National Geographic The National Parks: An Illustrated History

October 27, 2015|
National Geographic The National Parks: An Illustrated History by Kim Heacox
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An inspired tribute to the astonishing beauty and priceless cultural treasures of America''s National Parks, this volume is a lavish celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Showcasing the very best of National Geographic''s photographs, combined with an expertly told history: from the multi-hued layers of the Grand Canyon to the verdigris flame of the Statue of Liberty, this book presents a breathtaking panorama of the National Parks.     With the stories behind the first female park ranger, a decidedly amateur scuba expedition that unearthed a submerged Civil War treasure trove, and so much more, Heacox takes readers on a VIP tour of America''s rich natural and cultural heritage. The full sweep of wonders-from pristine coral reefs to the Gettysburg battlefield to glaciers and all the glorious diversity in between-offers a breathtaking tour of the very best of America''s national treasures.
KIM HEACOX has written a dozen books, five for National Geographic on biography, history and wildlands conservation. His most recent books (four published in a 20-month period) are a biography, John Muir and The Ice That Started A Fire (April 2014, starred reviews in Kirkus, Booklist and Publisher''s Weekly, nominated for the National ...
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Title:National Geographic The National Parks: An Illustrated History
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:384 pages, 11.15 X 9.5 X 1.25 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 11.15 X 9.5 X 1.25 in
Published:October 27, 2015
Publisher:National Geographic
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781426215599

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