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Books and maps tagged “desert southwest”

Dragonflies of the Greater Southwest
Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

by Kathy Biggs
Photographs by Pierre Deviche, Jim Johnson, Greg Lasley, Ron Oriti Dragonflies of the Greater Southwest: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

This definitive guide describes 125 species. Includes habitat, distribution, flight periods, and behaviors for each species. Coverage includes dragonflies, skimmers, emeralds, darners, clubtails, and mixed families.


Land Mammals of the Southwest

Written & Illustrated by Fiona A. Reid Land Mammals of the Southwest

Covers 53 mammals found in the region, with descriptions and images. Illustrations and text are by Fiona Reid, an accomplished naturalist.


Sibley’s Common Trees of the Southwest

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley Sibley’s Common Trees of the Southwest

48 common native and cultivated trees covered, with descriptions, size, range, illustrations of bark, leaves, blossoms, fruits and berries.


Sibley’s Backyard Birds of the Desert Southwest

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley Sibley’s Backyard Birds of the Desert Southwest

Covers 72 bird species, including description, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.


Great Salt Lake
Regional Book of Facts and Exploration
Featuring Area History, Geology, Ecology and Culture

Alan Millard Great Salt Lake

This book covers the history, ecology, geology, and culture of the Great Salt Lake Region. Includes volcanic activity, native cultures, pioneers including the Donner Party, the Pony Express, the Golden Spike, salt extraction, shipping, resorts, Bonneville Speedway, more.


Grand Canyon National Park—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press Grand Canyon National Park—Hiking Map and Guide

Two maps in one! Earthwalk has combined their original Grand Canyon Map and their Bright Angel Trail Map into a single essential trail and recreation guide map to this world famous national Park and wonder of the world. Fully updated to winter 2010, this 5-color guide map covers the popular hiking corridor between Hermit and Grandview Trails, including popular Bright Angel Trail, North and South Kaibab Trails as well as South Rim and North Rim Trails. Use zones, locator grid and geological cross section aid feature ID.


Arizona Stereographs: 1865 to 1930

Jeremy Rowe Arizona Stereographs: 1865 to 1930

With more than 250 unique and important early Arizona stereographs, this book provides an overview of the history of the medium.


Arizona Road Map
State in Your Pocket

GM Johnson Maps Arizona Large Print Road Map

Covers Arizona plus detailed maps of Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff, Yuma, Grand Canyon Village.


Indian Country Regional Map
Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah

GM Johnson Maps Indian Country Regional Map: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah

Has summaries of 14 tribes shown where they live. Also includes Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Mesa Verde & Zion National Parks, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Chaco Culture NHP, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.


Zuma-Trancas Canyons Trail Map

Tom Harrison Zuma-Trancas Canyons Trail Map

West Los Angeles County and east Ventura County trails just beyond Malibu and in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Includes Circle X Ranch, Rocky Oaks, Arroyo Sequit, Backbone Trail, Malibu Springs, Leo Carrillo State Park, Zuma-Trancas Canyons, Malibu Nature Preserve and Charmlee Wilderness Park.


Arizona Real Photo Postcards
A History & Portfolio

Jeremy Rowe Arizona Real Photo Postcards

Rowe explores interesting facets of early Arizona as visually captured by professional and amateur postcard photographers. The topics include mining, labor unrest, the advent of the automobile, Indians, disasters, the Mexican Border War, and photography.


Historic Route 66 Travel Map
With Grand Canyon Panoramic Map

GM Johnson Maps Historic Route 66 Travel Map With Grand Canyon Panoramic Map

Covers the historic highway in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri & Illinois. Flip side features the Grand Canyon.


Nevada Road Map

Benchmark Maps Nevada Road Map

Detailed statewide road map shows all roads, parks and monuments, points of interest.


Common Palms and Palm-like Plants of California & the Southwest

Written by Alan W. Marrow; illustrated by Robert O'Brien Common Palms and Palm-like Plants of California & the Southwest

Covers 36 species of palm trees and Palm-like plants, both native and exotic, found throughout the region.


Salt Lake City & the Wasatch Front Map

Bluewater Maps Salt Lake City & the Wasatch Front Map

Brightly colored map reflects the dramatic natural setting of the region. Map spans from Tooele and the east half of the Great Salt Lake in the west eastward to Park City and Coalville deep in the Wasatch Range.


Circles of Life
Katsina Imagery on Hopi Wicker Basketry

Judith W. Finger and Andrew D. Finger Circles of Life; Katsina Imagery on Hopi Wicker Basketry

The Hopi people are well known for their skill and artistry in creating ceramics, jewelry, and most especially, katsina dolls, but this is the first book to detail the basketry art.


A Fair Distance
Lois Boblett's Western Memoir, 1851-1922

L. Darlene Spargo A Fair Distance; Lois Boblett's Western Memoir, 1851-1922

A Fair Distance is the richly detailed memoir of Lois Boblett (1844-1925). L. Darlene Spargo weaves meticulously researched historical details through Boblett's memoir. Boblett's words provide new insight into the roles women played in the Western Migration.


