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e-books in Outdoors & Nature category

Book cover: The Underworld of Oregon Caves National MonumentThe Underworld of Oregon Caves National Monument
by - Crater Lake Natural History Association ,
Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve is a protected area in the northern Siskiyou Mountains of southwestern Oregon in the United States. The 4,554-acre park, including the marble cave, is 20 miles east of Cave Junction, on Oregon Route 46.
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Book cover: Rocky Mountain National Park, ColoradoRocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
by - National Park Service ,
Rocky Mountain National Park comprises 400 square miles of the Front Range. There are more than 65 named peaks exceeding 10,000 feet. The Continental Divide separates slopes draining to the Pacific Ocean from those draining to the Gulf of Mexico.
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Book cover: Devils Tower National Monument, WyomingDevils Tower National Monument, Wyoming
- National Park Service ,
Devils Tower National Monument is in the Black Hills of northeastern Wyoming. The handbook gives a brief introduction to the park and its history and takes a close look at the area's natural history and, in particular, prairie dogs.
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Book cover: Snakeskins and SignpostsSnakeskins and Signposts
by - Smashwords ,
Sher pedals 2,000 miles from Bellingham, Washington, through the Cascade Mountain Range to southern Oregon. Told with humor and candor, this personal tale keeps the reader perched on handlebars, stretching forward to see what's around the next bend.
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Book cover: Poisonous Snakes of Texas and First Aid Treatment of Their BitesPoisonous Snakes of Texas and First Aid Treatment of Their Bites
by - Texas Parks and Wildlife Department ,
This Bulletin has been prepared in response to many requests from hunters, ranchers, telephone construction personnel, Boy Scouts and others who spend much time outdoors, for a concise and illustrated guide to the poisonous snakes of Texas.
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Book cover: Boat SailingBoat Sailing
by - The Outing Publishing Co. ,
The book is written in a simple sailorly style for all lovers of the sea and boats. All the hints and directions given in these chapters may be followed with profit on the Pacific Coast as well as on Lake Michigan or on the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
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Book cover: Saguaro National Monument, ArizonaSaguaro National Monument, Arizona
by - U.S. Government Printing Office ,
This book is a simple account of the natural history of Saguaro National Monument. It is intended to help you understand the relationships between land, climate, plants, wild animals, and man in the environment of a hot desert ...
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Book cover: The Successful Treasure Hunter's Essential GuideThe Successful Treasure Hunter's Essential Guide
by - Smashwords ,
With over 40 years experience, Villanueva tackles the major problems metal detectorists face. Obtaining search permission; research and finding sites; laws and code of practice; choosing a metal detector and overcoming detector limitations; etc.
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Book cover: BicyclesBicycles
- Wikibooks ,
This wikibook is a comprehensive guide to choosing, riding and maintaining bicycles. It aims to be easily understood by the rank amateur whilst also having useful information for budding or experienced cyclists or bike mechanics.
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Book cover: A Bicycle Tour Of Northern Sweden And Finland And NorwayA Bicycle Tour Of Northern Sweden And Finland And Norway
by - Smashwords ,
This travelogue is a collection of my notes from a bicycle tour in northern Sweden, Finland and Norway, in the land of midnight sun and mosquitoes. It can be read as information about bicycle touring or traveling in northern Scandinavia in general.
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Book cover: Up the Mazaruni for DiamondsUp the Mazaruni for Diamonds
by - Marshall Jones Company ,
William la Varre is adventuring in the right spirit. His diamond hunting is instructive as well as interesting. He has brought back from the field information which will help others who intend to traverse similar trails...
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Book cover: Survival Scenarios and SuggestionsSurvival Scenarios and Suggestions
by - Project Gutenberg ,
This book is a collection of scenario based tips that cover many aspects of both short term and long term survival. It is based on a variety of small and large scale disasters and common mistakes that lead into survival mode.
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Book cover: The Yellowstone National ParkThe Yellowstone National Park
by - The Robert Clarke Co. ,
The book deals first with the history of the Upper Yellowstone from the days of Lewis and Clark to the present time. The descriptive portion of the work contains a comprehensive treatment of the various scientific and popular features of the Park.
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Book cover: WaldenWalden
by - Project Gutenberg ,
In 1845, Henry David Thoreau moved into a cabin by Walden Pond. With the intention of immersing himself in nature and distancing himself from the distractions of social life, Thoreau sustained his retreat for just over two years...
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Book cover: The Maine WoodsThe Maine Woods
by - Boston Houghton ,
Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the woods of Maine. He climbed mountains, paddled a canoe, and dined on cedar beer, hemlock tea and moose lips. He captured a wilder side of America and revealed his own adventurous spirit.
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Book cover: Jungle PeaceJungle Peace
by - Henry Holt & Co. ,
William Beebe is a good writer, a trained scientific observer, and an enterprising and adventurous traveler. The jungle he herein describes is that of Guiana; and in the introductory chapters he gives cameos of what one sees sailing southward ...
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Book cover: Canoeing in the WildernessCanoeing in the Wilderness
by - Houghton, Mifflin & co. ,
The chief attraction that inspired Thoreau to make the trip was the primitiveness of the region. Here was a vast tract of virgin woodland, peopled only with a few loggers. No one could have been better fitted than Thoreau to enjoy such a region.
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Book cover: America's National Parks Owner's GuideAmerica's National Parks Owner's Guide
- National Park Foundation ,
Make your national park experience better than ever. Filled with detailed maps, travel tips and inside information on what not to miss, the America's National Parks Owner's Guide is your one-stop resource to discover all 392 of your national parks.
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Book cover: What Bird is That?What Bird is That?
by - D. Appleton & co ,
A pocket museum of the land birds of the eastern United States arranged according to season. The birds are drawn and reproduced with such accuracy that no essential detail of color or form is lost. They are all drawn to nearly the same scale.
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Book cover: Ecology and Wonder in the Canadian Rocky Mountain ParksEcology and Wonder in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
by - AU Press ,
This book makes several remarkable claims: the greatest cultural achievement in the Western Canadian mountain region may be what has been preserved, not what has been developed. A must-read for those who appreciate Canada's breathtaking landscape.
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Book cover: A Lady's Life in the Rocky MountainsA Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
In 1872, Isabella Bird set off alone to the Antipodes and found she had embarked on a life of adventurous travel. This volume tells of magnificent, unspoiled landscapes and abundant wildlife, of encounters with rattlesnakes, wolves, and pumas.
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Book cover: Outdoor SurvivalOutdoor Survival
- Wikibooks ,
Human beings are very resourceful, and many people have survived despite impossible odds. This is a wikibook on outdoor survival. From the contents: Survival Kit; Shelter; Water; Fire; Signals; Food; Preparedness; Emergency Situations; First Aid.
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Book cover: Wild Nature Won By KindnessWild Nature Won By Kindness
by - T. Fisher Unwin ,
I shall try to have quiet talks with my readers and tell them about the many pleasant friendships I have had with animals, birds, and insects. I have always maintained that the love of animated nature should be fostered far more than it usually is.
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