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6 edition of Sierra Nevada Natural History (California Natural History Guides) found in the catalog.

Sierra Nevada Natural History (California Natural History Guides)

by Tracy I. Storer

  • 189 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biology, Life Sciences,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Reference,
  • Natural history,
  • Nature,
  • United States - Pacific - Nevada,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • USA,
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev,
  • United States - Pacific - California,
  • Nature / General,
  • Ecology,
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatTurtleback
    Number of Pages592
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7711847M
    ISBN 100520240960
    ISBN 109780520240964
    OCLC/WorldCa52942732

    Sierra Nevada natural history; Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Internet Archive Books. American : The magnificent and much-loved Sierra Nevada, called the "Range of Light" by John Muir, is the dominant feature on the California landscape. First published forty years ago, this handbook has become an enduring natural history classic, used by thousands to learn more about virtually every aspect of this spectacular mountain range--from its superb flora and fauna to its rugged Edition: REV

    Sierra Nevada Natural History Revised Edition by Tracy I Storer available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. A guide to the plants, animals, climate, geology, physical features, and human influence in the. This is the book that can easily go backpacking with the plant enthusiast, birder, or butterfly collector."--Bruce Pavlik, Series Editor, "California Natural History Guide Series " and author of "Oaks of California" "Storer and Usinger's "Sierra Nevada Natural.

    Sierra Nevada Natural History: An Illustrated Handbook by Tracy I. Storer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Sierra Nevada Natural History: an Illustrated Handbook by Tracy I Storer; Robert L Usinger - AbeBooks. Describes the natural history of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, with a focus on the southern High Sierra region, discussing wildlife, landscapes, and geological development, and examining the cultures of prehistoric peoples such as the Western Monache and the Central Miwok.


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Product details Series: California Natural History Guides (Book 73) Paperback: pages Publisher: University of California Press; First Edition, Revised edition (September 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 5 Cited by:   Sierra Nevada Natural History: An Illustrated Handbook Hardcover – January 1, by Robert Storer, Tracy & Usinger (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). This book, on its own, has quite a bit of history.

The short entries have a lot of character and information. They definitely align better with the localities of the Sierra Nevada better than more general books of flora and fauna. There are more detailed books about wildflowers in the area.

However, the range of coverage is pretty amazing/5(19). This book describes the plants and animals of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California. The most interesting section for me was the ecological distribution (and association) section in the front of the book/5.

The magnificent and much-loved Sierra Nevada, called the "Range of Light" by John Muir, is the dominant feature on the California landscape. First published forty years ago, this handbook has become an enduring natural history classic, used by thousands to learn more about virtually every aspect of this spectacular mountain range--from its superb flora and fauna to its rugged topography.

Francis P. Farquhar () was a renowned mountaineer, former president of the Sierra Club, and author of several guidebooks to the Sierra Nevada. Francis Farquhar in Kings Canyon National Park is named in his honor/5(13).

Get this from a library. Sierra Nevada natural history. [Tracy I Storer; Robert L Usinger; David Lukas] -- A guide to the plants, animals, climate, geology, physical features, and human influence in the Sierra Nevada. The Tahoe Sierra: A Natural History guide to Hikes in the Northern Sierra CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW ON AMAZON Describes over hikes around the Lake Tahoe Basin and in the Sierra Nevada from Carson Pass area north to the Sierra Buttes.

The Sierra Nevada halts ration of the American Cordillera, a curtail of hill sorts that comprises of just incessant obligation of such ranges that run through the western “backbone” of North America, Central America, South America and Antarctica.

We are going to discuss the top 10 books on the Sierra Nevada. beloved Sierra Nevada. The goal of this publication is to provide an overview of some of the specifics about the Sierra Nevada, including its geology, climate, water resources, flora and fauna, human history, ecosystem services, and natural resource management issues associated with human development.

For those interested in natural history. I often find history books dry retellings of things best forgotten, but this was a succinct, fun read. It began to get a bit tedious once it got into more modern times - especially the chapter on the Sierra Club became a list of names.

But, everything before that was really interesting/5. The magnificent and much-loved Sierra Nevada, called the "Range of Light" by John Muir, is the dominant feature on the California landscape.

First published forty years ago, this handbook has become an enduring natural history classic, used by thousands to learn more about virtually every aspect of this spectacular mountain range from its superb flora and fauna to its rugged topography/5(36).

The magnificent and much-loved Sierra Nevada, called the Range of Light by John Muir, is the dominant feature on the California landscape. First published forty years ago, this handbook has become an enduring natural history classic, used by thousands to learn more about virtually every aspect of this spectacular mountain range--from its superb flora and fauna to its rugged topography.

Buy Sierra Nevada Natural History (): NHBS - Tracey I Storer, Robert L Usinger and David Lukas, University of California Press. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Storer, Tracy I.

(Tracy Irwin), Sierra Nevada natural history. Berkeley, University of California Press, The magnificent and much-loved Sierra Nevada, called the 'Range of Light' by John Muir, is the dominant feature on the California landscape.

First published forty years ago, this handbook has become an enduring natural history classic, used by thousands to learn more about virtually every aspect of this spectacular mountain range - from its superb flora and fauna to its rugged topography.

This is the story of the beginnings of the southern Sierra Nevada, the High Sierra region, from its birth to the historic era. It describes the geologic history, natural history, and prehistoric cultures of this major land feature, which has evolved its own unique plant and animal communities and has nurtured human habitation and growth for thousands of years/5.

The magnificent and much-loved Sierra Nevada, called the "Range of Light" by John Muir, is the dominant feature on the California landscape.

First published forty years ago, this handbook has become an enduring natural history classic, used by thousands to learn more about virtually every aspect of this spectacular mountain range—from its superb flora and fauna to its rugged : University of California Press. Sierra Nevada Natural History: An Illustrated Handbook Tracy Irwin Storer, Robert Leslie Usinger, Robert Usinger Limited preview - Sierra Nevada Natural History.

History The age of gold: the California Gold Rush and the new American dream by H.W. Brands, ISBNCrow's Range: An Environmental History Of The Sierra Nevada, by David Beesley, ISBNThe Mule Men: A History of Stock Packing in the Sierra Nevada.

Free PDF Sierra Nevada Natural History (California Natural History Guides), by Tracy I. Storer, Robert L. Usinger, David Lukas. After downloading the soft documents of this Sierra Nevada Natural History (California Natural History Guides), By Tracy I.

Storer, Robert L. Usinger, David Lukas, you could begin to review it.Home» Library» Sierra Nevada Natural History, Revised Edition Our offices are currently closed to prevent the spread of COVID Staff members are working from home and available by email.I used the original version of this book back 40 years ago when the co-author was Usinger ("Sierra Nevada Natural History" () by Storer and Usinger).

I loved that thing and annotated it variously and color coded the page edges for quick reference to groups of species/5.