By: W Andrew Marcus, James E Meacham, Ann W Rodman and Alethea Y Steingisser
296 pages, 6 b/w photos, 50 colour & 263 b/w illustrations, 524 maps
Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park was the world's first national park. In a fitting tribute to this diverse and beautiful region, the "Atlas of Yellowstone" is a compelling visual guide to this unique national park and its surrounding area. Ranging from art to wolves, from American Indians to the Yellowstone Volcano, and from geysers to population, each page explains something new about the dynamic forces shaping Yellowstone. Equal parts reference and travel guide, the "Atlas of Yellowstone" is an unsurpassed resource.
- Features more than 500 maps including detailed topographic maps of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks
- Contributors include more than 100 experts
- Gives place name references for Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and the surrounding region
'Atlas of Yellowstone' shows that good things happen when top-notch cartography, tasteful design, solid research, and compelling geography come together. The atlas will delight professional and armchair readers alike. Its treasure trove of maps explore wide-ranging topics-from geology to wildlife to people and the land. Better still, these well-orchestrated elements reveal a bigger idea: the place we call the Greater Yellowstone.
- Tom Patterson, former president, North American Cartographic Information Society
"An extremely attractive, first-rate volume that is sure to become a fundamental resource for scholars and anyone who loves Yellowstone."
- Richard Marston, Kansas State University
"While much has been written on the Yellowstone region, nothing compares to this volume in scope or presentation. This will become the standard reference and starting point for anyone interested in the history of Yellowstone."
- Anthony Barnosky, author of "Heatstroke: Nature in an Age of Global Warming"
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W. Andrew Marcus is Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Oregon.
James E. Meacham is Senior Research Associate and InfoGraphics Lab Director in the Department of Geography at the University of Oregon.
Ann W. Rodman is GIS Specialist at Yellowstone National Park.
Alethea Y. Steingisseris Cartographic Production Manager in the Department of Geography at the University of Oregon.
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