It Happened in Yellowstone, 2nd: Remarkable Events That Shaped History

It Happened in Yellowstone, 2nd: Remarkable Events That Shaped History

by Erin H. Turner
     
 

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True Tales from Yellowstone's Past—from the volcanic eruption that formed its landscape to the great fires of 1988Waterfalls, mountains, trees, geysers, and magnificent wildlife form the backdrop for the first national park's lively history. It Happened in Yellowstone goes behind the scenes to tell its story, in short episodes that reveal the intriguing people

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True Tales from Yellowstone's Past—from the volcanic eruption that formed its landscape to the great fires of 1988Waterfalls, mountains, trees, geysers, and magnificent wildlife form the backdrop for the first national park's lively history. It Happened in Yellowstone goes behind the scenes to tell its story, in short episodes that reveal the intriguing people and events that have shaped Geyserland. • Experience Truman Everts's harrowing thirty-seven day struggle to survive alone in the landscape in 1870. • Learn about the historic flight of the Nez Perce and their encounter with early Yellowstone tourists. • Feel the earth shake as it did in 1959 when Quake Lake was formed in a massive earthquake. • Glimpse grizzlies and wolves as these wild creatures find a way to survive in a changing ecosystem.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762764433
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/24/2012
Series:
It Happened In Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.32(d)

Meet the Author

Erin H. Turner is a writer, editor, and author of It Happened in Northern California and More than Petticoats: Remarkable California Women. She has a degree in history and gender and women's studies from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, and has traveled extensively throughout the West.

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