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Author Aton, James M., 1949-

Title River flowing from the sunrise : an environmental history of the lower San Juan / James M. Aton, Robert S. McPherson.

Publication Info. Logan : Utah State University Press, [2000]


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 216 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contents Foreword: A river in time -- Introduction: Twelve millennia on the San Juan -- ch. 1, Prehistory: from clovis hunters to corn farmers -- ch. 2, Navajos, Paiutes, and Utes: views of a sacred land -- ch. 3, Exploration and science: defining terra incognita -- ch. 4, Livestock: cows, feed, and floods -- ch. 5, Agriculture: ditches, droughts, and disasters -- ch. 6, City building: farming the triad -- ch. 7, Mining: black and yellow gold in redrock country -- ch. 8, The federal government: dams, tamarisk, and pikeminnows -- ch. 9, San Juan of the imagination: local and national values -- Epilogue: Visions: flowing from the sunrise or a water spigot?
Summary Natural history of the lower San Juan River in the US Southwest.
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Subject Human ecology -- San Juan River Valley (Colo.-Utah) -- History.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- San Juan River Valley (Colo.-Utah)
San Juan River Valley (Colo.-Utah) -- Environmental conditions.
Effect of human beings on.
Human ecology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Geography.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Ecology. (OCoLC)fst00901476
Human ecology. (OCoLC)fst00962941
Nature -- Effect of human beings on. (OCoLC)fst01034564
United States -- San Juan River Valley. (OCoLC)fst01276877
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author McPherson, Robert S., 1947-
Other Form: Print version: Aton, James M., 1949- River flowing from the sunrise. Logan : Utah State University Press, ©2000 (DLC) 00010229
ISBN 9780874214031 (electronic bk.)
0874214033 (electronic bk.)
9780874213973 (electronic bk.)
0874213975 (electronic bk.)
0874214041 (alk. paper)
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