History of the Sierra Nevada

ISBN-10: 0520253957
ISBN-13: 9780520253957
Edition: 2nd 2007
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 10/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

From the time it was sighted by Spanish explorers in the eighteenth century through the creation of the John Muir trail, the building of the Hetch Hetchy Dam, and the founding of the Sierra Club, the great snowy range of California has provided fulfillment to generations of trappers, immigrants, engineers, naturalists, and tourists. Now a mountaineering classic, this pioneering book was the first to synthesize into a single, riveting narrative all of the varied aspects of human endeavor related to the history of the Sierra Nevada. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs, drawings, and maps, the book continues to be indispensable for any lover of the high country.

The Sierra Nevada
Indians of the Sierra Nevada
Spanish Discovery and Exploration
Jedediah Smith and the First Crossing of the Sierra
Joseph Walker and Zenas Leonard
The First Immigrants and their Struggles
Fremont's Wanderings
Gold and the Way to the Mines
Mariposa and Yosemite
Big Trees
Opening of the Passes
The Central Pacific Railroad
A Scene of Wonder and Curiosity
The Whitney Survey
Clarence King's Mountaineering
John Muir and the Range of Light
Mount Whitney
Further Exploring and Climbing
National Parks and Forests
The Sierra Club and the High Sierra
Utilization and Recreation
Envoy

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