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Colorado River

Origin and Evolution; Proceedings of a Symposium Held at Grand Canyon National Park in June, 2000 (Monograph)


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Published by Grand Canyon Association .
Written in English

  • Grand Canyon Region,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico),
  • Science,
  • Grand Canyon Region (Ariz.),
  • Geology,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • Colorado River Watershed (Colo,
  • Arizona,
  • Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRichard A. Young (Editor), Earle E. Spamer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8416425M
    ISBN 100938216791
    ISBN 109780938216797

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This comprehensive book fully details the River's origin, it's history and it's journey as it winds through the Western States, the National Parks and by the communities it influences along it's banks.5/5(7). What this is, is a beautifully and passionately written book about the plight of the Colorado River.

The photographer and the author traveled the entire length of the Colorado Rivers miles by a mixture of air, boat, and foot to truly understand and This could be a stunning coffee table book /5. The Colorado River book of the Colorado River and Its Canyons (Penguin Classics) John Wesley Powell.

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The Gila has not been run in its entirety for over a hundred years. It can no longer be run in one long run. Various dams along the way siphon water away for irrigation, snow melt floods, canalization, and droughts all have their impacts.

1) The Explorations of the Colorado River and its Canyons | By John Wesley Powell. Ina one-armed Major John Wesley Powell set out to map the Grand Canyon. No one had ever floated the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon before, and Powell’s journal of discovery is an absolute classic of adventure literature.

He writes with military precision about the progress. The Guide to the Colorado & Green Rivers in the Canyonlands is a must-have guidebook for your trip into the Canyonlands of Utah and Colorado.

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The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons, by John Wesley Powell This is a classic book written by the legendary pioneer himself, the one-armed Civil War vet named John Wesley Powell who was the first man to map out and brave the never before traversed Colorado River on wooden rafts.

Often called the Lewis and Clark of the west, Powell gives a first-person account. The best map for rafting the Colorado River is by Tom Martin and Duwain Whitis. It’s simply called Colorado River in The Grand Canyon, published by the reputed RiverMaps series.

This map is intended for private boaters who are rowing their own raft through the Canyon. Colorado River, major river of North America, rising in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, U.S., and flowing generally west and south for 1, miles (2, kilometres) into the Gulf of California in northwestern Mexico.

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Day Hikes from the River, Fourth Edition by Tom Martin ISBN From Vishnu Temple Press, pages with maps and photographs describing hikes from the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon.A great companion to our Grand Canyon guidebook. Colorado River Discovery offers the most fantastic one day rafting trips anywhere on the mighty Colorado River.

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THE COLORADO RIVER IN THE GRAND CANYON: A RIVER RUNNER'S MAP AND GUIDE. by Larry Stevens. $ The Colorado River in Grand Canyon: A River Runner's Map and Guide to its Natural and Human History, by Larry Stevens, is designed for running the river, for scribbling notes about rapids, camps or unexpected sightings and events, and to help inform.

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The Colorado River. [Carol Rawlins] -- Examines the location, origin, history, and uses of the Colorado River. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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WHERE THE WATER GOES Life and Death Along the Colorado River By David Owen pp. Riverhead Books. $ The waterways of the West now exist as monuments to an ambitious desert : David Biello. The Colorado River carves a distinct course through the depths of American cultural river has been an important source of water and life for Native American groups for o years, launched the business and adventure of modern river running, honed the political capabilities of the environmental movement through its battles against dams in the United.

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Through Colorado. Gaylord Staveley draws on his 60 years of running the Grand Canyon's Colorado River to write compelling books on historical and present day river running, the commercial boating industry, river conditions before and after Glen Canyon Dam, and the fight for the rights to the mighty Colorado.

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Our rafting season runs from April to October and any time is a good time to go rafting!5/5(33). Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a nationally recognized leader in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management.

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The Colorado River Through Grand Canyon by Steve Carothers and Bryan Brown, University of Arizona Press, River and Desert Plants of the Grand Canyon by Kristin Huisinga, Lori Makarick and Kate Watters, foreword by Ann Zwinger, Mountain Press Publishing Company, For a non-waterproof book, these are sturdy.

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His journey begins at Snowmass Mountain in Colorado, which, according to his book, supplies some 90 percent of the river's water with snowmelt.Science Be Dammed is an alarming reminder of the high stakes in the management—and perils in the mismanagement—of water in the western United States.

It seems deceptively simple: even when clear evidence was available that the Colorado River could not sustain ambitious dreaming and planning by decision-makers throughout the twentieth century, river planners and political .