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What I Saw In Yellowstone

Author : Durrae Johanek
ISBN : 160639035X
Genre : Travel
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Best-seller, Amazon 5-star rating, interactive kids book to wildlife, plants, and places in Yellowstone National Park, with color photos
Category: Travel

How We Saw Yellowstone

Author : Susan Neider
ISBN : 0985778342
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Yellowstone, the world's first national park and one of the most visited, has welcomed sightseers for nearly 150 years. The remarkable collection of snapshots in How We Saw Yellowstone captures their experience exploring the Park between 1900 and 1980.In that time, annual visitation rose from less than ten thousand to more than two million. Hotels were built and razed, bridges were redesigned, roads got paved and widened, and boardwalks spread throughout the geyser and hot spring basins. Cars replaced horses, and as hemlines went up, Wylie Camps came down. Yellowstone scenes transformed from black and white into color.All the while, Old Faithful erupted on schedule and the Yellowstone River, one of the greatest trout streams in the world, tumbled north over the Upper and Lower falls. Wildlife drew visitors into the Lamar and Hayden valleys. The growing popularity of Yellowstone only furthered our commitment to its preservation.The snapshots in this collection are found treasures, having been lost or discarded by the photographer, the travelers, or their families. The dates are known by either a photographer's note on the print or slide, the style of the Kodak slide mount, or the date stamp showing when the film was developed.From hoop skirts to hot pants, from petticoats to pantsuits, from bloomers to bell-bottoms, How We Saw Yellowstone reveals, above all, the breadth of our common experience in Yellowstone National Park.

Yellowstone Science

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00871149E
Genre : Natural history
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Nature S Yellowstone

Author : Richard A. Bartlett
ISBN : 0816511098
Genre : History
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In this handsome volume, the author discusses the region from geologic times until its withdrawal by an act of Congress as our first national park' in 1872. . . .This is an exceptionally fine book, a noteworthy blending of scholarly and popular history. Bartlett knows his subject well, both as a student and as an outdoorsman. ÑPacific Northwest Quarterly "A timely work; its mission' is to make the reader wish to have seen Yellowstone before the people came.' The author must be commended for writing a scholarly book with appeal for a popular audience." ÑJournal of American History "A joy for the recreational reader and a solid reference for scholarly researchers . . .The author has been both energetic and fortunate in gathering material from a rich variety of original accounts and later writings, and he has used them skillfully." ÑWestern Historical Quarterly
Category: History

Yellowstone Fishes

Author : John D. Varley
ISBN : 0811727777
Genre : Nature
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This richly illustrated and thoroughly researched reference covers all the species of fish and every aspect of their existence in one of the most famous sport fisheries in the world. This edition includes new material on the impact of forest fires and the introduction of non-native species; an expanded chapter on angling; and an assessment of recent management policies. Full color plates and historic b&w photos.
Category: Nature


Author : David Rains Wallace
ISBN : MINN:31951D01956560U
Genre : History
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Yellowstone: A Natural and Human History, Yellowstone National Park, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming This colorful and profusely illustrated official Handbook from the National Park Service explores the exciting home of steaming geysers, hot springs, grizzly bears, wolves, elk, buffalo, big horn sheep, moose and other wildlife. This book also includes a travel guide and detailed reference material for touring the parks.
Category: History

Yellowstone National Park

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ISBN : IND:30000086936642
Genre : Archaeological surveying
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Category: Archaeological surveying

