103 HIKES IN SOUTHWESTERN BRITISH COLUMBIA. Mary and David Macaree.
Covers U.S. border to Lytton, including Garibaldi Park. From easy lowland walks to longer, more strenuous hikes. For each hike gives round-trip distance in miles and kilometers, hiking times, elevation gain, best season, source for detailed map. Descriptions give not only trail directions, but also terrain, geologic, and scenic features plus local lore. Introduction gives tips on hiking in this area and sources of nature guides to better understand your discoveries. Map-diagrams, photographs, 224 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-916890-96-1. 1980. Order #: MOUN0860 paper$12.95.
109 WALKS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA'S LOWER MAINLAND. by Mary and David Macaree.
Covers Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Cultus Lake, Chilliwack River, Silver/Skagit, Hope, Howe Sound, Squamish/Pemberton, and Schelt areas. How to reach the hiking areas, features and route-finding for each hike along with distances, time required, elevations gained, seasons, sketch map of routes and landmarks. Maps, photos, 240 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-89886-068-7. 1983. Order #: MOUN0871 paper$10.95.
ADVENTURING IN THE ALPS. by William E. Reifsnyder and Marylou Reifsnyder.
This is "the Sierra Club travel guide to the alpine regions of France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, Italy, and Yugoslavia." Complete guide to outdoor recreation opportunities in all the alpine countries, outlining 43 best walks. Features trail descriptions and maps for each walk, with grading by difficulty, distance, and walking time; tips on winter walking and ski touring; descriptions of geography, natural history, weather, and climate; what to take and wear; glossaries of German, French, Italian, and Slovene languages. Photographs, maps, 278 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-87156-754-7. 1986. Order #: RAHO2781 paper$10.95.
ADVENTURING IN THE ANDES.
by Charles Frazier.
The Sierra Club travel guide to Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Amazon Basin, and the Galapagos Islands. The northern Andes is the land of the ancient Inca Empire, with the ruins of Machu Picchu, the jungles of the Amazon Basin, the mysterious desert painting of the Nasca, and the exotic Galapagos Islands. Book features over 100 hiking trails. Gives trip planning recommendations for clothing, best seasons, avoiding altitude sickness, gear to take, and mental preparation. Travel by land, sea, river, and air among the featured countries. There are long treks above glacier level to leisurely day hikes from native villages. Includes where to find wildlife from llama and condor of the mountains to giant tortoise of the Galapagos. Also tells of history, culture customs, and language including a glossary of local phrases. Covers points of interest in the countryside including ruins museums, and national parks. Update data pre-trip. Photographs, maps, 262 pages, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-87156-833-0. 1985. Order #: RAHO2742 paper$10.95.
AN ADVENTURE IN NEW ZEALAND. by The Cousteau Society.
Explores the people and cultures, scenery and geology, and wildlife of this fascinating land and sea area; for children. Unusual plants and animals, aboriginal population, modern cities. Color illustrations, 44 large-format pages.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-671-77072-1. Order #: SISC6029 cloth$14.00.
ADVENTURING IN THE ROCKIES. by Jeremy Schmidt.
The Sierra Club Travel Guide to the Rocky Mountain regions of the US and Canada from New Mexico north, including the national parks of Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Glacier, Banff, and Jasper. Best seasons and places for backpacking, skiing, canoing bicycling, camping, car touring, picnicking, ballooning, wildlife viewing, and more. Includes cultural events from rodeos to music and film festivals; Gives natural and human history, climate, geology, and wildlife. Suggests maps and backcountry gear. Information is presented in regions: "The Rocky Mountains", "Colorado", "Yellowstone", "Salmon River", "International Border", and "Canadian Rockies".40 photos, 9 maps, 336 pages, index.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-87156-830-6. 1986. Cover slightly scuffed. Order#: RAHO2782 paper$10.95.
ANTARCTICA: the last unspoiled continent. by Laurence Pringle.
Introduction to the ice, life, and human use of this land at the south pole. Two-thirds of the Earth's water is locked here in frozen glaciers,. Covers claims of territory by nations, wildlife including penguins and whales, operation of science bases and research projects. Color photos, 56 large-format pages, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-671-73850-X. 1992. Order #: SISC6011 cloth$15.00.
