The Book of the National Parks
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The Book of the National Parks

By Robert Sterling Yard
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Table of Contents
  • THE BOOK OF THE NATIONAL PARKS
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • MAPS AND DIAGRAMS
  • THE BOOK OF THE NATIONAL PARKS
  • The Book of the National Parks
    • ON THE APPRECIATION OF SCENERY
  • I
    • THE NATIONAL PARKS OF THE UNITED STATES
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
  • THE GRANITE NATIONAL PARKS
    • GRANITE'S PART IN SCENERY
  • II
    • YOSEMITE, THE INCOMPARABLE
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • VII
  • III
    • THE PROPOSED ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
  • IV
    • THE HEART OF THE ROCKIES
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
  • V
    • McKINLEY, GIANT OF GIANTS
  • VI
    • LAFAYETTE AND THE EAST
  • THE VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARKS
    • ON THE VOLCANO IN SCENERY
  • VII
    • LASSEN PEAK AND MOUNT KATMAI
      • The Building of the Cascades
      • Lassen Peak National Park
      • The Katmai National Monument
    • The Building of the Cascades
    • Lassen Peak National Park
    • The Katmai National Monument
  • VIII
    • MOUNT RAINIER, ICY OCTOPUS
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
  • IX
    • CRATER LAKE'S BOWL OF INDIGO
  • X
    • YELLOWSTONE, A VOLCANIC INTERLUDE
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
  • XI
    • THREE MONSTERS OF HAWAII
      • Haleakala
      • Mauna Loa
      • Kilauea
    • Haleakala
    • Mauna Loa
    • Kilauea
  • THE SEDIMENTARY NATIONAL PARKS
  • XII
    • ON SEDIMENTARY ROCK IN SCENERY
  • XIII
    • GLACIERED PEAKS AND PAINTED SHALES
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • The Two Medicine Country
      • The Spectacle of St. Mary
      • The Scenic Climax of the Swiftcurrent
      • The Scenic Circle
      • Iceberg Lake Typical of All
      • The Climax at Granite Park
      • Over Gunsight Pass
      • Destiny of the West Side
      • The Coming Splendors of the North
      • The Belly River Valleys
      • The Avenue of the Giants
      • The Climax of Bowman and Kintla
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • The Two Medicine Country
    • The Spectacle of St. Mary
    • The Scenic Climax of the Swiftcurrent
    • The Scenic Circle
    • Iceberg Lake Typical of All
    • The Climax at Granite Park
    • Over Gunsight Pass
    • Destiny of the West Side
    • The Coming Splendors of the North
    • The Belly River Valleys
    • The Avenue of the Giants
    • The Climax of Bowman and Kintla
  • XIV
    • ROCK RECORDS OF A VANISHED RACE
      • I
      • II
      • III
    • I
    • II
    • III
  • XV
    • THE HEALING WATERS
      • I
      • II
    • I
    • II
  • THE GRAND CANYON AND OUR NATIONAL MONUMENTS
    • ON THE SCENERY OF THE SOUTHWEST
  • XVI
    • A PAGEANT OF CREATION
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
  • XVII
    • THE RAINBOW OF THE DESERT
  • XVIII
    • HISTORIC MONUMENTS OF THE SOUTHWEST
      • I
      • Gran Quivira National Monument
      • El Morro National Monument
      • Casa Grande National Monument
      • Tumacacori National Monument
      • Navajo National Monument
      • II
      • The Bandelier National Monument
      • Chaco Canyon National Monument
      • Montezuma Castle National Monument
      • Tonto National Monument
      • Walnut Canyon National Monument
      • Gila Cliffs National Monument
    • I
    • Gran Quivira National Monument
    • El Morro National Monument
    • Casa Grande National Monument
    • Tumacacori National Monument
    • Navajo National Monument
    • II
    • The Bandelier National Monument
    • Chaco Canyon National Monument
    • Montezuma Castle National Monument
    • Tonto National Monument
    • Walnut Canyon National Monument
    • Gila Cliffs National Monument
  • XIX
    • DESERT SPECTACLES
      • The Rainbow Bridge National Monument
      • Natural Bridges National Monument
      • Dinosaur National Monument
      • Petrified Forest National Monument
      • Papago Saguaro National Monument
      • Colorado National Monument
      • Capulin Mountain National Monument
    • The Rainbow Bridge National Monument
    • Natural Bridges National Monument
    • Dinosaur National Monument
    • Petrified Forest National Monument
    • Papago Saguaro National Monument
    • Colorado National Monument
    • Capulin Mountain National Monument
  • XX
    • THE MUIR WOODS AND OTHER NATIONAL MONUMENTS
      • Muir Woods National Monument
      • Devil's Postpile National Monument
      • Devil's Tower National Monument
      • Pinnacles National Monument
      • Shoshone Cavern National Monument
      • Lewis and Clark Cavern National Monument
      • Wind Cave National Park
      • Jewel Cave National Monument
      • Oregon Caves National Monument
      • Mount Olympus National Monument
      • Wheeler National Monument
      • Verendrye National Monument
      • Sully's Hill National Park
      • Sitka National Monument
      • Old Kasaan National Monument
    • Muir Woods National Monument
    • Devil's Postpile National Monument
    • Devil's Tower National Monument
    • Pinnacles National Monument
    • Shoshone Cavern National Monument
    • Lewis and Clark Cavern National Monument
    • Wind Cave National Park
    • Jewel Cave National Monument
    • Oregon Caves National Monument
    • Mount Olympus National Monument
    • Wheeler National Monument
    • Verendrye National Monument
    • Sully's Hill National Park
    • Sitka National Monument
    • Old Kasaan National Monument
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