Travels In The Greater Yellowstone

Author : Jack Turner
ISBN : 9781429939928
Genre : Nature
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Award-winning nature writer Jack Turner directs his attention to one of America's greatest natural treasures: the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Comprised of two national parks, three national wildlife refuges, parts of six national forests, and eleven wilderness areas, Greater Yellowstone is a vast array of differing environments and geographies. In a series of essays, Turner explores this wonderland, venturing on twelve separate trips in all seasons using various modes of travel: hiking, climbing, skiing, canoeing lakes, floating rivers, and driving his way across the landscape. He treks down the Teton Range, picks up the Oregon Trail in the Red Desert, and floats the South Fork of the Snake River. Along the way he encounters a variety of wildlife: moose, elk, trout, and wolves. From the treacherous mountains in the dead of winter, to lush river valleys in the height of fishing season, his words and steps trace one of the most American of experiences---exploring the West. Turner, who has lived in Grand Teton for three decades, designates Greater Yellowstone as ground zero for the country's conflict between preservation and development. At a time when the battle to preserve a wild and natural environment is relentless, his accounts of the areas conflicts with alien species, logging, real estate, oil, and gas development are alarming. A mixture of adventure, nostalgia, and Americana, Turner's rare experiences and evocative writing transform the sights and sounds of Greater Yellowstone into an intimate narrative of travel through America's most beloved lands. Praise for Teewinot: "Bursting with a sense of place...a rewarding reading experience replete with ravishing observations of nature." - Publishers Weekly "...a measured luxuriance in the landscape, a love song to the natural history of a place...Turner's writing is muscular, never swaggering, and almost lyrical, summoning a Teton Range in its rightful, sublime austerity." - Kirkus Reviews "Teewinot is a rare book. The wonderful accounts of mountaineering serve as armature not only for Turner's meditative reverence for the Grand Tetons and his often evocative prose but also for an uncommon density of knowledge of place..." - Peter Matthiessen, author of Tigers in the Snow "This is, simply stated, a wonderful and utterly engaging book." - Jim Harrison, author of Dalva and The Road Home "Each place must find its muse. The Tetons have found theirs and his name is Jack Turner." - Terry Tempest Williams, author of Coyote's Canyon
Category: Nature

Yellowstone Kelly

Author : Peter Bowen
ISBN : 9781453295489
Genre : Fiction
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With “unparalleled dialogue” and “a very sly sense of humor,” Luther Kelly’s debut adventure takes him from the Wild West to the land of the Zulus (Booklist). Luther “Yellowstone” Kelly had one of the longest, strangest, and most breathtaking careers in the Old West. The intrepid scout’s talent for being in the right place at an exciting time would take him all over the world, from the Great Plains to Africa to the Philippines. Throughout his adventures, Kelly maintained a stoic outlook, a fierce wit, and a talent for survival that got him out of more than a few dangerous scrapes. Yellowstone Kelly: Gentleman and Scout, the first novel in Peter Bowen’s fast-paced series, finds Kelly hunting wolves with the Nez Percé while trying actively to avoid contact with just about everyone else. This plan quickly falls apart, and Kelly is hired by a group of Englishmen who need a guide for a buffalo hunt. Kelly soon finds himself swept further from home than he ever has been before, going from the Indian Wars to the Zulu Wars.
Category: Fiction

The Stories Of Yellowstone

Author : Mark M. Miller
ISBN : 9781493015214
Genre : History
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Covering the time period from 1807, when John Colter first discovered the wonders of the Yellowstone Plateau to the 1920s when tourists sped between luxury hotels in their automobiles, these tales of Wonderland come from the letters, journals, and diaries kept by early visitors and later tourists. The earliest stories recount mountain men’s awe at geysers hurling boiling water hundreds of feet into the air and their encounters with the native inhabitants of the region. The latest stories reflect the “civilizing” of the park and reveal the golden age of tourist travel in the area.
Category: History

A Ranger S Guide To Yellowstone Day Hikes

Author : Roger Anderson
ISBN : 9781560371571
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Dayhikes -- 29 in all -- of different lengths and ability levels. Each has a contoured map and narrative about natural and human history, botany, geology and other highlights of that trail. 28 color photographs.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Moose Of Yellowstone And Grand Teton

Author : Henry H. Holdsworth
ISBN : 9781560374923
Genre : Nature
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* This spectacular collection of images by award-winning photographer Henry H. Holdsworth offers the first-ever view into the lives of the Shiras moose of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. Experience the wonder as gangly moose calves take their first steps in spring. Take in the drama of rutting season as these powerful titans clash for dominance amid spectacular scenery. Watch cow moose and their yearlings endure frigid and snowy winters beneath the rugged Teton Range. Holdsworth's remarkable photographs, the result of decades spent observing these unique animals, tell a timeless story of survival that is sure to inspire. 120 pages, 10 1/2'' X 10, 15 hardcovers per case
Category: Nature


Author : Richard A. Bartlett
ISBN : 0816510989
Genre : Nature
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"A detailed, well documented history of the extablishment (in 1872), growth, and maturation of Yellowstone National Park . . . America's (and the world's) first national park." ÑWildlife Book Review "Without question the best and most thought-provoking volume on America's first national park that has been written in the last half-century." ÑJournal of the West "Broad ranging, informative, thoughtful, and simply fun to read." ÑWestern Historical Quarterly
Category: Nature