AROUND THE WORLD WITH MARK TWAIN. by Robert Cooper.
In 1895 Twain made a worldwide tour entertaining more than 100 audiences across North America--to Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, India, Sri Lanka, and South Africa. Here author Cooper retraces that journey with his and Twain's insights along the way. Appendix lists stops and performances; historical photographs, 420 pages, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 1-55970-522-1. 2000. Order #: MISC2756 cloth$27.95.
BACKPACKING IN VENEZUELA, COLOMBIA, & ECUADOR: treks in the northern Andes. by Hilary and George Bradt.
Presents 12 hikes, mostly in the highlands, that introduce volcanoes, remote Indian cultures, jungles, and fine archeology. Covers when to go, getting there, what to bring, finances, language, fitness, national parks. Photos, maps, 131 pages, bibliography, appendix, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-9505797-5-0. 1979. Order #: BRAD2877 paper$7.95.
by Marc S. Dubin.
Describes 11 backpack and day trips that are a representative sample of the best hikes from both the islands and the mainland. Introductory material tells about the country's folklore, music, and food; with English/Greek hiking vocabulary appendix. There are mountain-top shrines, villages and districts unchanged from medieval times, dense forests, dramatic ravines. , Photos, maps, 138 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-933982-25-9. 1982. Order #: BRAD2881 paper$9.95.
THE BIRDER'S CATALOGUE: the sourcebook for birding paraphernalia. by Sheila Buff.
An encyclopedia of information and sources for birders--where to see birds, optical aids, feeders, famous birders, birdhouses, bird art, charts to identify birds, birding hotspots from all over the world with best times to be there, birding organizations, and more. Color and black-and-white photographs, 256 pages, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-671-66792-0. 1989. Order #: SISC3493 paper$16.95.
COLUMBIA: an explorer's guide. by Harry P. McKeever.
Definitive guidebook to all attractions--for anglers, backpackers, sailors, history buffs, and casual tourists. Chapters describe each region: Vancouver Island, Strait of Georgia, Mainland Coast, Queen Charloette, Lower Fraser Valley, Okanagan Country, Kootenays, Cariboo, Chilcotin, Prince George to Prince Rupert and Stewart to Cassiar, Prince George to Lower Post. Photos, maps, 192 large-format pages, index.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-87701-266-0. 1982. Order #: CHRO0154 paper$8.95.
CHAMPLAIN: explorer of New France. by Mattthew G. Grant.
Children's story of exploration of St . Lawrence River and Great Lakes region of United States and Canada. Champlain eventually became governor of New France, with his main activity in Quebec, where he died on Christmas Day in 1635.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-87191-287-2. 1974. Order #: MISC3821 cloth$4.95.
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BACKPACKING IN CANADA. by Elliott Katz.
What you need to know to get information, to get there, to get supplies, where you can go. Insights on food, clothing, insects, route-finding, weather, equipment. Includes tips on winter backpacking and backpacking with children. Maps show every important backpacking area and their major trails. Photos, maps, 263 pages, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-914788-28-0. 1980. Order #: GLPE4404 paper$7.95.
THE CONCRETE BATTLESHIP: Fort Drum, El Fraile
Island, Manila Bay. by Francis J. Allen.
History of construction of concrete fort in Manila Bay in the Philippines to defend Manila from naval attack, started in 1909, part of a chain of forts across the bay entrance. Built on an island reduced to water level, the fort rises 40 feet above sea level, is 350 feet long and up to 144 feet wide, with walls as thick as 28 feet and a top deck that is 20 feet thick. Interior rooms include engine room, powder and shell rooms, mining casemate, storerooms and tankage, plotting rooms, and accommodations for 300 personnel. Mounted on top are two 14-inch guns mounted in superimposed armored turrets. It is unique in the United States design of coastal fortifications, earning the name of the "Concrete Battleship". Photographs, drawings, map. 64 large-format pages. Perfect-bind spine. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-929521-06-4. Revised Edition. Order #: PIHI1421 paper$8.95.
