History of the Sierra Nevada

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University of California Press, 1965 - 262 strani
Panorama of human experiences in California's "great snowy range", including the Yosemite, Mt. Whitney, and Lake Tahoe areas, from its sighting by Spaniards to the present.
 

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Farquhar's History of the Sierra Nevada is a very well researched distillation of various primary documents concerning the discovery, exploration, and lore concerning the Sierra Nevada Mountains. From ... Celotno mnenje

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INDIANS OF THE SIERRA NEVADA II
11
SPANISH DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION
15
JEDEDIAH SMITH AND THE FIRST CROSSING OF THE SIERRA
23
JOSEPH WALKER AND ZENAS LEONARD
31
THE FIRST IMMIGRANTS AND THEIR STRUGGLES
41
FRÉMONTS WANDERINGS
53
GOLD AND THE WAY TO THE MINES
65
MARIPOSA AND YOSEMITE
71
CLARENCE KINGS MOUNTAINEERING
145
JOHN MUIR AND THE RANGE OF LIGHT
155
The University Excursion Party in Yosemite
160
MOUNT WHITNEY
173
FURTHER EXPLORING AND CLIMBING
189
Phimister Proctor on Half Dome in 1884
193
NATIONAL PARKS AND FORESTS
201
White Horse Troop on a log 1896 2 II
211

BIG TREES
83
OPENING OF THE PASSES
93
THE CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD
107
A SCENE OF WONDER AND CURIOSITY
117
THE WHITNEY SURVEY
129
Summit of Mount Hoffmann
139
THE SIERRA CLUB AND THE HIGH SIERRA
217
End of 1908 trip from Yosemite to Kings Canyon
224
UTILIZATION AND RECREATION
239
ENVOY
246
Detailed maps of the Sierra Nevada 250254
250
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