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8 edition of In Search of the Grand Canyon found in the catalog.

In Search of the Grand Canyon

Down the Colorado with John Wesley Powell (Redfeather Books.)

by Mary Ann Fraser

  • 21 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Redfeather Book from Henry Holt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Journeys,
  • History - Exploration & Discovery,
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico),
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Powell, John Wesley,,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History - United States/19th Century,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 19th Century,
  • 1834-1902,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7932344M
    ISBN 100805055436
    ISBN 109780805055436
    OCLC/WorldCa40257695

      GRAND CANYON is the latest science-based picture book from award-winning author-illustrator Jason Chin, whose other educational works include Redwoods and ing a father-daughter pair of hikers trekking from the North to the South Rim of the Southwest's most breathtaking monument, Grand Canyon explains and explores the 4/5.   The Grand Canyon is a mile-deep gorge in northern Arizona. Scientists estimate the canyon may have formed 5 to 6 million years ago when the Colorado River.

      The Ultimate Grand Canyon Travel Guide Grand Canyon National Park is turning in Here's how to make the most out of a visit, from hiking to boating to biking to camping and so much : Frederick Reimers. Grand Canyon Pioneer Society COOK BOOK Grand Canyon Pioneer Society GRAND CANYON PIONEERS SOCIETY, INC., P. O. BOX , FLAGSTAFF, AZ Grand Canyon Place Names Gregory McNamee Mountaineers Books Order from : GRAND CANYON River Guide, Belknap's Waterproof Buzz Belknap / Loie .

    Brighty of the Grand Canyon (Marguerite Henry Horseshoe Library) by Marguerite Henry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Book Grand Canyon National Park Lodges; With your trip a year or more away, you have the best chance of finding lodging close to the rim; the hotels nearest to the South, West and North Rims can be booked up to 13 months in advance, so book now if staying close to the rim is important to you. If it's not, try cities like Williams, Flagstaff, Kingman, Page, Las Vegas or .


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