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2 edition of Black Canyon of the Gunnison found in the catalog.

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Wallace R. Hansen

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

today and yesterday

by Wallace R. Hansen

  • 5 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by For Sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado,
  • Black Canyon.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Colorado -- Black Canyon.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 75-76.

      Statementby Wallace R. Hansen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 1191
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 76 p.
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL256293M
      LC Control Numbergs 65000326
      OCLC/WorldCa1951608

      Other features found on this map include: Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Blue Mesa Reservoir, Curecanti, Gunnison National Forest, Montrose, Uncompahgre National Forest, West Elk Wilderness. Map Scale = ,; Sheet Size = " x " Folded Size = " x "/5(15). Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is a 30, acre park located in western Colorado in the United States. Prior to the arrival of the Europeans the Ute Indians were familiar with Black Canyon, referring to it as 'much rocks, big water'. In the first record of the canyon was recorded by Captain John Williams Gunnison, for whom the park is named after.

      Black Canyon Anglers | Book Now. Kehmeier at for fishing reports, or if you have any questions regarding fishing the Gunnison River in the Gunnison Gorge or Lower Gunnison River. Contact us at any time. Email: [email protected] Phone: Our Partners & . Black Canyon of the Gunnison, STAT! If you ever find yourself on the western slope of Colorado, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is an absolute must! Love this place and have been coming here for years, but now that we're local yokel's it was much easier getting plugged in on all the happenings and events!5/5(47).

      Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area Outreach Education Programs are committed to creating an awareness of and fostering an appreciation for the mission of the National Park Service and the natural, cultural, and historic resources of the two parks. Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park Big enough to be overwhelming, still intimate enough to feel the pulse of time, Black Canyon of the Gunnison exposes you to some of the steepest cliffs, oldest rock, and craggiest spires in North America.


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