MANNING PARK. Harcombe.
Guide to trails, accesses, park facilities of this British Columbia park. Maps, photos, 96 pages.
Inventory = 8. ISBN: 0-916890-76-7. Order #: MOUN0867 paper$6.95.
A FIELD GUIDE TO PACIFIC COAST SHELLS. by Percy A. Morris.
How to identify 945 kinds of shells of the Pacific Coast, the Gulf of California, and Hawaii--where to find, how to prepare and arrange a collection. 73 plates show photographs of the species, many in two views to aid in identification. Text gives common and scientific names, geographical distribution, habitat, and detailed description for all species including other names, life cycle, and economic importance. Glossary, index, 331 pages.
Inventory = 2.ISBN:0-395-18322-7. 1966. Order #: HOMI2260 paper$15.95.
A FIELD GUIDE TO SHELLS OF THE PACIFIC COAST AND HAWAII. by Percy A. Morris.
Introduces the collecting of shells of marine clams and snails, when and how to do it along the Pacific Coasts from San Diego to the Arctic seas and including Hawaii. Organizes shells into three main categories: West Coast pelecypods (clams) and West Coast Gastropods (snails) and Hawaiian mollusks and then describes families and genera for each. Classification chart included for mollusks and terminology for univalve and bivalve shells. Illustrated with 49 plates grouping like kinds, some in color, 240 pages, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: None. 1964. First edition. Owner's signature in front. Order #: HOMI2397 cloth$12.95.
A FIELD GUIDE TO SHELLS OF THE PACIFIC COAST AND HAWAII, including the Gulf of California. by Percy A. Morris.
Introduces the collecting of shells of marine clams and snails, when and how to do it along the Pacific Coasts from San Diego to the Arctic seas and including the Gulf of California and Hawaii. Organizes shells into seven main categories: West Coast pelecypods (clams), West Coast gastropods (snails), West Coast amphineruans and scaphopods, Gulf of California pelecypods, Gulf of California gastropods, Hawaiian pelecypods, and Hawaiian gastropods and then describes families and genera for each. Classification chart included for mollusks and terminology for univalve and bivalve shells. Illustrated with 72 plates grouping like kinds, some in color, 332 pages, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: None. 1966. Second edition. Owner's signature in front. Order #: HOMI9377 cloth$12.95.
A FIELD GUIDE TO THE ATLANTIC SEASHORE. by Kenneth L. Gosner.
How to identify the plant and animal life you find at the seashore; which species occur together and where to look for them; their ranges, habitats, and life cycles. Describes 1047 plant and animal species--such as mollusks, seaweeds, barnacles, crabs, jellyfish, sponges, and many other groups--with key identification features as well as accounts of habitats, habits, reproduction cycles, and association with other life forms. Detailed habitat descriptions explain where, when, and how to find seashore animals and plants--buy geographic range, tidal level, season, topography, and climate. Thorough species coverage from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras. extending with species' range south to the West Indies and north to the Arctic. Over 1000 illustrations with 217 in color for quick and accurate identification. Peterson Identification System groups similar species for ready comparison. 345 pages, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-395-31828-9. 1978. Title page loose. Order #: HOMI2678 vinyl$11.95.
FROMMER'S BUDGET TRAVEL GUIIDE: Mexico '95 on $45 a day. by Marita Adair.
Identifies top sites to allow you to create your own customized tour. Itineraries and custom tours are also provided. Gives checklists of sightseeing highlights by region--Baja, Copper Canyon, Pacific Coast,, central area, Mexico City, Yucatan, Cancun & Cozumel, Gulf Coast. Details hotels and restaurants but check for current situations. 744 pages, 53 maps, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN:0-671-88384-4. 1994. Order #: MACM8609 paper$16.95.
FROMMER'S COMPREHENSIVE TRAVEL GUIIDE: Thailand. by John Levy and Kyle McCarthy.
