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Author Wohl, Ellen E., 1962-

Title Of rock and rivers : seeking a sense of place in the American West / Ellen Wohl.

Imprint Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    508.78 WOH    Available
Description xix, 267 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-260) and index.
Contents The Western reserve -- A sense of space -- River days: paradise found -- River days: paradise lost -- The delicate strength of rock -- The Western rampart -- Where the winds live -- Colorado burning -- Let it snow! -- Equifinality -- What is natural? -- The disillusioned angler -- Poisoning the well -- Adventures in the still unknown interior of North America.
Subject River channels -- West (U.S.)
Rivers -- West (U.S.)
Geological time.
Geology -- West (U.S.)
Human ecology -- West (U.S.)
Landscape changes -- West (U.S.)
ISBN 9780520257030 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520257030 (cloth : alk. paper)

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