The Beaver Hills Country: A History of Land and Life

The Beaver Hills Country: A History of Land and Life

by Graham A. MacDonald, Graham A. Macdonald
     
 

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This book explores a relatively small but interesting and unusual region of Alberta between the North Saskatchewan and the Battle Rivers. The Beaver hills arose where mountain glaciers from the west met continental ice-sheets from the east to create a complex and diverse landscape. MacDonald relates how climate, water levels, wildlife, vegetation, and fire have

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Overview

This book explores a relatively small but interesting and unusual region of Alberta between the North Saskatchewan and the Battle Rivers. The Beaver hills arose where mountain glaciers from the west met continental ice-sheets from the east to create a complex and diverse landscape. MacDonald relates how climate, water levels, wildlife, vegetation, and fire have shaped the possibilities and provided the challenges to the people who have called the region home.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781897425381
Publisher:
Athabasca University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Graham A. MacDonald has worked as a public historian for the Ontario Parks Branch, the Manitoba Heritage Branch, and Parks Canada.

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