Exploring the Highest Sierra - James G. Moore

 

Exploring the Highest Sierra - James G. Moore
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Object Title Exploring the Highest Sierra - James G. Moore
Manufacturer Stanford University Press
Page By tarol
Page Type Jan 22, 2007 / Jan 22, 2007
Object ID 1900
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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)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0804737037
ISBN-13: 978-0804737036

Recommended bookstore to purchase from: The Sequoia Natural History Association

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tarol - Jan 22, 2007 8:47 pm - Voted 5/5

Love this book
Highly recommend it to any lover of the Sierra Nevada...

tonyo - Jan 24, 2007 10:25 pm - Voted 5/5

Lots of interesting information
I picked up this book at one of NP visitor centers. It is a great comprehensive resource for anyone interested in the Sierra. The book is organized nicely and covers everything from geology to human history and expedition parties. Lots of great photographs, too.

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