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The Guardians of the Columbia

ByJohn H. Williams

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CONTENTS: I. THE RIVER : Dawn at Cloud Cap Inn The geological dawn Cascade-Sierra uptilt Rise of the snow-peaks An age of vulcanism Origin of the great Columbia gorge Dawn in Indian legend The "Bridge of the Gods" Victory of Young Chinook Dawn of modern history The pioneers and the state builders. II. THE MOUNTAINS : Portland's snowy sentinels Ruskin on the mountains Cascades vs. Alps Mount Hood and its retreating glaciers The Mazamas A shattered crater Mount Adams Lava and ice caves Mount St. Helens The struggle of the forest on the lava beds Adventures of the climbers The Mazamas in peril An heroic rescue. III. THE FORESTS, by HAROLD DOUGLAS LANGILLE : Outposts at timber line The alpine parks Zone of the great trees Douglas fir From snow-line to ocean beach Conservation and reforestation.

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Publication Date
Jul 25, 2009
Language
English
Category
Sports
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): John H. Williams

Specifications

Pages
148
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
Digest (5.5 x 8.5 in / 140 x 216 mm)

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