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 - Mono Lake: Mirror of Imagination (Companion Press) by Mark Schlenz (1996-12-31)
Mono Lake: Mirror of Imagination (Companion Press) by Mark Schlenz (1996-12-31)

  • ASIN: B01K0TSBGA
 - Mono Lake Basin  (Images of America)
Mono Lake Basin (Images of America)

Mono Lake dominates the volcanic landscape east of the Sierra Nevada between Yosemite National Park and Nevada. The lake’s unusual water chemistry produces algae and brine shrimp, feeding millions of birds and creating strange mineral formations called tufa, for which the lake is famed. From the early days of the Kuzedika Paiutes to the arrival of miners and settlers in the late 19th century, the lake has stood sentinel for the surrounding camps, mines, and towns. Around the lake, the town of Lee Vining has served travelers and residents since 1926, and Carson Camp has been a recreational destination for generations. Some of the world’s earliest hydroelectric plants were established here, and Los Angeles began diverting streams and channeling their waters beneath the Mono Craters to the city’s aqueduct in the 1940s. Impacts of those water diversions gradually became apparent, generating controversy around this otherwise placid landscape.

  • ASIN: 0738559091
 - Storm over Mono: The Mono Lake Battle and the California Water Future
Storm over Mono: The Mono Lake Battle and the California Water Future

A dramatic environmental saga unfolds in John Hart's compelling story of the fight to save Mono Lake. This ancient inland sea, in the eastern Sierra near Yosemite National Park, is among the oldest in North America. But over the past fifty years, as its feeder streams were steadily drained to supply water to ever-growing, ever-thirsty Los Angeles, the lake's water volume eventually was reduced by half. Mono Lake's bizarre but productive ecosystem began to collapse: salinity greatly increased, nesting and migrating birds were threatened, and fierce alkali dust storms became a common occurrence.Then, in the mid-1970s, a handful of people, most of them students with minimal financial resources, began a campaign to save the dying lake. They took on not only Los Angeles but the entire state government and a whole way of thinking about water. Their fight seemed doomed in the beginning, but long years of grassroots education and effort finally paid off. In 1994, the California Water Resources Control Board ruled that Los Angeles's use of Mono Lake's waters be restricted. Over time, the lake will return to a healthy condition.John Hart integrates natural, social, and political history into a story that is a source of hope for anyone concerned about the environment. Storm over Mono demons...

  • ASIN: 0520203682
 - The Sagebrush Ocean, Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Natural History Of The Great Basin
The Sagebrush Ocean, Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Natural History Of The Great Basin

Noted writer and photographer Stephen Trimble mixes eloquent accounts of personal experiences with clear explication of natural history. His photographs capture some of the most spectacular but least-known scenery in the western states. The Great Basin Desert sweeps from the Sierra to the Rockies, from the Snake River Plain to the Mojave Desert. "Biogeography" would be one way to sum up Trimble's focus on the land: what lives where, and why. He introduces concepts of desert ecology and discusses living communities of animals and plants that band Great Basin mountains—from the exhilarating emptiness of dry lake-beds to alpine regions at the summits of the 13,000-foot Basin ranges.This is the best general introduction to the ecology and spirit of the Great Basin, a place where "the desert almost seems to mirror the sky in size," where mountains hold "ravens, bristlecone pines, winter stillness—and unseen, but satisfying, the possibility of bighorn sheep." Trimble's photographs come from the backcountry of this rugged land, from months of exploring and hiking the Great Basin wilderness in all seasons; and his well-chosen words come from a rare intimacy with the West.

  • Brand: Brand: University of Nevada Press
  • ASIN: 0874173434
 - Yosemite & the Southern Sierra Nevada: Includes Mammoth Lakes, Sequoia, Kings Canyon & Death Valley - A Great Destination (Explorer's Guides)
Yosemite & the Southern Sierra Nevada: Includes Mammoth Lakes, Sequoia, Kings Canyon & Death Valley - A Great Destination (Explorer's Guides)

