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The Glen Canyon country

Don D. Fowler

The Glen Canyon country

a personal memoir

by Don D. Fowler

  • 128 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University of Utah Press in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Description and travel,
  • Travel,
  • Antiquities,
  • Archaeologists,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Explorers,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-406) and index.

    StatementDon D. Fowler
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF832.G5 F69 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 424 p. :
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25001691M
    ISBN 101607811278, 1607811340
    ISBN 109781607811275, 9781607811343
    LC Control Number2010045206
    OCLC/WorldCa674936833

      When the Glen Canyon Dam was completed in , it was a major development for water management in the arid West. It also transformed Glen Canyon, sometimes described as America’s “lost national park,” into the second largest reservoir in the country. On J , Lake Powell reached its. Glen Canyon Conservancy, Page, Arizona. K likes. Glen Canyon Conservancy partners with public lands in northern Arizona and southern Utah to create learning opportunities, enhance visitor.

      About the Book In his new book, The Glen Canyon Country, archaeologist Don D. Fowler shares the history of a place and the peoples who sojourned there over the course of several thousand years. To tell this story, he weaves his personal experience as a student working on the Glen Canyon Salvage Project with accounts of early explorers. Four hours north of Phoenix, AZ lies lovely Page. coined the “Center of Canyon Country”. Page sits atop Manson Mesa overlooking miles of Lake Powell, the dramatic Glen Canyon Dam, arches and historical native ruins. Both a destination to “stay awhile” and a crossroads point for treks to Monumen.

    Wilderness River Adventures, managed by Aramark, is an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park and Glen Canyon .   The book will have a permanent place in the scholarly literature on the Glen Canyon country."--C. Melvin Aikens, University of Oregon "I have read literally dozens of books about Glen Canyon and Lake Powell. Even so, I found Don's book fresh, innovative, and a real contribution to our knowledge of this important place.


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