Death In Yellowstone

Author : Lee H. Whittlesey
ISBN : 9781570984518
Genre : Nature
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The chilling tome that launched an entire genre of books about the often gruesome but always tragic ways people have died in our national parks, this updated edition of the classic includes calamities in Yellowstone from the past sixteen years, including the infamous grizzly bear attacks in the summer of 2011 as well as a fatal hot springs accident in 2000. In these accounts, written with sensitivity as cautionary tales about what to do and what not to do in one of our wildest national parks, Whittlesey recounts deaths ranging from tragedy to folly—from being caught in a freak avalanche to the goring of a photographer who just got a little too close to a bison. Armchair travelers and park visitors alike will be fascinated by this important book detailing the dangers awaiting in our first national park.
Category: Nature

Mysteries In Our National Parks Wolf Stalker

Author : Gloria Skurzynski
ISBN : 9781426309649
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In this fast-paced adventure, the Landons trail a wounded wolf in Yellowstone National Park. The park is abuzz with rumors of a wolf attack. Meanwhile, a killer stalks the woods. Unaware of the danger, Jack and Ashley are more concerned about rebellious teenage foster child, Troy Haverson. From the opening moments at Old Faithful through 48 action-packed hours, the tension builds: What is lodged in the wolf's radio collar? And what is the meaning of the Native American story of Sin-a-Wavi? A heady mix of suspense, adventure, and moments of tenderness lure readers into this story of kids discovering the natural world. The book's afterword, by Yellowstone's Michael K. Phillips, explores the park's Wolf Restoration Program. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
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Yellowstone And The Great West

Author : Marlene Deahl Merrill
ISBN : 0803282893
Genre : History
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Here, for the first time in paperback, is a fascinating daily record of Ferdinand Hayden?s historic 1871 scientific expedition through Utah, Idaho, and Montana Territories to the Yellowstone Basin. The expedition?s findings quickly led Congress to establish Yellowstone as the world?s first national park. In addition to its scientific discoveries, the expedition is famous for producing the earliest on-site images of Yellowstone, by its photographer, William Henry Jackson, and its guest artist, Thomas Moran. ø Marlene Deahl Merrill has woven together a compelling daily narrative from the field writings of three expedition members: unpublished journals kept by mineralogist Albert Peale and geologist George Allen, periodic reports by Peale to his hometown newspaper, and letters from Hayden to his friend and mentor Spencer Baird at the Smithsonian Institution. Enriching this narrative are Jackson?s photographs of camp scenes and landscapes; rare panoramic drawings by the party?s topographical artist, Henry Elliott; maps; an introduction; and extensive annotations.
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Old Yellowstone Days

Author : Paul Schullery
ISBN : 9780826347534
Genre : History
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Over thirty years after its original publication, former Yellowstone National Park archivist Paul Schullery's collection of travelers' accounts of their visits to the first national park still resonates with the tremendous impact the Park has had--and continues to have--as a wilderness and recreation destination. From John Muir's exultation of the beauty of "Wonderland" to Rudyard Kipling's hilarious invective of the American tourist, Old Yellowstone Days includes selections which form the best picture of what Yellowstone must have been like before the intrusion of the automobile. Updated with a new introduction by Schullery, new illustrations, and a new foreword by Yellowstone National Park Historian Lee Whittlesey, this volume, which takes its title from an article by Owen Wister, also includes the impressions of William O. Owen, Charles Dudley Warner, Theodore Roosevelt, John Burroughs, Mrs. George Cowan, George Anderson, Emerson Hough, and Frederic Remington.
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Fly Fishing Yellowstone National Park

Author : Nate Schweber
ISBN : 9780811748681
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The most important hatches and recommended patterns, along with key fishing techniques and the best times of year to fish there.

Geyser Basins Of Yellowstone

Author : Dr. N. Genean Dunn
ISBN : 9781439645949
Genre : Travel
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Yellowstone National Park contains over half the world’s active geysers, with more than 700 within its 3,472 square miles. The most famous geyser is Old Faithful, named in 1870 during the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition. In 1871, the US Geological and Geographical Survey, led by Dr. F.V. Hayden, reached the Upper Geyser Basin. In just over a day, the explorers witnessed eruptions of many geysers still seen today, including Giantess, Beehive, Grotto, Castle, and Old Faithful. Yellowstone became the first National Park in 1872. Since then, visitors have come in increasing numbers to witness the unique geysers, numerous wildlife, and spectacular scenery.
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