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The Mountains of California (Large Print Edition)

by John Muir

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11878038M
    ISBN 101426439008
    ISBN 109781426439001

      ‎The Mountains of California is the culmination of the ten years Muir spent in the Sierra Nevadas, studying every crag, crook, and valley with great care and contemplation/5(14). THE MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIA: Illustrated from Preliminary Sketches and Photographs Furnished By the Author (New & Enlarged Edition) Muir, John Published by Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA ().

      The Mountains of California Language: English: LoC Class: F United States local history: Pacific States: LoC Class: QH: Science: Natural history: Subject: Natural history -- California Subject: California -- Description and travel Subject: Naturalists -- United States -- Biography Subject: Muir, John, -- Travel -- Sierra Nevada.   The Mountains of California () was his first book, published when he and although he is not as great a stylist as Thoreau, his enthusiasm and heart-felt .

    Introduction—From the Mountains to the Abyss: The California Borderland as an Archive of Southern California Geologic Evolution Kathleen M. Marsaglia, Richard J. Behl, and Jon R. Schwalbach. A Colleague’s Perspective Orrin Pilkey. A USC Tribute to Donn Sherrin Gorsline Will Berelson, Dave Bottjer, and Jon Schwalbach. Reviews "This book details a remarkable example of the lived human history of a place and its intersection with the natural."—Environment, Space, Place"This book serves both as a deep dive into how the Sierra Nevada range was formed (Jones is a geology professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder) and the montains' importance in American history (the Gold Rush, the perservation of.


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The Mountains of California (Large Print Edition) by John Muir Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Mountains of California is written with such eloquent language, it reflects a Victorian Era style. Through his words, Muir is able to paint John Muir was a 19th Century explorer, writer, and one of the first modern naturalists/5.

The Mountains of California: An enthusiastic nature diary from the founder of national parks (John Muir: The Eight Wilderness-Discovery Books Book 4) Published September 1st by Vertebrate Digital. 51 rows  This article comprises three sortable tables of major mountain peaks of the U.S.

State of. The Mountains of California () is his book length tribute to the beauties of the Sierra. He recounts not only his own journeys by foot through the mountains, glaciers, forests, and valleys, but also the geological and natural history of the region, ranging from the history of.

Go where you may within the bounds of California, mountains are ever in sight, charming and glorifying every landscape. Yet so simple and massive is the topography of the State in general views, that the main central portion displays only one valley, and two chains of mountains which seem almost perfectly regular in trend and height: the Coast Range on the west side, the Sierra Nevada on /5(18).

The mountains of California () is his book length tribute to the beauties of the Sierras. He recounts not only his own journeys by foot through the mountains, glaciers, forests, and valleys, but also the geological and natural history of the region, ranging from the history of glaciers, the patterns of tree growth, and the daily life of.

After years of seeing wonderful quotes from books by John Muir, I finally bought The Mountains of California, and it simply bowled me over. Here is a man whose writing is informed and beautifully poetic.

He wrote with a broad knowledge of geology, botany, meteorology, and Cited by: Looking for the plot summary of The Mountains of California. Whether you need an overview of The Mountains of California or a detailed summary of the book for a college project or just for fun, brings you the book-wise summaries of The Mountains of California for free.

The Mountains of California summary and study guide are also available on the mobile version of the. The Mountains of California was his first book, published inand was an instant success.

This book contains not just some of the best nature writing, but for its vividness, immediacy and vision some of the best writing in English in any genre. Modern Library's edition is quite special with its introduction to Muir by Bill McKibbon and Cited by: The Mountains of California is a popular book by John Muir.

Read The Mountains of California, free online version of the book by John Muir, on John Muir's The Mountains of California consists of 16 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of The Mountains of California which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.

About The Mountains of California. When John Muir traveled to California inhe found the pristine mountain ranges that would inspire his life’s work.

The Mountains of California is the culmination of the ten years Muir spent in the Sierra Nevadas, studying every crag. The Mountains of California is the first book I picked up by Muir, and this chapter is the single reason why it ultimately took me ten years to return to his writing.

Now, with a more curious and mature ear for such details in nature, my recent reading of. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, and wildlife, especially in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, were read by millions and are still popular today.

The Mountains of California by John Muir recounts the author's exploration of the Yosemite Valley, Mount Whitney, the famed sequoia forests and King's Canyon among other places of immense natural beauty. Written in his characteristic zestful style, with a deep understanding and respect for nature, the book is a treasure trove of geography.

The Mountains of California is a classic nature essay by John Muir that vividly describes those California mountains and the wildlife found within them and is among the finest examples of John Muir nature where you may within the bounds of California, mountains are ever in sight, charming and glorifying every landscape.

Examples of fault-block mountains include the Sierra Nevada in California and Nevada, the Tetons in Wyoming, and the Harz Mountains in Germany. Impact of Mountains on Habitats and Geopolitics.

The White Mountains of California and Nevada are a triangular fault-block mountain range facing the Sierra Nevada across the upper Owens extend for approximately 60 mi (97 km) as a greatly elevated plateau about 20 mi (32 km) wide on the south, narrowing to a point at the north, with elevations generally increasing south to north.

John Muir's first book on the Serria Mountains of California. In it he the flora, fauna, and geographic features of the region and the dangers to them. This is an excellent nature read.

I got my copy at Sequoia National Park and used it as a guide to some of the majestic features/5(). A rock climbing guide to the Santa Monica Mountains of Southern California. Lavishly illustrated with maps, topos and action photos.

A sport climbers paradise with a year round climate. * Paperback: pages * Publisher: Maximus Press; 2nd edition (July ) * Language: English * ISBN: * Product Dimensions: x x inches.

The following list comprises the mountain ranges of U.S. State of California designated by the United States Board on Geographic Names and cataloged in the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Muir, John, Mountains of California.

New York: Century,© (OCoLC) Document Type.Note: Picturesque California was an "coffee table" book edited by John Muir, published by the J. Dewing Publishing company, featuring over etchings, photogravures, and wood etchings, additional illustrations in the text, and tinted plates.

The original work was sold by subscription and was distributed monthly in thirty parts. Muir wrote six of the articles, which we provide here. California has the largest economy in the United States and, inwas the first state to reach the trillion-dollar benchmark in gross state product.

InCalifornia was ranked the ninth.