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America, scenic and descriptive, from Alaska to the Gulf of Mexico

George Reed Cromwell

America, scenic and descriptive, from Alaska to the Gulf of Mexico

a series of panoramic pictures photographically delineating the superb natural and artistic features of the North American continent ...

by George Reed Cromwell

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Published by J. Clarke in New York .
Written in English

  • United States,
  • North America
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Pictorial works.,
    • North America -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Prof. Geo. R. Cromwell.
      GenrePictorial works.
      SeriesTrans-Atlantic series,, v. 1, no. 1-21.
      LC ClassificationsE168 .C94
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., [336] p.
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6912472M
      LC Control Number02001896

      PAGE: The Sublimely Grand and Incomparable Scenery of America. —Picturesque lands and places of other countries—Engagement of a corps of Photographers—Equipment of our Camera car—A trip to the Rocky Mountains—Hasty resumé of the pictorial districts visited—From summer climes to Alaska’s glacial shores—Excursions by car, stage, donkey and foot—Educational benefits of the tour. Approximately 40 percent of Alaska’s population lives in Anchorage. This diverse city of , includes many members of the military, Native Alaskans, individuals who work for the oil industry and adventure-seeking types who want to get away from the Lower Alaska. TATAUQ. Alaska is a subarctic wonderland, a wilderness twice the size of Texas with a population one tenth the size of New York City. All kinds of creatures lurk in its snowy mountains and along its icy shores, from grizzlies to killer whales.

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