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eBook The Grand Canyon: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture, 1st Edition

  • Randy Moore University of Akron
  • Kara Felicia Witt
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  • ISBN-10: 1610698401
  • ISBN-13: 9781610698405
  • DDC: 979.1
  • 440 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

The Grand Canyon is one of the most internationally recognized landscapes and symbols of nature in North America. In this one-volume encyclopedia, readers can dive into the many people, places, stories, and issues associated with the Grand Canyon as well as the scientific, religious, and social contexts of events that have made the Grand Canyon what it is. At the front of the encyclopedia are thematic essays that examine the Grand Canyon's history, geography, and culture. Essays cover topics including John Wesley Powell, to whom the Grand Canyon "belongs," the Native Americans who live at the Grand Canyon, and the future of the Grand Canyon. Following the thematic essays are approximately 150 topical entries focusing on more specific aspects of the Grand Canyon, such as trails and camps, natural formations, and courageous heroes as well as shameless profiteers who have influenced the Grand Canyon's history. The encyclopedia is rounded out by a chronology of human history at the Grand Canyon, a Grand Canyon "at a glance" section, and multiple fact-based sidebars. Through the people, places, and stories explored in this work, readers will gain a better understanding of how the history of the Grand Canyon is relevant to the world today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Map.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Chronology of Human History at Grand Canyon.
Grand Canyon at a Glance.
Thematic Essays.
1: Grand Canyon’s Ancient Beginnings: The Proterozoic Eon.
2: The “Postcard Rocks” of Grand Canyon: The Paleozoic Era.
3: How the Colorado River Carved Grand Canyon.
4: Grand Canyon’s First People.
5: Tribes That Call Grand Canyon Their Home.
6: John Wesley Powell.
7: Whose Canyon Is It?.
8: Whose Water Is It?.
9: The Colorado River’s Historic Sites.
10: Grand Canyon and Modern Christian Fundamentalism.
11: The Future of Grand Canyon.
Topical Entries.
12: A.
13: Airplanes and Helicopters.
14: Akin, Louis.
15: Antiquities Act of 1906.
16: B.
17: Bass, William and Ada.
18: Bass Trails and Bass Camp.
19: Berry, Peter.
20: Birdseye, Claude.
21: Boucher, Louis.
22: Bridge Canyon Dam.
23: Bright Angel Lodge.
24: Bright Angel Trail.
25: Bright Angels.
26: Brighty, The North Rim Burro.
27: Brown, Frank.
28: Buggeln, Martin.
29: C.
30: California Condors.
31: Cameron, Ralph.
32: Cape Final and Cape Final Trail.
33: Cape Royal and Cape Royal Trail.
34: Cárdenas, García López De.
35: Cattalo, Buffalo, and Pearl Gray.
36: Civilian Conservation Corps.
37: Clark, Georgie White.
38: Colter, Mary Elizabeth Jane.
39: D.
40: Dellenbaugh, Frederick.
41: Desert View.
42: Dinosaurs.
43: Domínguez and Escalante.
44: Dutton, Clarence.
45: E.
46: Eddy, Clyde.
47: El Tovar Hotel.
48: Evolution.
49: F.
50: Fire Towers.
51: Fish.
52: Flavell, George.
53: Frazier, Russell.
54: G.
55: Galloway, Nathan.
56: Gannett, Henry.
57: Garcés, Francisco Tomás.
58: Gateways to Grand Canyon.
59: Geology Along the River.
60: Goldwater, Barry.
61: Grand Canyon Depot.
62: Grand Canyon Museum.
63: Grand Canyon Natural History Association.
64: Grand Canyon Village.
65: Grand Canyon West.
66: Grandview Point.
67: Grandview Trail.
68: Great Deer Run.
69: H.
70: Hamblin, Jacob.
71: Hance, John.
72: Hance Trails.
73: Harvey, Fred, and the Harvey Girls.
74: Hatch, Robert “Bus”.
75: Hermit Trail.
76: Hermits Rest.
77: Historic Sites Act of 1935.
78: Hogan, Dan.
79: Holmes, William Henry.
80: Holmstrom, Haldane “Buzz”.
81: Hopi House.
82: Hopi Point.
83: Hyde, Glen and Bessie.
84: I.
85: Ives, Joseph Christmas.
86: J.
87: James, George Wharton.
88: K.
89: Kaibab Plateau and Kaibab National Forest.
90: Ken Patrick Trail.
91: Kolb, Ellsworth and Emery.
92: Kolb Studio.
93: L.
94: Lake Mead and Hoover Dam.
95: Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Dam.
96: Lava Falls Trail.
97: Lees Ferry.
98: Lipan Point.
99: Little Colorado River.
100: Litton, Martin.
101: Loper, Bert.
102: “Lost Worlds”.
103: M.
104: Marble Canyon.
105: Marble Canyon Dam.
106: Maricopa Point.
107: Marston, Otis “Dock”.
108: Mather, Stephen.
109: Mather Point.
110: Matthes, François.
111: Mckee, Edwin “Eddie”.
112: Mission 66.
113: Moran, Thomas.
114: Moran Point.
115: Motorboats in Grand Canyon National Park.
116: Mules.
117: N.
118: Nankoweap Canyon.
119: National Park Service.
120: Navajo Bridge.
121: Navajo Point.
122: Nevills, Norman.
123: Newberry, John Strong.
124: North Kaibab Trail.
125: North Rim.
126: O.
127: O’Neill, William Owen “Buckey”.
128: Owens, James “Uncle Jim”.
129: P.
130: Parachuting into Grand Canyon.
131: Patraw, Pauline “Polly”.
132: Pattie, James.
133: Phantom Ranch.
134: Pima Point.
135: Pioneer Cemetery and Other Gravesites.
136: Place-Names in Grand Canyon.
137: Point Imperial.
138: Point Sublime.
139: Postage Stamps.
140: Powell Point.
141: R.
142: Railroad.
143: Rapids.
144: Reilly, Plez “P. T.”.
145: Religious Books and Scripture Plaques.
146: Rim Trail.
147: Roads.
148: Roosevelt Point.
149: Rowe, Sanford.
150: Russell, Charles, and the Ross Wheeler.
151: S.
152: Shoshone Point.
153: Sierra Club.
154: Sipapu.
155: South Kaibab Trail.
156: Squirrels.
157: Stagecoaches.
158: Stanton, Robert.
159: Stone, Julius.
160: Strong, Harriet.
161: Sturdevant, Glen.
162: Supai and the Waterfalls of the Havasupai.
163: T.
164: Tanner Trail.
165: Tillotson, Miner.
166: Tiyo.
167: Tonto Trail.
168: Toroweap.
169: Trail of Time.
170: Tramways.
171: Trans-Canyon Telephone Line.
172: Transept Trail and Bridle Trail.
173: Tusayan Museum and Ruins.
174: U.
175: Uncle Jim Trail.
176: United States Geological Survey.
177: V.
178: Verkamp, John.
179: W.
180: Walhalla Overlook and Walhalla Glades Pueblo.
181: Water at Grand Canyon.
182: White, James.
183: Widforss, Gunnar.
184: Woolley, Edwin Dilworth “Uncle Dee”.
185: Wylie Way Camps.
186: Y.