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The great California deserts.

W. Storrs Lee

The great California deserts.

by W. Storrs Lee

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

  • California, Southern,
  • California, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Deserts -- California, Southern.,
    • California, Southern -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      StatementIllus. by Edward Sanborn.
      LC ClassificationsF867 .L45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination306 p.
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5856517M
      LC Control Number62018285

      Ruth Nolan. Ruth Nolan is a poet and writer whose works have appeared in many literary magazines and anthologies, including Inlandia: A Literary Journey through California's Inland Empire, which was published by Heyday. A former wildland firefighter for the BLM California Desert District, she holds her B.A. in English from California State University, San Bernardino, and M.A. in English. 1. Books. Abbott, Allan L. California Ghost Town ed. Anaheim: Main Street Press, Albert, Herman W. Odyssey of a Desert : University.

      The Mojave Desert is the hottest desert in North America, located primarily in southeastern California. Its total area is 22, sq mi (57, km 2). The largest cold desert is the Great Basin Desert, which encompasses much of the northern Basin and Range Province, north of the Mojave Desert. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      The Great Basin is a temperate desert, with hot, dry summers and cold, snowy winters. The desert covers most of Nevada, as well as parts of western Utah, eastern California and Idaho. The Great Basin is a land of geographical contrasts, playing hosts to more than 33 mountain peaks over 9, feet, as well as pinyon-juniper forests, high valleys. Death Valley National Park is an American national park that straddles the California–Nevada border, east of the Sierra park boundaries include Death Valley, the northern section of Panamint Valley, the southern section of Eureka Valley, and most of Saline park occupies an interface zone between the arid Great Basin and Mojave deserts, protecting the northwest corner of.

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There are three main deserts in California: the Mojave Desert, the Colorado Desert, and the Great Basin Desert.: The Mojave Desert is bounded by the Tehachapi Mountains on the northwest, the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains on the south, and extends eastward to California's borders with Arizona and Nevada; it also forms portions of northwest Arizona.

The great California deserts. [W Storrs Lee] -- "Biography" rich in folklore, personal drama and historical significance of this great western region. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Very readable and thorough. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. David Marks. out of 5 stars This is simply a wonderful book, in all ways. Reviewed in the United States on Novem Verified by: 9.

This highly readable, spectacularly illustrated compendium is an ecological journey into a wondrous land of extremes. The California Deserts explores the remarkable diversity of life in this harsh yet fragile quarter of the Golden a rich narrative, it illuminates how that diversity, created by drought and heat, has evolved with climate change since the Ice Ages/5.

This book, written inis still a fine introduction to the deserts of Southern California. It is not a textbook and not the end-all of desert books, but it is a concise, easy to read introduction to the subject. Jaeger was an excellent naturalist and his love of the subject shows in the by: 9.

About the Book. This highly readable, spectacularly illustrated compendium is an ecological journey into a wondrous land of extremes.

The California Deserts explores the remarkable diversity of life in this harsh yet fragile quarter of the Golden a rich narrative, it illuminates how that diversity, created by drought and heat, has evolved with climate change since the Ice Ages. The Great Basin Desert lies immediately to the east of the Sierra Nevada range and extends east to Nevada.

Unlike anywhere else in the state, or for that matter the world, the California Deserts are a theme park unto its own. Next is The Desert by John C Van Dyke.

Before Van Dyke wrote this book, the general opinion of the desert was that it was a pretty terrible, scary place. People remembered the pioneer parties getting lost as they crossed the Great Basin and eating each other alive, so it was a terrifying place.

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Looking for an LDS related gift. Find it at Deseret Book. Great Basin National Park is located in the Great Basin Desert, one of the four deserts of the United States. The Mohave, Chihuahan, and Sonoran deserts are typical "hot" deserts. The Great Basin Desert is the only "cold" desert in the country, where most precipitation falls in the form of snow.

A desert is defined as a region that receives. 6 stops on your California desert literary road trip (dinosaurs included) Dinny, a foot-long apatosaurus, is one of two concrete dinosaurs in Cabazon. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times). The Rise of “Book Deserts” California, have reached out to their local schools to encourage kids to use their resources.

Librarian Diana Lopez says the low-income area around her library branch could be considered a book desert with many empty storefronts and the closest book.

One of the most buzzworthy books of the summer, Emma Cline’s novel takes place in s Northern California, following teenage Evie Boyd. Like many young girls, she feels lonely and out-of-place — that is, until she meets the mesmerizing Suzanne, and is drawn into a group of people following a dangerously charismatic man.

Things to Do in California Desert, California: See Tripadvisor's 65, traveler reviews and photos of California Desert attractions. "Plenty of parking sand lots of great food vendors." "There is a book store on site with paperback and hard cover books for sale for 25 cents and one dollar respectively.".

The Mojave Desert straddles several states: California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona. The Great Victoria Desert. The Great Victoria Desert is the largest desert.

southern desert Bordering Arizona to the east and Mexico to the south, the Southern Desert is a must-see for anyone visiting Southern California. A clear day affords breathtaking views of the Borrego Badlands, with spectacular vistas of serpentine canyons carving through sand-hued hills and mesas.

Founded inSt Vladimir's Seminary Press is the largest and most active publisher of Orthodox Christian books in the English language. Call Us: Log In Register. Food deserts can be found in California census tracts, according to USDA data. The vast majority - 85 percent - are in urban areas.

More than million people live in these census tracts, and about half of them have low access to retail food stores. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages, 17 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.

A subregion within the Great Basin is the Basin and Range which extends from the Wasatch Front in Utah west across Nevada to the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. The basins and ranges referred to in the name are horsts and grabens, formed by normal fault blocks from the crustal extension, as discussed in chapter 2 and chapter 9.‎One might not expect to find much in the middle of California's hot, dry deserts.

But to the curious explorer, they're scattered with strange and extraordinary sights. On old Ro the desert traveler can find quirky roadside art and mementos left by motorists. In the El Paso Mountains of the Mo.The Mojave Desert is located in the southwest United States in California, Nevada, and Arizona.

It sits between the Great Basin Desert to the north and the Sonoran Desert to the south. The desert has extreme elevations which range from a high point of 11, feet at Telescope Peak to a low point of feet below sea level at Death Valley.