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Author Leclercq, Jules Joseph, 1848-1928.
Title Yellowstone, Land of Wonders : Promenade in North America's National Park / [Jules Leclercq ; translated and edited by Janet Chapple and Suzanne Cane ; foreword by Lee H. Whittlesey.].
Imprint Lincoln : UNP - Bison Original, 2013.

Subject Leclercq, Jules Joseph, 1848-1928 -- Travel -- Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone National Park -- Description and travel.
Alt Name Chapple, Janet.
Cane, Suzanne.
Description 1 online resource (287 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword by Lee H. Whittlesey; Acknowledgments; Translators' Introduction; Translation and Editorial Method; A Note on the Illustrators; Chapter I. The Land of Wonders; Chapter II. The First Explorations; Chapter III. From the Mississippi to the Yellowstone; Chapter IV. The Upper Yellowstone; Chapter V. Mammoth Springs; Chapter VI. The Gibbon River; Chapter VII. The First Geysers; Chapter VIII. The Firehole; Chapter IX. Old Faithful; Chapter X. Beehive and Giantess; Chapter XI. Along the Firehole.
Chapter XII. Land of Wonders and Land of Ice; Chapter XIII. Theory of Geysers; Chapter XIV. Excelsior; Chapter XV. The Indians in the National Park; Chapter XVI. Yellowstone Lake; Chapter XVII. Remarks on Fishing and Hunting; Chapter XVIII. Sulphur Mountain; Chapter XIX. The Falls of the Yellowstone; Chapter XX. Mount Washburn; Conclusion; Works to Consult; Maps; Notes; Translators' Bibliography; Index.
Summary In the summer of 1883 Belgian travel writer Jules Leclercq spent ten days on horseback in Yellowstone, the world's first national park, exploring myriad natural wonders: astonishing geysers, majestic waterfalls, the vast lake, and the breathtaking canyon. He also recorded the considerable human activity, including the rampant vandalism. Leclercq's account of his travels is itself a small marvel blending natural history, firsthand impressions, scientific lore, and anecdote. Along with his observations on the park's long-rumored fountains of boiling water and mountains of glass, Leclercq desc.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780803245587 (electronic bk.)
0803245580 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 830161810
Additional Format Print version: Leclercq, Jules. Yellowstone, Land of Wonders : Promenade in North America's National Park. Lincoln : UNP - Bison Original, ©2013 9780803244771