Sections on getting to know Thailand--geography, history, and people; art and architecture: religion, myth, folklore. Planning a trip--when to go with climate, holidays, and events; travel concerns including what to pack. Special features on Bangkok, beaches, Central Plains, Frontier, North. Includes lodging and dining information, now dated. 30 maps, 384 pages, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN:0-671-84913-1. 1994. Order #: MACM8567 paper$17.95.
FROMMER'S COMPREHENSIVE TRAVEL GUIIDE: Yucatan '95-'96--includes Cancun & Cozumel. by Marita Adair.
Starts with the geography, history, people, and politics of Mexico, then into art and architecture plus religion, folklore, and social life. Gives ideas about traveling including what to pack, adventure and educational travel, then the special attractions like the Mayan temples and the Caribbean coast. Museums are included. Update pre-trip. 324 pages, 23 maps, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN:0-671-88384-4. 1994. Order #: MACM8540 paper$13.95.
GAME PARKS AND NATURE RESERVES OF SOUTHERN AFRICA (Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to the).
Over 700 destinations and many activities: accommodations, hiking, camping info. Over 1,300 illustrations and maps, 440 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-947008-66-7. Order #: PUTN7063 cloth$30.00.
GRAND BAHAMA. by P.J. H. Barratt.
Tells of the shallow seas off this island, situated along what is almost a land bridge between Florida and Venezuela that includes the Caribbean Islands. The island itself is also low, 60 feet at its high point. Geology, climate, and natural history are presented as well as first people, discovery by Columbus, and settlers, their economy, and government changes. Appendixes give details on special island places and their names. Photographs, maps, 206 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-8117-0751-2. 1972. Order #: STAC3118 cloth$8.95.
THE GREAT CASTLE HOTELS OF EUROPE.
by Phil Philcox and Beverly Boe.
Experience the ambiance of nobility for the price of a bed one night. Presents locations and characteristics of hundreds of classic lodging places throughout Austria, France, Great Britain, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, and Italy. Update pre-trip. Color photos, 239 pages.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-89651-268-1. Order #: B&LP0632 cloth$17.95.
HIKING AND WALKING GUIDE TO EUROPE. by Arthur Howcroft & Ricchard Sale.
Off the beaten path in Europe. Compact source for when and where to go and what to expect. Covers all countries of Europe and the British Isles, Eastern Europe, and Greece. Presents recommended walking areas, European long-distance foothpaths, local walking custom and routes, language advice, when to travel, hazards and dangers, sources for maps and guides. Regional map, 137 pages.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-8842-9545-0. 1984.Order #: MISC1678 paper$7.95.
HIKING TRAILS OF THE SUNSHINE COAST (BC). by Rita Percheson, Pam Gross, and Sandy Barrett..
Walks, hikes, climbs, and cross-country ski trips on the coast of British Columbia: from earth-shaking saltwater cataracts to cool flower-filled meadows, this easy-to-carry guide offers a complete range of short family-style meadow walks to high country excursions to challenge experienced outdoors folks. Includes helpful hiking tips for this area, and a special section on cross-country skiing. Photos, maps, 112 smaller pages.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-913140-41-4. 1979. Order #: SIGN3143 paper$5.95.
HISTORICAL ATLAS OF THE WORLD. by R. R. Palmer.
Presents maps of the world and of nations showing changes in country borders that have occurred and geographic aspects of important periods such as the Roman Empire at several periods, Age of Discovery, the Ottoman Empire of 1529-1789, America's Revolutionary War, the United States 1775-1800, the Civil War and Campaigns of the Civil War, Europe 1922-1940 and Europe after World War II. 40 large-format (10 1/2 by 14 inches) pages, 53 maps most with inset maps, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-528-83081-3. 1965. Order #: RAMC2800 paper$5.95.
ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE GAME PARKS & NATURE PRESERVES OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. edited by Alan Duggan, The Reader's Digest Association.
Nowhere else on Earth is there such an abundance of fauna and flora as South Africa and with so many places to see and enjoy it. Describes 9 regions and areas within them for seeing wildlife, also listing individual national parks. Special features include Hiking and Backpacking, Bird-watching for the Novice, Beneath the Waves, Star Gazing, Through the Lens, On Safari, and more. Appendixes with color drawings identify the species of flora, insects and other invertebrates, aquatic life, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Color photographs, drawings, and maps, 440 large-format pages, index.
