The Mountain Encyclopedia
An A-Z Compendium of More Than 2,300 Terms, Concepts, Ideas, and PeopleeBook - 2005
"The Mountain Encyclopedia is the first English-language A-Z compendium on all topics related to mountains, including geological, geographical, and zoological terms, as well as many entries on significant explorers, surveyors, mountaineers, rock climbers, and skiers. Numerous entries also cover related pursuits such as logging, mining, skiing, climbing, and mountaineering." "Featuring more than 400 breathtaking color photographs of mountains, volcanoes, animal and plant life on mountains, rock and ice formations, and historic shots of climbers and expeditions, outdoor enthusiasts and all others who are interested in mountains will find this a beautiful reference work as well as an engaging read. Black-and-white historical images, technical drawings, and topographical maps of mountains throughout the world illustrate many of the detailed entries."--Jacket.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. :, Scarecrow Press,, 2005
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxxv, 291 pages, 96 unnumbered pages leaves of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (chiefly color)