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The New America's Wonderlands (National Geographic- Our National Parks)
The New America's Wonderlands - National Geographic- Our National Parks Author:Ross Bennett, Editor Infernal fountains of golden lava dance at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park...A technician whisks away millenniums of rock dust from the fossil bones of a monster in Dinosaur National Monument...Frozen rainbows shine from the stony hearts of primal trees in Petrified Forest...Younsters muddy their feet on a "slough slog" through the Everglades...
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These and other riches of our national scenic and recreation parks parade in this book. It visits the old, the new, even the hoped-for parklands. It unfolds the development of the National Park System, take a look at environmental and management problems, and reports on park innovations, such as free shuttle buses in Yosemite that save wear and tear on both park and visitor and "hard-hat" caving that allows an intimate look at Mammoth Cave.
Come, use, and enjoy your national parks-that is the theme of this book.
382 illustrations, 378 in full color.
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There is writing on the inside cover of the book (to Mom & Dad) that takes up 3" of the page. The rest of the book is in excellent condition with no writing.
Dust cover shows shelf wear but book is like-new. Let me know if you want the dust cover.
No one puts a book together like National Geographic!« less