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Yellowstone Treasures, Updated Fifth Edition

Yellowstone Treasures 2017 cover

Yellowstone Treasures, updated fifth edition. ISBN: 978-0-9858182-7-2

Yellowstone Treasures: The Traveler’s Companion to the National Park
Updated Fifth Edition (2017)

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Book description

Thoroughly covering the world’s first national park, this fifth edition of the popular guide to Yellowstone revises the descriptions of the hot springs, geysers, and wildlife viewing spots. The book features mile-by-mile road logs, charts of Yellowstone’s campgrounds and facilities, maps of the geyser basins and predictions of the geyser eruptions, and out-of-the-way hikes. Updated with new lodgings, recent research, 65 new color photos, and revised maps. Also available in three e-book formats. Winner of the 2017 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Award in Travel.

More Features

IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for Travel

  • Over 200 pictures, both historical and recent
  • 37 full-color maps
  • Travel tips, including what weather to expect
  • Thorough 21-page index
  • Field guide to the plants and animals

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What we updated for the fifth edition

The guidebook gives you all the possibilities, without prescribing for you what you should do or see. Among other updates, the edition published in June 2017 boasts:

  • 65 new color photos. A summer 2016 photo contest yielded the wonderful new cover photo by Stephen Michael Gryc, among others.
  • Revised maps that show recent road changes and other details
  • Up-to-date scientific information to reflect current research on what’s under Yellowstone and how it works
  • Revisions to the glossary of geological and other scientific terms
  • High-quality paper certified by the Forest Stewardship Council
pages 138 and 139

New map and photo in the West Thumb Geyser Basin chapter. Click for larger version.

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