Glacier: A Natural History Guide

Glacier: A Natural History Guide

by David Rockwell
     
 

Author and naturalist David Rockwell explains the evolution of the park's geology from the erosion of Australian mountains more than a billion years ago to the glaciers that gave Glacier National Park its distinctive landscape. He explores the natural history of the plants and animals of the park's six distinct regions. You'll learn about the park's greatest

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Overview

Author and naturalist David Rockwell explains the evolution of the park's geology from the erosion of Australian mountains more than a billion years ago to the glaciers that gave Glacier National Park its distinctive landscape. He explores the natural history of the plants and animals of the park's six distinct regions. You'll learn about the park's greatest predators, grizzly bears, mountain lions, and wolves, and about their complex relationship with their prey. The result is a fascinating and intimate portrait of one of the world's last truly wild places.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762735693
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Publication date:
05/01/2007
Series:
A Falcon Guide Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
636,608
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

David Rockwell has worked in the field of natural resource conservation for more than 25 years as a consultant, manager, writer, and teacher. His previous books include Nature of North America and Giving Voice to Bear. He lives in Dixon, Montana.

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