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Grand Canyon country

Seymour L. Fishbein

Grand Canyon country

its majesty and its lore

by Seymour L. Fishbein

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Published by National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • Travel

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    A first-person narrative takes readers to the Grand Canyon, describing its awe-inspiring sunsets, hikes on steep and treacherous trails, and other sights.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesNational Geographic park profiles :
    Statementby Seymour L. Fishbein
    SeriesNational Geographic park profiles
    ContributionsNational Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF788 .F52 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination199 p. :
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24884045M
    ISBN 100792270320, 1426205864
    ISBN 109780792270324, 9781426205866
    LC Control Number2010549798
    OCLC/WorldCa36791664


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