Desert Sanctuary
A Madrigal & Blaylock Mystery

Kathryn Mattern Desert Sanctuary

Madrigal Strahan investigates a mysterious fire in the Nevada desert. This compelling, well-told story keeps readers guessing at most every turn, with rich and complex characters who seem to fit in this quirky little town.


The Bodie Hills Map

Tom Harrison The Bodie Hills Map

Finally there is one map for tavelers visiting the old ghost town of Bodie.


Joshua Tree National Park Recreation Map

Tom Harrison Joshua Tree National Park Recreation Map

Covers entire Joshua Tree National Park and surrounding access points.


Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Trail Map

Tom Harrison Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Trail Map

Detailed coverage of this state park includes Cuyamaca Peak, Green Valley, Stonewall Peak, Lake Cuyamaca, Sweetwater River, Paso Picacho, and more.


Verdugo Mountains Trail Map

Tom Harrison Verdugo Mountains Trail Map

Map includes Verdugo Mountains Parks and Open Space, Stough Park, La Tuna Canyon, Henderson Canyon, the abandoned Skyline Motorway, plus Verdugo Motorway, Whiting Woods Motorway, Brace Canyon Park, and more.


Mt. Wilson Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mt. Wilson Trail Map

Detailed map of Angeles National Forest Front Country north of Altadena includes Gabrileno Trail, Mt. Wilson Trail, Arroyo Seco, Mt. Lowe, Red Box, Colby Canyon, Josephine Peak, and more.


Utah Large Print Road Map

GM Johnson Maps Utah Large Print Road Map

Easy to read road map covers Utah. With detail maps, mileage chart, recreation chart, mileage chart.


Anza-Borrego Desert Region--Recreation Map

Earthwalk Press Anza-Borrego Desert Region--Recreation Map

Ultimate 6-color map to San Diego County's vast, diverse backcountry: Anza-Borrego and Cuyamaca Rancho State Parks, Laguna Mountain and Pine Creek Wilderness in Cleveland National Forest, Ocotillo Wells S.V.R.A., southern section of Pacific Crest Trail, more. Text on camps, trails, natural and human history.


Death Valley National Park Recreation Map

Tom Harrison Death Valley National Park Recreation Map

Includes entire park plus surrounding areas: Skidoo, Badwater, Shoshone, Eureka Dunes, Furnace Creek, Zabriskie Point, Scotty's Castle, Stovepipe Wells, Panamint Valley, Teakettle Junction, Inyo Mountains Wilderness, other wilderness areas,...


Mojave National Preserve Map

Tom Harrison Mojave National Preserve Map

Covers entire vast preserve, plus Kelso Dunes Wilderness, Bristol Mountains Wilderness and several more small surrounding wildernesses.


San Diego Backcountry Recreation Map

Tom Harrison San Diego Backcountry Recreation Map

Covers entire Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, adjacent Cuyamaca Rancho State Park plus nearby public lands — Laguna Recreation Area, Sawtooth Mountains Wilderness, Carrizo Gorge Wilderness, and more.


Angeles Front Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Angeles Front Country Trail Map

Map covers Angeles National Forest north of Pasadena and Tujunga, including Tujunga Canyon, Eaton Canyon, Pacifico Mountains, Mt. Wilson, Mendenhall Ridge, plus Verdugo Mountains, Vasquez Rocks County Park...


Angeles High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Angeles High Country Trail Map

Covers Angeles and San Bernardino National Forests north of Monrovia and Alta Loma, including San Gabriel Wilderness, Cucamonga Wilderness, Crystal Lake Rereation Area, and more.


Mt. Baldy & Cucamonga Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mt. Baldy & Cucamonga Wilderness Trail Map

Detailed map of Cucamonga Wilderness and eastern Sheep Mtn. Wilderness and vicinity includes Mt. San Antonio, Thunder Mtn., Timber Mtn., Cucamonga Peak, and more.


San Jacinto Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison San Jacinto Wilderness Trail Map

San Jacinto Mountains between Palm Springs and Idyllwild also includes Mt. San Jacinto State Park Wilderness, Long Valley, Round Valley, Tahquitz Peak, Fuller Ridge, and more.


San Gorgonio Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison San Gorgonio Wilderness Trail Map

San Bernardino Mountains north of namesake town covered in detail: Barton Flats, Heart Bar, Forest Falls, Fish Creek, Vivian Creek, Aspen Grove, Oak Glen, and more.


Cheeseboro-Palo Comado Canyons Trail Map

Tom Harrison Cheeseboro-Palo Comado Canyons Trail Map

Details the area in and north of the Santa Monica Mountains that is north of Zuma-Trancas Canyons Trail Map and Malibu Creek Trail Map.