Inventory = 2.ISBN: 0-947-0086-7. 1991. Order #; RAHO7063 cloth$30.00.
by Bill Dalton.
Covers geography, flora and fauna, ethnology, and culture of main islands--historical sites, nature reserves, arts and crafts centers. Travel by boat, bus, horse, and foot through the cities, mountains, beaches, and villages of this largest archipelago in the world. Chapters include fauna and flora, climate, history, the people, language, religion, events. Specific chapters on 8 regions. Photos, maps, 601 pages, index.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-918373-04-2. 1985. Order #: MOON2009 paper$19.95.
INTO THE HEART: one man's pursuit of love and knowledge among the Yanomana.
by Kenneth Good.
Archeologist's account of living with southern Venezuela tribe for 12 years and learning their customs and methods of survival, courtship, hunting, warring, and drug rituals. And his marriage to Yarima, one of the tribe. Photos,349 pages, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-671-72874-1. 1991. Order #: SISC7159 cloth$22.95.
JAPAN HANDBOOK. by J. D. Bisignani.
Comprehensive travel guide with practical info for finding out-of-the-way spots and enjoying the country on a budget. Finds classical theater, neon-lit nightspots, sports, martial arts, and cultural, artistic, and religious studies. Covers the land, what to take, climate, history, government, the economy, the people,Verify data pre-trip. Glossary, photos, maps, 504 pages, index.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-9603322-2-7. 1983. Covers scuffed. Order #: MOON2008 paper$12.95.
JAPANESE-WELCOME TO GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK: an explosion of life and color. by Jackie Gilmore.
Japanese-language text explores the famous features of Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming--elk and moose, fire effects, the grand mountains, park history, scenery, 24pages, color photographs.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-931895-16-2. 1991.Order # GRTE1333 paper $8.95. This is the Japanese-language version. For Spanish version, see "Bienvenidos..." GRTE1331 above on this page; For German version see "Willkommen..." GRTE1332 below on this page. For French version see "Bienvenue..." GRTE1336 above on this page.
KAMLOOPS--an angler's study of the Sloops trout. by Steve Raymond.
The Kamloops area of British Columbia contains hundreds of lakes with big trout, and this book tells
how to fish for them--feeding habits, flies to use, methods. Also relates history of the species which has produced fish catches of both large numbers and large sizes.
Discussion of fish life history, feeding, management, flies to use, tackle and techniques. Once considered a separate trout species it has also been classified a subspecies of rainbow trout, the kamloops rainbow, now transplanted into several U.S. areas. Maps of fishing waters, black and white photos plus color illustrations of flies, 252 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-936608-09-9. Covers lightly scuffed. Order #: FRAM6092 paper$9.95.
KAYAKING THE VERMILLION SEA: eight hundred miles down the Baja. by Jonathan Waterman.
A two-month sea kayak journey
and its adventures in Baja California, Mexico. Recounts history of region and encounters with tides, storms, wildlife and thoughts about over-fishing of the sea, people encountered, and local customs such as Day of the Dead. Photos, 223 pages.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-684-80242-2. 1995. Order #: SISC0104 cloth$22.00.
THE LIGHTHOUSE ENCYCLOPEDIA; the definitive reference. by Ray Jones.
An in-depth look at the history of light towers from ancient Egypt to modern ones. Provides an alphabetical guide to the people, places, events, and ingenious equipment that make lighthouses special. Facts and photos of lighthouses in 18 different countries. Reveals much variety and ingenuity in the settings and architecture that solves local needs and preferences; these structures are much more than simple towers.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-7627-2735-7. 2004. Order #: GLPE3788 cloth$27.95.
THE LOW COUNTRIES: arts and society in Flanders and the Netherlands--a yearbook, 1993-94. by Flemish-Netherlands Foundation "Stichting ons Erfdeel."
