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Anza-Borrego Desert Hogue, Lawrenc
All the Wild and Lonely Places
Island Press - California (2000)
This thoughtful and evocative portrait of the Colorado Desert, which
includes Anza-Borrego State Park, explores the lives of the people
who have lived there, both original inhabitants and Spanish and American
newcomers. Uncover the region's history and why it calls into question
deeply held beliefs about "untouched" nature. Available from Amazon.com
Anza-Borrego A to Z: People, Places, and Things
Voyageur Press (2000)
An interesting and informative book on the Anza-Borrego desert area.
Lindsay's introduction gives an overall historic summary of the area
followed by an alphabetical listing of people, places and things relevant
to the Anza-Borrego Desert. Cross-references at the end of each entry
direct the reader to other related entries and an extensive index also
aids in the discovery process.
Available in the Museum store or online
Lindsay, Lowell and Diana Lindsay
The Anza-Borrego Desert Region: A Guide to the State Park and Adjacent
Areas of the Western Colorado Desert With Map
Wilderness Press; 4th edition (November 1, 1998)
The authoritative, comprehensive guide to Southern California's most
popular desert park, much of it still wilderness. A great guide for
hikers, off-road travelers, equestrians, mountain bikers, photographers,
and campers. Comes with folded 4-color map.
Remeika, Paul and Lowell Lindsay
Geology of Anza-Borrego: Edge of Creation
Sunbelt Publications; (November 1, 1992)
An introduction to one of the most active seismic regions in North
America where new earth crust is created as the Baja peninsula (and
Borrego) splits from the mainland. Eight field trips journey through
deep time in the desert, illustrating major themes of earth science.
Numerous maps, photos, and diagrams lend understanding to the exciting
Afoot and Afield in San Diego
Wilderness Press; 3rd edition (December 1, 1998)
Our bestselling guidebook explores San Diego County with its wealth
of natural scenery-unspoiled coastal canyons, pine-crested mountains,
and spectacular desert landscapes. 220 hiking trips are organized by
geographical areas, each with an accurate map.
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