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The national parks portfolio

by United States. National Park Service.

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Published by U. S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: United States Department of the Interior. Ray Lyman Wilbur, secretary. National park service. Horace M. Albright, director.

Statementby Robert Sterling Yard ; revised by Isabelle F. Story, editor, National park service. --
ContributionsStory, Isabelle Florence, 1888-, Yard, Robert Sterling, 1861-1945
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE160 .U62 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination274 p. :
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24397157M
LC Control Number31027295

As a book collector, I was delighted to find a first edition copy in good condition. As I work on my own national park photography book, expressly designed to be ’s version of National Parks Portfolio and using a very similar publishing model, it is cool to hold in my hands the one that started it all – exactly a century ago. In a. THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA is a six-episode series on the history of the national parks, directed by Ken Burns and written and co-produced by Dayton Duncan.

ParksCanadaAgency. Subscribe to the Parks Canada Newsletter! Receive the seasonal Parks Canada newsletter in one simple email sent right to your inbox. Find out about events, hidden gems, trip planning, conservation and wildlife, contests, promotions and more!   I loved this book! I loved the idea first of all that a couple would give up their jobs for a couple of years to visit all 58 of the National Parks that were designated "National" Parks - a fine distinction!, and then even more that they would write about it in the form of emails to the friends who inspired them to do this/5.

Passport to Your National Parks® Explorer by Eastern National Ships with full-sized map ; Portfolio binder with 5 rings approximately 9’’ x ’’ When you participate in the Passport To Your National Parks® program, you help support America’s national parks.5/5.   The national parks portfolio by United States. National Park Service., , U.S. Govt. Print. Off. edition, in English - 5th ed. Rev. by Isabelle F. Story, editor Pages:


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The national parks portfolio by United States. National Park Service. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The national monuments were practically unknown quoted from Horace M. Albright, Director of National Park Service from the Foreward/National Parks Portfolio This Sixth Edition gives representation to twenty-two national parks and thirty-four national monuments included in 5/5(2).

NATIONAL PARKS PORTFOLIO. NATIONAL PARKS PORTFOLIO DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR. By Robert Sterling Yard. Press of Charles Scribner's Sons New York. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

yard1/ Ten years after it first came out, "The National Parks: America’s Best Idea" remains hands down the best book about the history of the National Parks. Like in the TV series of the same title that it follows almost word for word, the story is very well told. The collection of vintage pictures in black and white is remarkable/5().

National parks are areas set apart by Congress for the use of the people of the United States generally, because of some outstanding scenic feature or natural phenomena. Although many years ago several small parks were established, under present policies national parks must be sufficiently large to yield to effective administration and broad use.

The national parks portfolio, Contributor Names United States. National park service. [from old catalog] Yard, Robert Sterling, The book of the national parks, Maps on lining-papers.

Also available in digital form. About this Item: United States Dept. Of The Interior / National Park Service, Washington, D.C., Hardcover.

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