Awarded "Best Guidebook" by the Outdoor Writers of CA, "Best Travel Guidebook" by the Bay Area Travel Writers, and a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award by the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation.The only complete guide to California's southern Sierra Nevada--some of the most stunning wilderness in North America--is better than ever in this revised, updated edition. Detailed reviews of lodging, dining, and recreation, plus outfitters, campsites, trails, and points of historic and cultural interest. More than 100 photographs by the best contemporary professional photographers, as well as from historic archives. Includes chapters on Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Mammoth Lakes, the Owens Valley and the Eastern Sierra, and Death Valley."This is the definitive (as well as wonderfully eccentric) guide to the immensity of the southern Sierra and Owens Valley. John Muir would be pleased." --Mike Davis, author of City of Quartz and Ecology of Fear

  • ASIN: 1581571402
 - CRUSTAL STRUCTURE BETWEEN LAKE MEAD, NEVADA, AND MONO LAKE, CALIFORNIA
CRUSTAL STRUCTURE BETWEEN LAKE MEAD, NEVADA, AND MONO LAKE, CALIFORNIA

  • ASIN: B00KJ14FZG
 - Inyo National Forest, California/Nevada
Inyo National Forest, California/Nevada

Year - 2018 Scale - 1/2 Inch Per Mile Topo Lines - No Shaded Relief - Yes Paper Tiger Region 5 The Inyo National Forest is an outdoor playground for millions of visitors every year. The Forest extends 165 miles along the California and Nevada border, and covers about 2 million acres. Located mostly on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada ranger, the Forest contains pristine lakes, high elevation meadows, winding streams, unique Jeffrey Pine forests, rugged peaks, and arid Great Basin mountains. Elevations range from 4000' in Owens Valley, to 14,496' at Mt. Whitney, the highest peak in the contiguous United States.

  • ASIN: B07JK2G5N7
 - The Color of Culture II
The Color of Culture II

the color culture2

  • Brand: Brand: Impact Communications Pub Div
  • ASIN: 0963560581
 - Down Mexico Way (The Lone Star Reloaded Series Book 4)
Down Mexico Way (The Lone Star Reloaded Series Book 4)

In the seven years since he was stranded in 1836 in the body of William Barret Travis, Will Travers has managed to win Texas independence without the costly massacres he recalled from his own history and forge a peace treaty with the Comanche. As 1843 dawns he faces his greatest challenge yet. Mexico has renewed its war of reconquest. A new general is in charge of Mexico’s army, bringing new strategies to blunt Will’s modern tactics and superior weapons.To counter this new threat, thousands of men from towns and farms across the Republic of Texas volunteer to defend their hard-earned freedom. Although heartened by this display of patriotism, Will knows a war of attrition favors Mexico and will destroy the fragile Republic. He turns to a few resourceful men to devise new weapons. Even that won't be enough. He must also find a way to out-think his wily adversary if he wishes to save everything he’s worked so hard to build.

  • ASIN: B07FZT23TG
 - A Way Across the Mountain: Joseph Walker's 1833 Trans-Sierran Passage and the Myth of Yosemite's Discovery
A Way Across the Mountain: Joseph Walker's 1833 Trans-Sierran Passage and the Myth of Yosemite's Discovery

From July to November 1833, Joseph R. Walker led a brigade of fifty-eight fur trappers, with two hundred horses and a year’s provisions, from the Rocky Mountains of Wyoming to the Pacific coast of central California. Toward the end of their journey the Walker brigade crossed the Sierra Nevada, becoming the first non-Native people to traverse the range from east to west. That crossing, made long and brutal by bewildering terrain and deep snow, is widely and rightly considered a milestone in the exploration of intermontane North America. Following Walker’s death in 1876, an alluring tale arose concerning his trans-Sierran route. In the course of the crossing, goes the story, Walker found himself on the northern rim of Yosemite Valley at the plungepoint of North America’s tallest waterfall, staring into the most awesome mountain chasm on the continent. Over the decades since then, this time-honored tale has hardened to folklore. Dozens of historical works have construed it as a towering moment in the opening of the West. But in fact this tale of Yosemite’s discovery has no basis or support in firsthand accounts of the 1833 Sierran crossing. Moreover, there is much in those accounts that contradicts Yosemite lore, and much that points to a trans-Sierran route well north of Y...

