NATIONAL-PARK PUBLICATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC NATURE1
THE NATIONAL PARKS PORTFOLIO
This portfolio is the best descriptive work regarding our national parks and monuments sold by the Government. It contains 274 pages, is securely bound in cloth, and has many beautiful illustrations. The current edition, the sixth, was printed in 1931. Price, $1.
CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK
Forests of Crater Lake National Park, by J. F. Pernot. 1916. 40 pages, including 26 illustrations. Contains descriptions of the forest cover and of the principal species. Price, 20cents.
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
Origin of the Scenic Features of Glacier National Park, by M. R. Campbell. 1921, 44 pages, including 25 illustrations. Contains a general account of the forces that have caused the development of the mountain ranges, the valleys, and lakes of Glacier National Park, Price, 15cents.
Wild Animals of Glacier National Park. The Mammals, by Vernon Bailey; The Birds, by Florence Merriam Bailey. 210 pages, 94 text figures, 37 plates, including map. 1918. Describes the birds and animals both popularly and scientifically; tells how the visitor may identify them. Price, $1.
Plants of Glacier National Park, by Paul C. Standley. 1926. 110 pages, including 5 color plates and 150 text figures. Price, 50cents.
MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK
Features of the Flora of Mount Rainier National Park, by J. B. Flett. 1922. 48 pages, including 40 illustrations. Contains descriptions of the flowering trees and shrubs in the park. Price, 25cents.
Forests of Mount Rainier National Park, by G. F. Allen. 1922. 32 pages, including 26 illustrations. Contains descriptions of the forest cover and of the principal species. Price, 20cents.
Mammals and Birds of Mount Rainier National Park, by Walter P. Taylor and William T. Shaw. 1927. 249 pages, including 109 illustrations and maps. Price, 85cents.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
The Geologic Story of Rocky Mountain National Park, by Willis T. Lee, 1930. 89 pages, including 45 plates and 6 text figures. Contains detailed description of trails and scenic features, as well as very interesting account of the geologic and geographic development of the park. Price, 50cents.
Mountaineering in the Rocky Mountain National Park, by Roger W. Toll. 1921. 106 pages, with 25 plates and 1 large map. Contains directions for climbing principal mountains of the Rocky Mountain Park region. For beginners as well as experienced mountaineers. Price, 50cents.
SEQUOIA AND GENERAL GRANT NATIONAL PARKS
See publications listed under "Yosemite National Park."
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
Geological History of Yellowstone National Park, by Arnold Hague. 1928. 24 pages, including 10 illustrations. Contains a general resume of the geologic forces that have been active in the Yellowstone National Park. Price, 10cents.
Geysers of the Yellowstone National Park, by Walter Harvey Weed. 1928. 32 pages, including 23 illustrations. In this pamphlet is a description of the forces which have produced the geysers. Price, 10cents.
Fossil Forests of Yellowstone National Park, by F. H. Knowlton. 1928. 32 pages, including 15 illustrations. Contains descriptions of the fossil forests of the Yellowstone National Park and an account of their origin. Price, 10cents.
Fishes of the Yellowstone National Park, by Hugh M. Smith and W. C. Kendall. (Bureau of Fisheries Document 904.) 1921. 30 pages, including 16 illustrations. Contains descriptions of the species and lists of streams where found. Price, 5cents
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
Geologic History of Yosemite Valley, by Fran&ccedi;ois E. Matthes. 137 pages, including 87 illustrations and 5 maps. 1930. An authoritative account of the evolution of the Yosemite Valley based on detailed geologic investigations. Describes the successive ice invasions that took place during the glacial epoch and for the first time traces the preglacial history of the valley back to its beginning. Besides numerous illustrations of the present features of the Yosemite Valley the volume contains a series of bird's-eye views showing the general form and character of the valley at each stage in its development. Price, $1.10.
Forests of Yosemite, Sequoia, and General Grant National Parks, by C. L. Hill. 1928. 40 pages, including 23 illustrations. Contains descriptions of the forest cover and of the principal species. Price, 10cents.
The Secret of the Big Trees, Yosemite, Sequoia, and General Grant National Parks, by Ellsworth Huntington. 1928. 24 pages, including 44 illustrations. Contains an account of the climatic changes that are indicated by the thickness of the growth rings in the big trees, and gives a comparative statement of the climatic conditions in California and Asia during a period of 3,400 years. Price, 5cents.
The Story of Yosemite Valley, by F. E. Matthes. Making of American Scenery. Paper No. 1. 1922. 4 pages. Price, 5cents.
The panoramic views listed below are based on accurate surveys and give an excellent idea of the configuration of the surface as it would appear to a person flying over it. The meadows and valleys are printed in light green, the streams and lakes in light blue, and cliffs atnd ridges in combinations of color, and the roads in light brown. The lettering is printed in light brown and is easily read on close inspection, but merges into the other colors when the sheet is held at some distance.
Panoramic View of Crater Lake National Park. 16-1/2 by 18 inches ; scale 1 mile to the inch. Price, 25cents.
Panoramic View of Glacier National Park. 18-1/2 by 21 inches ; scale 3 miles to the inch. Price, 25cents.
Panoramic View of Mesa Verde National Park. 19 by 22-1/2 inches ; scale, three-fourths mile to the inch. Price, 25cents.
1For sale by superintendent of Documents, Washington, D. C. ; also on sale in major national parks. Web Edition Note: All documents have long since been out-of-print.