9781771621212

The National Parks of the United States A Photographic Journey

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  • ISBN13:

    9781771621212

  • ISBN10:

    1771621214

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/9/2016
  • Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre Ltd
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Summary

A stunning photography book featuring all 59 U.S. National Parks, published to coincide with the National Parks Service’s centennial

The National Parks of the United States is a stunning tribute to some of the most spectacular and diverse scenery in the world. From the peaks of Colorado to the glaciers of Alaska, from the volcanoes of Hawaii to the everglades of Florida, this handsome volume features all 59 National Parks, even the de-listed, forgotten three located in Michigan, North Dakota, and Oklahoma.

The book also provides useful details for each park including nearest city, coordinates, and size. Adding further inspirational content are personal reflections on the area quoted from a variety of perspectives, including park rangers, explorers and famous personalities such as Mark Twain, Babe Ruth and Harry S. Truman.

With a map overview of all the parks and sections dedicated to the wildlife and other protected areas, this book is a complete, breathtaking compilation of the splendor the United States park system has to offer.

Author Biography

Andrew Thomas is the winner of the 2011 Burrard-Lucas International Photography Contest. He has exhibited his work in Australia, where he lives, and gives regular photographic presentations and group workshops.

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