  • ASIN: 0870624326
 - Mountain Biking the Eastern Sierra's Best 100 Trails
Mountain Biking the Eastern Sierra's Best 100 Trails

Book by Hemmingway-Douglass, Reanne, Davis, Mark, Douglass, Don

  • Brand: Brand: Fineedge.Com Llc
  • ASIN: 0938665421
 - Report on Topaz Lake, Douglas County, Nevada, Mono County, California: EPA Region IX
Report on Topaz Lake, Douglas County, Nevada, Mono County, California: EPA Region IX

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was introduced on December 2, 1970 by President Richard Nixon. The agency is charged with protecting human health and the environment, by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress. The EPA's struggle to protect health and the environment is seen through each of its official publications. These publications outline new policies, detail problems with enforcing laws, document the need for new legislation, and describe new tactics to use to solve these issues. This collection of publications ranges from historic documents to reports released in the new millennium, and features works like: Bicycle for a Better Environment, Health Effects of Increasing Sulfur Oxides Emissions Draft, and Women and Environmental Health.

  • ASIN: 1289697566
 - Mono Lake BasinMONO LAKE BASIN by Carle, David (Author) on Nov-01-2008 Paperback
Mono Lake BasinMONO LAKE BASIN by Carle, David (Author) on Nov-01-2008 Paperback

  • ASIN: B008KUQ51K
 - Tufa at Mono Lake, Sierra Nevada, California 36x28 Gallery Wrapped Stretched Canvas Art by Fitzharris, Tim
Tufa at Mono Lake, Sierra Nevada, California 36x28 Gallery Wrapped Stretched Canvas Art by Fitzharris, Tim

This is a high quality open edition gallery wrapped canvas art. The giclee canvas is produced with the highest quality archival canvas that is guaranteed not to fade for 99 years. The canvas art is stretched around a 2 1/4" x 1" wood stretcher bar. Since this is a gallery wrap, a mirrored image of the art will be wrapped around the sides of the art piece. The high quality art is in stock and stretched within a business day of order placement. All of our art is Made in the U.S.A. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

  • Color: Gallery Wrapped Canvas
  • Brand: ArtDirect
  • ASIN: B07STH15YQ
 - Mono Lake, Sierra Nevada, California 24x20 Gold Ornate Wood Framed Canvas Art by Bierstadt, Albert
Mono Lake, Sierra Nevada, California 24x20 Gold Ornate Wood Framed Canvas Art by Bierstadt, Albert

  • ASIN: B01BIVDLSW
  • UPC: 643676224297
 - Sex Matters
Sex Matters

The Unedited Truth About Sex· Is hooking up really wrong?· What about living together if you fall in love?· If the Bible bans sex before marriage . . . is everything else fair game?· What about same-sex relationships? Since when does God deny any kind of true love?Great questions . . . but who has the answers? Our culture creates a lot of confusion about sex. Honestly, sometimes it's difficult to know who's telling the truth. On one hand, when we read our Bibles or go to church, we hear how God's design is to wait for sex and save that kind of intimacy for marriage. But on the other hand, when we go to school, turn on the TV, or listen to many of the songs on our favorite playlists . . . they say quite the opposite. Naturally, this makes many of us wonder. Who's right? Sex seems fun. How can something so natural be off-limits?In Sex Matters, Jonathan McKee tackles all of these questions, giving you the frank, unvarnished truth about sex--regardless how awkward or embarrassing."Sex Matters provides super-helpful, truthful answers to the big questions you've wondered about, but never asked. Way better than anything you'll find through a web search."--Scott Rubin, junior high pastor, Willow Creek Community Church"'Just don't do it' isn't enough. Let's face it. Today's young p...

  • Brand: Baker Pub Group/Baker Books
  • ASIN: 0764222139
 - Mark Twain: His Adventures at Aurora and Mono Lake
Mark Twain: His Adventures at Aurora and Mono Lake

Author's signature on title page. Cover edgeworn. Back of cover creased/

  • Brand: Brand: Tree By the River Pub
  • ASIN: 0935174176
 - Quaternary History of the Mono Valley, California. the Classic Geologic Study of the Mono Lake Watershed and Adjacent Sierra Nevada. Reprinted From the Eighth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey, 1889
Quaternary History of the Mono Valley, California. the Classic Geologic Study of the Mono Lake Watershed and Adjacent Sierra Nevada. Reprinted From the Eighth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey, 1889

This book is in good condition! RustyRiver offers fast daily shipping and 100% customer satisfaction GUARANTEED! Moderate wear to cover.

  • ASIN: B004138H2A

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