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The ice-age history of southwestern national parks

by Scott A. Elias

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, New.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quaternary.,
    • Geology -- Southwest, New.,
    • National parks and reserves -- Southwest, New.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesSouthwestern national parks
      StatementScott A. Elias.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE696 .E45 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL978194M
      ISBN 101560986794
      LC Control Number96015415

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Get this from a library. The ice-age history of southwestern national parks. [Scott A Elias] -- With its warm, dry climate and abundance of caves and rockshelters, the Southwest is a repository of fossils that provide unparalleled opportunities to study the ancient past. During the last ice age.

In his book The Ice-Age History of Southwestern National Parks, Scott Elias writes: “Most are thought to represent deer or bighorn sheep; others may represent antelope.”. Along with its companion books on the ice-age history of national parks in Alaska and the Rocky Mountains, this book explains the kind of evidence used to reconstruct past environments and ecosystems, including evidence gathered from geology, paleontology, and archaeology.

THE BOOK OF THE NATIONAL PARKS. THE GRAND CANYON AND OUR NATIONAL MONUMENTS the reader should know something of its structural history. The southwestern part of the United States rose above sea-level and sank below it many times during the many thousands of centuries preceding its present state, which is that of a sandy and generally desert.

The Ice Age Trail is a National Scenic Trail stretching 1, miles (1, km) in the state of Wisconsin in the United States. The trail is administered by the National Park Service, and is constructed and maintained by private and public agencies including the Ice Age Trail Alliance, a non-profit and member-volunteer based organization with 21 local ation: National Scenic Trail.

The Ice-Age History of Southwestern National Parks, Scott A. Elias, Smithsonian Institutional Press, $ With its warm, dry climate and abundance of caves and rockshelters, the Southwest is a repository of fossils that provide unparalleled opportunities to study the ancient past.

It is an open book on the last ice age. At the southern end, where the ice departed years ago, a spruce-hemlock rain forest has taken root. Farther north, the more recently deglaciated land.

Focusing on more t years of Alaskan prehistory, The Ice-Age History of Alaskan National Parks vividly describes the geology, climate, ancient plant and animal life, and human presence in four of Alaska's national parks and preserves - Denali, Kenai Fjords, Glacier Bay, and Bering Land : Scott A.

Elias. History. The Ice Age Trail was established by Act of Congress inin large part as a result of the efforts of Wisconsin Congressman Henry S. Reuss, who in authored the book On the Trail of the Ice Age.

The trail's origins, however, date to the s with the dream of Milwaukee native Ray Zillmer, who in founded the Ice Age Park. National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Ozark National Scenic Riverway s, Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway, and Yellowstone National Park (Walcott, South West England is one of nine official regions of is the largest in area, covering 9, square miles (23, km 2), and consists of the counties of Bristol, Cornwall, Dorset, Devon, Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Wiltshire, as well as the Isles of million people live in South West England.

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The Ice-Age History of Alaskan National Parks, The Ice-Age History of National Parks in the Rocky Mountains and The Ice-Age History of Southwestern National Parks all by Scott Elias (Elias is a paleoentomologist and gives some insight into the concept of "novel ecosystems").

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