Category : Fiction
Editor : Lulu.com
ISBN : 9780359758357
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 200
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An eclectic collection of short stories and novellas plus the history behind the stories.

Category : Sports & Recreation
Editor : Big Earth Publishing
ISBN : 1565792807
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 318
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Arizona is known for its exceptional variety of topography and ecosystems. From stands of saguaro cacti and plunging canyons to high alpine forests, many are fragile areas in need of protection. All told, Arizona has some 92 wilderness areas, and author Tom Dollar provides informative descriptions for backcountry travelers wishing to explore those 65 areas accessible to the public. (Many areas are so remote they are virtually inaccessible.) This guidebook includes suggestions for hikers, along with insights into the unique natural history of such areas as Paria Canyon, Mazatzal, Organ Pipe, and Kachina Peaks wildernesses. Outdoor photographer Jerry Sieve's dramatic photographs illustrate each of the areas described.

Category : Travel
Editor : University of New Mexico Press
ISBN : 9780826364586
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 191
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Which state has the most national monuments? Where in America can you find one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World? Where is the largest contiguous forest of ponderosa pine? In Awesome Arizona, Roger Naylor, “the Dean of Arizona Travel Writers,” has amassed 200 amazing facts and fascinating commentary about his beloved state. This is the fast-paced, funny encyclopedia that lovers of Arizona have been craving. Awesome Arizona captures the essence of the sixth-largest state, from its rowdy past to its epic landscape bulging with mountains, slashed by canyons, and blown apart by volcanoes. Learn about trees that once shaded dinosaurs, the West’s most legendary gunfight, the world’s largest antique, the best-preserved meteor crater on earth, where the post office still delivers mail by mule, the longest poker game in history, how Arizona saved the unicorn, and so much more.

Category : Aeronautics
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ISBN : UIUC:30112075701679
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 980
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Category : Horse racing
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105027566269
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 776
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Category : Buildings
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ISBN : UOM:39015031961710
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 886
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Category : National parks and reserves
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ISBN : LOC:0018543767A
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 1036
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Category : Political Science
Editor : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 9780190886462
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 304
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Climate change is a profoundly social and political challenge that threatens the well-being, livelihood, and survival of people in communities worldwide. Too often, those who have contributed least to climate change are the most likely to suffer from its negative consequences and are often excluded from the policy discussions and decisions that affect their lives. People and Climate Change pays particular attention to the social dimensions of climate change. It closely examines people's lived experience, climate-related injustice and inequity, why some groups are more vulnerable than others, and what can be done about it--especially through greater community inclusion in policy change. The book offers a diverse range of rich, community-based examples from across the "Global North" and "Global South" (e.g., sacrificial flood zones in urban Argentina, forced relocation of United Houma tribal members in the United States, gendered water insecurities in Bangladesh and Australia) while posing social and political questions about climate change (e.g., what can be done about the unequal consequences of climate change by questioning and transforming social institutions and arrangements?). It serves as an essential resource for practitioners, policymakers, and undergraduate-/graduate-level educators of courses in environmental studies, social work, urban studies, planning, geography, sociology, and other disciplines that address matters of climate and environmental change.

Category : Travel
Editor : Gatekeeper Press
ISBN : 9781662932588
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 178
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The criteria for designation as an American Historic Hotel is to be at least fifty-years-old. The first ten hotels are Historic and the next seventeen are notable for unique features. Arizona is a unique state with characteristics not found elsewhere in America or the world. There are beautiful natural wonders such as the Grand Canyon, early Western history is recreated at dude ranches, and there are even historic “treatment” facilities such as the Castle Hot Springs Resort. Historic hotels capture earlier times. This comprehensive guide describes rooms, rates, and amenities. It includes details of movie locations, famous guests, and notable recipes. This history of Arizona includes hotels famous for the “Five C’s of Arizona:” Cattle, Citrus, Climate, Copper, Cotton, and even an extra C for Convalescence since doctors prescribed a visit to Arizona as treatment for many ailments. Guests armed with this knowledge can better enjoy their visit to all parts of Arizona.

Category : Sports & Recreation
Editor : Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN : 9781493014620
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 256
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Just east of the greater Phoenix area, the Superstition Mountains are a wild, rugged range of volcanic peaks, mesas, and canyons. A network of trails covers this wilderness, reaching into Sonoran desert canyons, pine forested valleys, mysterious volcanic rock formations, and jagged peaks. North of the Superstitions and still only a two hour drive from Phoenix, the Mazatzal Mountains are one of Arizona’s largest and most remote wilderness areas. You can hike for days here without seeing another hiker. Completely revised and updated, Hiking Arizona’s Superstition and Mazatzal Country, 2nd, is your ticket to exploring and enjoying this remarkable country, from the Verde River to the pine-forested peaks along the Mazatzal Crest, the jagged summits of Four Peaks, and the labyrinthine canyons of the Superstitions. This guidebook contains descriptions of enjoyable hikes from a few hours to a week in length, for everyone from family groups to ardent peak baggers. Many of the hikes are loops and have opportunities for side trips and exploration. Look inside to find: Hikes suited to every ability Mile-by-mile directional cues GPS coordinates for all trailheads as well as critical points along the hikes Easy-to-read, up-to-date maps and elevation profiles Safety, technique, and equipment tips