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Glaciers of California: Modern Glaciers, Ice Age Glaciers, the Origin of Yosemite Valley, and a Glacier Tour in the Sierra Nevada

Field / Identification Guide

Series: California Natural History Guides Volume: 59

By: Bill Guyton

223 pages, 64 b/w photos, 18 col illus, 21 figs

University of California Press

Paperback | Jan 2001 | #110984 | ISBN: 0520226836
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #110985 | ISBN: 0520212959
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Guyton describes the controversy about the origin of Yosemite Valley and quotes from the accounts of early mountain explorers such as John Muir, Josiah Whitney, and François Matthes.

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Bill Guyton is Professor Emeritus of Geosciences at California State University at Chico. He has hiked, backpacked, fished, and climbed in the High Sierra for over 45 years.

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