Globe Pequot Press: Death Valley National Park: a Guide To Exploring the Great Outdoors

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Description

Located on California's southeastern border with Nevada, Death Valley National Park is the largest national park in the continental United States and includes the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere. Encompassing nearly 3.4 million acres, it's a land of great mystery, beauty, and natural geological oddities, from the lunar landscape of Zabriskie Point and the dramatic colors of Marble Canyon to the heat-crackling stones at the Devils Golf Course and the shifting sands at Eureka, Panamint, and Death Valley Dunes. A FalconGuideĀ® to Death Valley National Park directs you to thirty of the best drives and hikes in this immense and diverse area, showing you where to go and what to do to get the most out of your visit.

About the Authors: Bert and Jane Gildart are hikers, writers, and photographers specializing in outdoor recreation. They live in Bigfork, Montana.

Features

  • detailed maps and trail information
  • accurate directions from major access points
  • information about the area's history, ecology, and geology
  • safety precautions, and how to cope with the heat

Specifications

Paperback:160 pages
ISBN-13:978-0762728077
Edition:1st
Date Published:January 1, 2005
Dimensions:9.2 x 5.9 x 0.4 inches
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