Americas Hidden Treasures: Exploring Our Little-Known National Parks

Format:HardcoverThis 1992 book visit some of the newer National Parks in the United States. Traveling in a great loop around the nation's edges we encounter North Cascades NP in Washington state on the Canadian border, Voyageurs NP along the lakes that divide Minnesota and Ontario, Theodore Roosevelt NP in the North Dakota badlands, Channel Islands NP off the California coast, Guadalupe Mountains NP in west Texas (where the Chihuahuan Desert meets the hills), Biscayne NP on Florida's Atlantic coast (more under water than above), and finally over four million acres of Alaskan lakes, mountains and coastline in Katmai NP.The variety in this book will delight any armchair traveler. The National Geographic photography lives up to that organization's stellar reputation.This volume is part of the National Geographic's Special Publications Series, one of the best-kept secrets in the world of books. Since 1966 the Society had released four titles per year. The same size and shape as their iconic magazine, these hardcovers present the best that National Geographic has to offer, and without the ads! Authors have included such scientific luminaries as Isaac Asimov, Bob Ballard, Jane Goodall and Louis Leakey.

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Book Title: Americas Hidden Treasures: Exploring Our Little-Known National Parks

Book Author: National Geographic

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ISBN: B00121YA84