This book is a fascinating history of the early exploration, mapping, geology, mining, and natural history of the magnificent mountain range the Sierra Nevada. The book has many beautiful and informative illustrations, photographs, and maps that provide insight to how the range was initially explored, how geographic features got their names, how the mountains were formed, etc.
Paperback: 427 pages
Publisher: Stanford University Press (Jun 30 2000)
Recommended bookstore to purchase from: The Sequoia Natural History Association