Basin and Range

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The first of John McPhee's works in his series on geology and geologists, Basin and Range is a book of journeys through ancient terrains, always in juxtaposition with travels in the modern world--a history of vanished landscapes, enhanced by the histories of people who bring them to light. The title refers to the physiographic province of the United States that reaches from eastern Utah to eastern California, a silent world of austere beauty, of hundreds of discrete high mountain ranges that are green with junipers and ...

Basin and Range 1982, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374516901

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Basin and Range 1981, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374109141

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