In Plain Sight: Exploring the Natural Wonders of Southern Alberta

In Plain Sight: Exploring the Natural Wonders of Southern Alberta

by Neil L. Jennings
     
 

In Plain Sight highlights a selection of natural wonders and outdoor adventures located in southern Alberta. The places featured in this book have been chosen for their utter uniqueness, beauty and splendor. Some are easy to get to and easy to get around in; others require a bit more time and energy. Overall, you will be stimulated, enlightened, delighted, amazed,

Overview

In Plain Sight highlights a selection of natural wonders and outdoor adventures located in southern Alberta. The places featured in this book have been chosen for their utter uniqueness, beauty and splendor. Some are easy to get to and easy to get around in; others require a bit more time and energy. Overall, you will be stimulated, enlightened, delighted, amazed, uplifted and broadened by the experience. These are truly awesome places, in the very real denotation of that adjective. All are in plain sight, though they are little visited by locals or tourists.The book contains chapters on Waterton Lakes National Park, Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, Dinosaur Provincial Park, the Whaleback and a number of other special places. The narrative covers the geological record and the natural and human history of the places in order to explain how each locale is unique and worthy of further investigation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781897522783
Publisher:
Rocky Mountain Books
Publication date:
05/01/2010
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Neil Jennings is an ardent flyfisher, hiker and photographer. He has fly-fished extensively in a variety of places around the world, in both fresh water and salt water, and has taught fly-fishing-related courses in Calgary for over 30 years. His writing and photography have appeared in a number of outdoors magazines, and he has numerous books published

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