Tuesday, May 21, 2013

America's Natural Wonders

Whether it's close to home like Virginia's Natural Bridge (below) or further afield to the Grand Canyon or even Denali National Park on the other side of Canada (i.e. Alaska!) America has many natural wonders to explore and the Alexandria Campus Library has many books to help you do just that -- whether you'll be taking a road trip or spending the summer as an arm-chair tourist.  Check out one of these titles.

Bauer, Erwin A.  Denali: the wild beauty of Denali National Park.  QH105.A4 B38 2000

Breining, Greg.  Super volcano: the ticking time bomb beneath Yellowstone National Park.  QE524 .B74 2007

Bryson, Bill.  A walk in the woods: rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail.  F106 .B92 1998

Duncan, Dayton.  The national parks: America's best idea: an illustrated history.  SB482.A4 D85 2009

Dunn, Jerry Camarillo.  The Rocky Mountain States.  F721 .D86 1989

Fishbein, Seymour L.  Yellowstone country: the enduring wonder.  F722 .F57 1989

Franke, Mary Ann.  To save the wild bison: life on the edge in Yellowstone.  QL737.U53 F73 2005

Ghiglieri, Michael Patrick.  Canyon.  F788 .G45 1992

Horgan, Paul.  Great River: the Rio Grande in North American history.  F392.R5 H65 1991

How the Earth was made. The complete season two.  DVD QE501.H728432x 2010

Jaffe, Andrew.  Alaska--Southeast to McKinley.  F902.3 .J34 1986

Klett, Mark.  Yosemite in time: ice ages, tree clocks, ghost rivers.  F868.Y6 K55 2005

McNeese, Tim.  The Mississippi River.  F351 .M17 2004

McNeese, Tim.  The Rio Grande.  F392.R5 M39 2005

McNeese, Tim.  The Yukon River.  F912.Y9 M38 2005

Madden, Ryan.  Alaska.  F904 .M33 2005

National parks collection.  E160 .N3236x 2009

Powell, John Wesley.  Down the Colorado; diary of the first trip through the Grand Canyon, 1869. F788 .P886 1969

Powell, James Lawrence.  Grand Canyon: solving Earth's grandest puzzle.  QE86.G73 P68 2005

Schullery, Paul.  America’s National Parks: The spectacular forces that shaped our treasured lands. E160.A5794 2001

Wallace, Robert.  The Grand Canyon.  F788.W23

Winckler, Suzanne.  The Great Lakes states.  F551 .W56 1989

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