Surveys contemporary history and culture, arts and society in Flanders and The Netherlands, as well as their heritage--painters, poets, dancers, sculptors, museums, with samples of their art. Prepared for English-speaking peoples. Color illustrations, 326 pages.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 90-70831-69-4. 1995-96. Order #: MISC8526 paper$76.00.
THE MAVERICK GUIDE TO NEW ZEALAND.
by Robert W. Bone.
A combination lecture, gossip session, and practical guide that gives facts about this country based on solid research that are reliable for travelers. Inside tips on things to see and do and the history, language, and culture of the country. Tells of weather and climate, mountains and volcanoes, flora and fauna. Details features and travel in six regions. ,Maps, 308 pages, index.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-88289-470-6. 1986. Order #: PELI2805 paper$11.95.
MEET THE MAMMALS OF WATERTON-GLACIER INTERNATIONAL PEACE PARK. by Robert C. Gildart III.
All the park species and how they live in this area of Montana and Alberta, Canada. Tells of the predator/prey conflict as being with a purpose, presents mammals and their ecological role. Organizes species as small primary consumers (hares pika marmots, etc.) and large primary consumers (elk deer, moose, sheep, goat, bison), as small secondary consumers (shrews, raccoon bats, skunk, and more) an large secondary consumers (lion, lynx, fox, wolf). Finally the "opportunists are presented--grizzly bear and black bear. Diagram shows plant community variations with altitude wind, temperature and moisture. Discusses the future for wildlife. Map, color photos, 48 pages.
Inventory = 4.ISBN: None. 1979. Order #: GLAC0550 paper$5.95.
Thirteen sites/sights in rural western Mexico. Photos, maps, 160 pages.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-911518-6-6. Order #: TOUC1495 paper$8.95.
MOUNTAIN MEN: a history of the remarkable climbers and determined eccentrics who first scaled the world's most famous peaks. by Mike Conefrey & Tim Jordan.
Chronicles the characters who operated in conditions of equipment, terrain knowledge, and mountaineering technique all of which were primitive compared to today's standards. Tells the stories of climbers of the Matterhorn, McKinley (Denali), Everest, and K2, and others. There is the ascent of Mont Black by Albert Smith with 16 guides and 18 porters, Edward Whymper on the Matterhorn who lost four party members shortly after summiting, Maurice Wilson who froze on Everest although counting on God's protection. A chapter asks, "Why climb?"
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-306-81129-4. 2002. Order #: MISC6589 cloth$23.00.
MY LIFE WITH THE CHIMPANZEES. by Jane Goodall.
The fascinating story of one of the world's most celebrated naturalists. Goodall ventured into the forests of Africa to learn of the ways of wild chimpanzees--intelligent animals whose lives, in work and play and family relationships, she found to bear a surprising resemblance to our own. Photographs, 166 pages.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-671-56271-1. 1996. Order #: SISC6322 paper$3.99.
NAHANNI TRAILHEAD: a year in the northern wilderness. by Joanne Ronan Moore.
Account of stay on Canada's remote South Nahanni Rive in the Northwest Territory: traveling by foot, canoe, ski, and snowshoe from the log cabin they built themselves.
Presented as a log of adventures and misadventures from June of one year to June of the next. How they managed with no outside source of food or supplies and their thoughts and joys during their time "alone". An intriguing read for others who would "get away". Photographs, maps, lists of supplies and food taken, 240 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-89886-093-8. 1980. Order #: MOUN2635 paper$9.95.
NYIRAGONGO: the forbidden volcano.
by Haroun Tazieff.
Story of exploring this active volcano in east central Africa. Explains the techniques by which descent was made to the molten lava lake and observations made there as the lava surged, then skinned as it cooled--instruments used to collect samples, clothing and gear selected for rough terrain, gas, and heat.. Color photos, 287 pages.
Inventory = 4. ISBN: 0-8196-5296-X. 1979. Order #: BARR3947 cloth$12.95.
ONE RIVER: explorations and discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest. by Wade Davis.
