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California deserts

Edmund Carroll Jaeger

California deserts

a visitor"s handbook

by Edmund Carroll Jaeger

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Stanford university press, H. Milford, Oxford university press in Stanford University, Calif, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California, Southern,
  • Mojave Desert (Calif.),
  • Colorado Desert (Calif. and Mexico),
  • California, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Deserts,
    • Natural history -- California, Southern,
    • California, Southern -- Description and travel,
    • Mojave Desert (Calif.),
    • Colorado Desert (Calif. and Mexico)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Edmund C. Jaeger; with chapters by S. Stillman Berry and Malcolm J. Rogers.
      ContributionsBerry, Samuel Stillman, 1887-, Rogers, Malcolm Jennings, 1890-1960.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF867 .J232
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 209 p.
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6365590M
      LC Control Number38003543
      OCLC/WorldCa386833

        Now, she’s out with a new study, published this month in the journal Urban Education, that helps paint a clearer picture of the nation’s “book deserts,” finding intense disparities in Author: Alia Wong. Explore The Deserts holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | There’s something undeniably artistic in the way the landscape unfolds in the California desert. Weathered volcanic peaks stand sentinel over singing sand dunes and mountains shimmering in .

      The California Desert Region consists of three main deserts including the Great Basin Desert, the Colorado Desert, and the Mojave Desert. All of the deserts in California's Desert Region are located in the eastern portion of Southern California, which encompass Imperial County, portions of Inyo County, portions of Mono County, Los Angeles County, San Diego County, Riverside County, portions of. Description of CALIFORNIA: South Coast, Deserts, & Mountains. Southern California’s Mediterranean climate is especially appealing during the dead of winter, when most of the country is locked into cold, dreary conditions day after day.5/5(1).

      California Highway Exploring the west side of the Salton Sea & Palm Wash in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park California Highway Bombay Beach at the Salton Sea, Bashford's Hot Mineral Spa, and the town of Niland, CA, home of Salvation Mountain and Slab City. The book also takes the measure of the ecological condition of these deserts today, presenting issues of conservation, management, and restoration. With its many sidebars, photographs, and featured topics, "The California Deserts "provides a unique introduction to places of remarkable and often unexpected beauty. Contents.


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