PDF and EPUB 0n May 24, 1869, a one-armed Civil War veteran named John Wesley Powell and a ragtag band of nine mountain men embarked on the last great quest in the American West. No one had ever explored the fabled Grand Canyon; to adventurers of that era it was a region almost as mysterious as Atlantis -- and as perilous. The ten men set out down the mighty Colorado River in wooden rowboats. Six survived. Drawing on rarely examined diaries and journals, Down the Great Unknown is the first book to tell the full, true story.


San Juan River Guide

Filename: san-juan-river-guide.pdf
ISBN: 0971715327
Release Date: 2014-05-01
Number of pages: 96
Author: Lisa Kearsley
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Guide to the San Juan River

Filename: guide-to-the-san-juan-river.pdf
ISBN: 0981939538
Release Date: 2009-09-01
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Author: Duwain Whitis
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Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes

Filename: encyclopedia-of-native-american-tribes.pdf
ISBN: 9781438110103
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Number of pages: 385
Author: Carl Waldman
Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Download and read online Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes in PDF and EPUB A comprehensive, illustrated encyclopedia which provides information on over 150 native tribes of North America, including prehistoric peoples.


Rendering Nature

Filename: rendering-nature.pdf
ISBN: 9780812247251
Release Date: 2015-07-31
Number of pages: 416
Author: Marguerite S. Shaffer
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Download and read online Rendering Nature in PDF and EPUB As global demand for resources both necessary and unnecessary increases, understanding how nature and culture are interconnected matters more than ever. Bridging the fields of environmental history and American studies, the essays in this collection examine the surprising interconnections between nature and culture in distinct places, times and contexts over the course of American history.


Adventure Travel

Filename: adventure-travel.pdf
ISBN: 0913216046
Release Date: 1983
Number of pages: 253
Author: Pat Dickerman
Publisher:

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