Account of 12 year exploration of the Amazon basin by biologist who collected some 21 thousand botanical specimens including 300 new to science, travel by dugout canoe, learning of the perseverance and wisdom, lifeways, and cultures of native peoples and of the habitat destruction by clearing of forest landscape. Photographs, 537 pages, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-681-80886-2. 1996. Order #: SISC8811 cloth$27.50.
#PELICAN GUIDE TO THE BAHAMAS.
In-depth look at these 700 islands beginning only 50 miles off Florida's Atlantic coast for visitors on short or extended excursions and on all budgets. Maps, 353 pages.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-88289-380-7. 1985. Order #: PELI2807 paper$12.95.
SIVALAYA: explorations of the 8000-metre peaks of the Himalaya. by Louis C. Baume.
Crowning the Himalaya are 4 peaks over 8000 meters in height; these are the Sivalaya. Here is presented a comprehensive chronology of journeys, expeditions, and ascents involving these highest peaks plus an extensive bibliography pertaining to them. Expeditions covered include those from many nations and some all-woman teams. Tells of aspects of routes taken and incidents on the climbs and from international conflict, including in at least one case being incarcerated. Maps and peak diagrams, 348 pages.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-916890-71-6. 1979. Order #: MOUN0879 paper$9.95.
SOUTH AMERICA RIVER TRIPS: Volume 1.
by George N. Bradt.
Background information on health concerns, equipment, natural history, museums, security, jungle cuisine, plus when to go plus 10 river trips in Colombia, Equador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Brazil.. Considers jungle ecology, forest types, people of the Amazon Basin, animals, insects, birds, and pests and potential maladies. Bring presents for natives. Travel can be by raft, canoe, motorized canoe, or cargo boat. Check for recent developments. Photographs, drawings, maps, 103 pages.
Inventory = ISBN: 0-933982-13-5. 1981. Order #: BRAD2879 paper$8.95.
SOUTH AMERICA RIVER TRIPS: Volume 2.
by Tanis & Martin Jordan.
Emphasizes rivers in Venezuela, Surinam, Brazil, and Peru involving several national parks and nature preserves, with useful tips and experiences. Tells how to plan a river expedition; choose a boat, tent, hammock, and other equipment; jungle clothes; medical precautions and fitness; rapids and other river hazards; camping and fire; aspects of rivers useful in navigation. Photos, drawings, maps, 120 pages, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-933982-24-0. 1982. Order #: BRAD2880 paper$9.95.
SOUTH PACIFIC HANDBOOK. by David Stanley.
Travel guide to islands plus Australia and New Zealand. Includes Easter Island, Micronesia, Fiji, Tahiti, Hawaii; historical notes and special Galapagos supplement. Includes Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Anglonesia with the land, economy, people, fauna, history, government. Verify data with time factors. Photos, drawings, maps, 581 pages, index.
Inventory = 2.ISBN: 0-9803322-3-5.1984. Order #: MOON2007 paper$15.95.
STRUGGLE AND SURVIVAL IN COLONIAL AMERICA. by David G. Sweet & Gary B. Nash.
Stories of 23 individual inhabitants of Spanish, English, and Portuguese colonies in the New World between the 16th and 19th centuries. Persons of both genders and all classes and races of colonial society deal creatively and pragmatically with the challenges of their social world, not always successful. Includes a priest, a slave, a millwright and others. Illustrations, 406 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-520-04501-7.Order #: UNCA1603 paper$8.95.
TRAVELERS'MEDICAL RESOURCE: a guide to health and safety worldwide. by William W. Forgey.
Gives specific advice for traveling to 219 countries. Explains diseases of risk, immunizations, embassies, insurance. Considers food and dairy product safety, purification of water, 63 specific illnesses with causes, symptoms, and treatments, and their symptoms plus self-care in the event of less serious mishaps or before medical care is located. Discusses risks by country, travel and pregnancy, even motion sickness. Ensure currency of advice given. 894 pages, index.
Inventory = 2.ISBN: 0-934802-62-9. 1990. Order #: ICSB7124 paper$19.95.
MYTHS OF THE SEA. by Cynthia Fansler Behrman.
