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Deepest Valley: A Guide to Owens Valley, Its Roadsides and Mountain Trails
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Deepest Valley: A Guide to Owens Valley, Its Roadsides and Mountain Trails

 
Deepest Valley:  A Guide to Owens Valley, Its Roadsides and Mountain Trails

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Object Title: Deepest Valley: A Guide to Owens Valley, Its Roadsides and Mountain Trails

Manufacturer: Spellbinder Books

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Updated after its original 1978 publication, Deepest Valley is a comprehensive guide to the natural history of the Owens Valley, the ~75 mile long valley lying between the Sierra and the White-Inyo Mountains boasting fascinating geology, rich biological diversity, and an interesting history of water rights issues.


  • Authors: Paul Bateman, Mary DeDecker, Greg James, Jo Heindel, Tom Heindel, Harold Klieforth, Phil Pister, Richard E. MacMillen, Jeff Putman, and Genny Smith

  • Editors: Jeff Putnam, Genny Smith

  • Edition: Second, 1995

  • Illustrations: 32 pages of 2-color maps, photographs, and drawings

  • Pages: 282

  • ISBN: 978-0-931378-14-0

  • Where to find: Live Oak Press books, Spellbinder books (Bishop), White Mountain Ranger Station (Bishop)



Companion book Mammoth Lakes Sierra: A Handbook for Roadside and Trail

Contents


  • Owens Valley / 1

  • The Deepest Valley, Photo Section / 7

  • Some Basic Information / 11

  • Roadsides / 15

  • The Land of Little Rain, Photo Section / 75

  • Trails / 81

  • Granite and Light, Photo Section / 113

  • Geology / 119

  • Naked Geology, Photo Section / 145

  • Weather and Climate / 149

  • Plants / 161

  • Mammals / 189

  • Birds / 205

  • Fish / 213

  • They Came to the Valley, Photo Section / 225

  • History / 231

  • Contributors & Acknowledgments / 269

  • Recommended Reading / 271

  • Index / 275

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