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Exploring the Big Bend Country

by Peter Koch

  • 357 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual photographers,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Nature,
  • Photography,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Subjects & Themes - Landscapes,
  • Nature / Ecology,
  • Ecology,
  • Essays,
  • Big Bend Region,
  • Big Bend Region (Tex.),
  • Natural history,
  • Texas

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10293571M
    ISBN 100292716540
    ISBN 109780292716544

    We cannot accept orders for books or journals at this time. Readers may order directly from many independent bookstores via , , and bookstore websites, as well as through major online retailers. Most UTPress titles are available Cover: Exploring the Big Bend Country. Back to top.   Having first visited the Big Bend in , Kenneth B. Ragsdale has been digging around in and writing about the region for decades. In Big Bend Country: Land of the Unexpected, he takes a nostalgic retrospective journey through the times and places of this increasingly popular corner of West Texas to say goodbye to those who made the history, Brand: Texas A&M University Press.

      Big Bend National Park history. Human habitation in this area can be traced b years. It had long been home to Native Americans when the first Spanish explorers arrived in the early s. By the s, the Big Bend area was part of the northern frontier of Mexico. Explore West Texas forts, visit the homes of American heroes, and experience the Storied Sites of Texas at the Texas Historical Commission's 22 historic sites. Texas State Parks (more info) From the arid deserts of far West Texas to the forests of the Piney Woods, the more than 90 Texas state parks offer a nearly limitless amount of adventure.

    Most hiking trails are primitive, with rock cairns and few signs. Experienced hikers can explore cross country. Always use a map when hiking at Big Bend Ranch State Park. Two short trails near the Sauceda Ranger Station offer differing views of the park. Exploring the Big Bend National Park Area that “makes-sense-to-me” planning landed our first day trip into Big Bend country on Thursday, March 18 - the day before we went to the Museum of the Big Bend in Alpine. More about that jewel in a minute. I discovered a book titled, Return of the Peregrine. In the ’s and 80’s, my.


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From the headquarters of the National Park it's about 50 miles to the nearest grocery store/5(4). Exploring the Big Bend Country. Photographer-naturalist Peter Koch first visited the new Big Bend National Park in February,on assignment to take promotional pictures for the National Park Service.

He planned to spend a couple of weeks- /5. Peter Koch has 48 books on Goodreads with ratings. Peter Koch’s most popular book is Exploring the Big Bend Country. Look at a map of Texas and you will see, in the southwestern part of the state, an area that dips down into Mexico.

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University of Texas Press " ⦿ Book Definition ⦿. In Big Bend Country: Land of the Unexpected, he takes a nostalgic retrospective journey through the times and places of this increasingly popular corner of West Texas to say goodbye to those who made the history, created the myths, and lived the legends/5(5).

Exploring Big Bend Country March 5 – 12, Big Bend Country. Calling all history-lovers, seekers of Beautiful Places, enjoyers of small group adventures as well as hikers, photographers, scenic-drive-aficionados, story-gatherers, and special people.

That was supposed to cover everyone, more or less. Exploring the Big Bend Country Kindle Edition by Peter Koch (Author), June Cooper Price (Author) Format: Kindle Edition out of 5 stars 2 ratings See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(2).

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Kindle Edition. $ #   An illustrated history of the Big Bend country, embracing Lincoln, Douglas, Adams, and Franklin counties, state of Washington by Steele, Richard F; Rose, Arthur PPages: "Exploring the Big Bend" is a good little book that is easy and pleasant to read to read.

The Big Bend is still one of the best and most isolated places in the United States to visit. From the headquarters of the National Park it's about 50 miles to the nearest grocery store/5. In this highly readable book, Koch's daughter June Cooper Price draws on the newspaper columns her father wrote for the Alpine Avalanche, supplemented by his photographs, journal entries, and short pieces by other family members, to present Peter Koch's vision of the Big Bend.

Peter Koch is the author of Exploring the Big Bend Country ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Konrad Adenauer ( avg rating, 6 r /5.

The book opens with his first "big adventure," a six-day photographic trip through Santa Elena Canyon on a raft made from agave flower stalks. From there, Koch takes readers hiking on mountain trails and driving the scenic loop around Fort : University of Texas Press.

Big Bend Natural History Association. Inside each of Big Bend's five visitor centers, you will find a fully stocked bookstore operated in partnership with a private, non-profit organization called Big Bend Natural History Association (BBNHA).

The bookstore carries a large variety of educational books, videos, park information. The Big Bend country of Texas remains one of the most extraordinary landscapes in America.

The geology of the Big Bend has been called the most complex on earth, a land built and wrecked over million years by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, lava flows, floods, faulting, uplifts and erosion.

It contains every kind of mountain known to geology. In the book Exploring The Big Bend Country an interview by Peter Koch with a grandson of Luna, Demencio C. Luna Jr., puts Luna's arrival at Alamo Wash after the close of the Comanche Trail: My grandfather [Gilberto Luna] was born around Location: At base of Pena Mountain in Big.

Big Bend is a vast and complex place. In one visit you'll only begin to scratch the surface of the park; likewise, no one book provides a fully comprehensive exploration of the Big Bend. Below are a number of books in several different categories that begin to cover the park and the region.

The book opens with his first "big adventure," a six-day photographic trip through Santa Elena Canyon on a raft made from agave flower stalks. From there, Koch takes readers hiking on mountain trails and driving the scenic loop around Fort : University of Texas Press.

The vast majority of visitors to Big Bend venture no farther than the high-country basin in the Chisos, which is understandable, since you don’t see 7,foot mountains in Texas every day.Death In Big Bend: True Stories of Death & Rescue in the Big Bend National Park.

Big Bend attracts some of the most dedicated visitors of any national park in the country. They drive for hours from all across Texas and beyond, sometimes for just a short weekend of wilderness/5.June Cooper Price (Author) June Cooper Price (–) was a freelance writer who lived in Mesa, Arizona, when not on the road in an RV with her husband.

She and her mother Etta Koch told the story of their family's move to Big Bend in Lizards on the Mantel, Burros at the.