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Story Of The Grand Canyon Of Arizona. A Popular Illustrated Account Of Its Rocks And Origin  N.H. Darton [Geologist]

Story Of The Grand Canyon Of Arizona. A Popular Illustrated Account Of Its Rocks And Origin

N.H. Darton [Geologist]

Publication: Fred Harvey, 1922, Kansas City

Fifth edition. 8" x 5 1/2" in gray printed wrappers. [1-7] 73 [7]pp. Illustrated with diagrams and black and white images throughout. The purpose of this guide is to point out the more important relations of the rocks and to outline their history and the conditions under which the canyon was developed. Chapters include The Origin of the Grand Canyon; The Rocks; The History of the Rocks; The Canyon from El Tovar; From Hopi Point; Bright Angel Trail; Hermit Trail; The North Rim; Lincoln Point; Bright Angel Canyon; etc. Offers information on the derivation of names used on Grand Canyon maps. Full-page map showing configuration of the Grand Canyon and a full-page map showing the distribution of rocks in the Grand Canyon. Light water stain to top corner of final few pages along with light wear to the extremities of wrappers.

Inventory Number: 47593

$45.00