Explores the importance of the sea to the culture of England and national purpose historically. This island nation assumed a right to control passage on the sea, to police its waters, and to settle international disputes, presenting a national image of history, identity, and purpose. For instance, England's worldwide maritime charts for a long time were the best and used widely by many nations. Bibliography, chapter notes, 188 pages.
Inventory = 8.ISBN: 0-8214-0351-6. 1977. Order #: SWAL3243 cloth$12.95.
WALKS &CLIMBS IN THE PYRENEES.
by Kevv Reynolds.
Describes extensive mountain range on France-Spain border, including both traditional and high-level routes, plus climbing. Chapters include "national parks", "mountains, flowers, and animals", "pioneers", "notes for climbers and walkers", "notes on the high route", "huts", and more. Specific tips on route direction, equipment needed, features of 27 routes. Ensure currency of data pre-trip. Photographs, maps, 206 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-902363-50-6. 1983. Order #: BRAD5947 paper$9.95.
WATERTON AND NORTHERN GLACIER TRAILS FOR HIKERS AND RIDERS. by Andy Russell.
Covers 62 hikes primarily in the Canada part of this international park that straddles the U.S./Canada border at Montana/British Columbia-Alberta. Introduction gives history of region, brief geology, bears and other safety concerns, fishing, camping, hiking, and riding. Trail descriptions include trailhead access, location, length, difficult level, interesting features, horse use, notes. Photos, maps, 110 pages, index.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-920457-002. 1984. Order #: GLAC0553 paper$6.95.
WELCOME TO GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK: an explosion of life and color. by Jackie Gilmore.
Text in French, Spanish, German, or Japanese explores the famous features of Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming--elk and moose, fire effects, the grand mountains, park history, scenery, 24pages, color photographs.
Order # GRTE paper $8.95. For Japanese-language version, see "Japanese..." GRTE1333 above on this page; for Spanish version, see "Bienvenidos..." GRTE1331 above on this page; for German version see "Willkommen..." GRTE1332 below on this page; for French version see "Bienvenue..." GRTE1336 above on this page.
WHITE RIVER, BROWN WATER: a record-making kayak journey down the Amazon.
by Alan Holman.
Account of 4,000-mile solo float in a fiberglass boat from the Amazon River's turbulent Andean headwaters through the jungle past rapids; trading with native Americans and viewing their culture, economy, and lifeways; then battling commercial river traffic, tides, and the Atlantic Ocean. Color photos, 192 pages, map, cargo list, glossary.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-89886-113-6. 1985. Order #: MOUN2611 cloth$13.95.
WILDEST BRITAIN: a visitor's guide to the national parks.
by Roland `Smith.
Outdoor areas in England and Wales noted for their scenery, natural curiosities, ruins and historical associations, and varied activities. Includes natural history of the ten parks, man/s influence on the landscape, the built environment, with suggestions for walks or drives. Points out threats to the areas.156 photos (60 in color), 11 maps, 224 large-format pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-7137-1270-8. 1983. Order #: STER4564 cloth$16.95.
#WONDERS OFTHE WORLD.
Clark. Color photos,
95 large-format pages. Minor tear on 1 page.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: . Order #: MISC3858 cloth$11.95.
YUKON GHOST TOWN ATLAS. by Garnet Basque.
Locates 71 ghost towns, forts, historic trails, and Indian villages, and gives their history as it occurred at points shown on detailed color maps to give a geographic and spatial perspective to events helping to understand the interactions resulting from their positions relative to each other. 21 large-format pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1981. Order #: SUFI9433 paper$4.95.
YUKON SOLO: a canoing epic from the great stormy river's source to the Bering Sea. by Karel Dohnal.
Tale of solo canoe trip 1,930-miles down the Yukon River, in 66 days. Recounts storms, loss of gear, bears and other wildlife encountered, trappers' cabins, riverbank junk, salmon fishwheels, natives and other people met along the way all recorded in a log book with frequent dated entries. Photographs, 222 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-8323-0421-2. 1984. Order #: BIMO6566 paper$8.95.
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