The Essential Colorado Plateau
Must-See Natural and Cultural Features

by John Annerino

  • The Essential Colorado Plateau: Must-See Natural and Cultural Features, showcases 28 of the Southwestís best national, tribal, and state parks and monuments. No traveler on the Grand Circle should be without this guide to the regionís geological, cultural, and historical wonders. Award-winning photographer and writer John Annerino reveals the must-see sights, including cliff dwellings, slot canyons, rock art, natural bridges and arches, and majestic waterways. Complete with clear directions to all sites and recommended hikes, this guide is strikingly rich in cultural detail, with Navajo and Hopi names for most features and stories of the many peoples whoíve wandered these mesas and canyons.

192 pages, 6 x 9, 2 b/w photos, 123 color photos

ISBN 10: 1560375981
ISBN 13: 9781560375982

March 2014





The Essential Colorado Plateau
Must-See Natural and Cultural Features

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John Annerino is an award-winning author and photographer of 19 distinguished photography books and 33 single-artist calendars. John received the Annual Society of Publication Design Awards for his photography in the National Geographic Adventure feature "Along the Devilís Highway." In his quest to explore the mythic landscapes and secret places of the Great Southwest by foot, raft, rope, camera, and pen over the last 25 years, John has climbed its hallowed mountains, rowed and rafted its wild and scenic rivers, journeyed through its mystical canyons, and traced ancient Indian paths across its alluring deserts. He has befriended and photographed the regionís native peoples and ceremonies, Western cowboys and traditions, and Spanish heritage and celebrations. The Essential Colorado Plateau is his second book with Farcountry Press.

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