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National Geographic Park Profiles: Yellowstone Country
National Geographic Park Profiles: Yellowstone Country
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travel Best Sellers

Yellowstone Country tours the stunning region that includes Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, a mosaic of national forests, wilderness areas and wildlife refuges, countless waterfalls and hot springs, and two-thirds of the world's active geysers. A challenging ascent of 13,770-foot Grand Teton is detailed, as well as encounters with loggers, hunters, miners, and hikers. Yellowstone National Park, the oldest in the world (established in 1872), forms the core of this vast area. The book explores its fabled past, roams its idyllic backcountry, and celebrates its rich, vital and wild ecosystem.


$16.00
National Geographic Guide to State Parks of the U.S., 4th Edition
National Geographic Guide to State Parks of the U.S., 4th Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travelogues and Memoirs

Nominated for inclusion in this book by the 50 state parks directors, this stunning group of 200-plus state parks presents the diversity and beauty of these accessible gems. From Florida to Alaska, from the white water at Ohiopyle State Park, Pennsylvania, to the dunes of Pink Coral Sand Dunes, Utah, from the 6-acre Iao Valley to the 204,000-acre Baxter, these parks represent the best cultural and natural areas protected within our state parks' system.


$25.00
National Geographic Park Profiles: Grand Canyon
National Geographic Park Profiles: Grand Canyon
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travel Best Sellers

Grand Canyon Country explores the spectacular 277-mile-long gash in Arizona's red-rock country—noted by Theodore Roosevelt in 1903 as "the most impressive piece of scenery I have ever looked at"—and much more. Along with the geological marvels, amazing views along the popular South Rim, and higher, cooler North Rim, the book probes ancient Indian cultures, remote forests of the Kaibab Plateau, lonely reaches of the Arizona strip, and the multihued landscapes of the Painted Desert. All the wonders of the Grand Canyon are captured in this first-person narrative—from the awe-inspiring sunsets to hikes on treacherous trails to an exciting trip down the Colorado.


$16.00
2014 National Geographic Lighthouses Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic Lighthouses Wall Calendar
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Category: Books/Calendars and Stationery

Modern navigational aids have rendered historic lighthouses obsolete but the fascination with their romance and history encourages the preservation of many of these landmarks. National Geographic Lighthouses 2014 captures the majesty of these monuments to the sea in a series of striking photographs. Each beacon of light is situated on an unspoiled coastal vantage point.


$14.95
National Geographic Kids United States Atlas
National Geographic Kids United States Atlas
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

The award-winning National Geographic Kids United States Atlas features lively maps, and graphics; updated essays and statistics; eight thematic map spreads on topics such as immigration, natural hazards, the water crisis, and the "greening" of America; same-size physical and political maps for each region for easy comparison; vibrant photo essays on each region and state; more than 350 full-color illustrations; 80-plus pages of National Geographic maps; 50-plus info graphics; updated state fact boxes; geo-whiz facts; state flags, birds, and flowers; comprehensive place-name index with coordinates for easy reference; and glossary of geographic terms.


$12.95
National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln
National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Biography

The most effective method used to influence children to read is to incorporate the information that interests them the most. National Geographic Readers are educational, high-interest, and comprehensive for children. In this title, readers will learn about the fascinating life and legacy of our 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln and his historic decision to abolish slavery. Readers will also learn why this decision impacted the United States, as well as the extent of Lincoln's impact as a fearless leader of the Civil War.


$3.99
National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas
National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

In this brand new atlas, National Geographic's world-renowned cartographers have created an engaging book with fact-filled essays and spectacular photographs that will catch the curiosity of young readers.


$18.95
Guide to the State Parks of the United States, 3rd edition
Guide to the State Parks of the United States, 3rd edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travel Best Sellers

From the white water at Ohiopyle State Park, Pennsylvania, to the dunes of Pink Coral Sand Dunes, Utah, this lushly photographed and comprehensive guide presents the country's state parks in vivid detail and enhanced with more than 200 color photos and 32 maps. Essential information on openings, fees, contact numbers, activities, camping and lodging is included, as well as a new "Hidden Gems" section of tips on favorite places in the parks identified by parks staff. For the day visitor, the weekend escapist, or the weeklong camper, the guides' enticing selection of parks—chosen by state park directors who know them all—will inspire everyone.


$25.00
National Geographic Family Reference Atlas of the World, 3rd Edition
National Geographic Family Reference Atlas of the World, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Atlases and Reference

The Family Reference Atlas provides maps, illustrations, photographs, charts, tables; and 30 global thematic spreads displaying key facts and figures on everything from biodiversity and the distribution of natural resources to world health, global Internet connectivity, and conflict and terror hot spots.


$65.00
National Geographic Our Fifty States
National Geographic Our Fifty States
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

Overflowing with beautiful illustrations, specially designed maps, and concise essays written and reviewed by members of the Society's Geographic Alliance Program, this authoritative guide stands alone in the children's reference category. From Maine to Hawaii, kids will discover fascinating details behind each state's unique history. Our Fifty States is a superior volume so chock-full of engaging information and stunning visuals, youngsters will never run out of things to learn. Foreword by Former President Jimmy Carter.


$24.95
National Geographic Adventure Classics: The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons
National Geographic Adventure Classics: The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Adventure Classics

The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons, recently ranked number four on Adventure magazine's list of top 100 classics, is legendary pioneer John Wesley Powell's first-person account of his crew's unprecedented odyssey along the Green and Colorado Rivers and through the Grand Canyon. A bold foray into the heart of the American West's final frontier, the expedition was achieved without benefit of modern river-running equipment, supplies, or a firm sense of the region's perilous topography and the attitudes of the native inhabitants towards whites.


$14.00
National Geographic Atlas Of The World, 10th Edition
National Geographic Atlas Of The World, 10th Edition
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With a magnificent collection of world, continental, and regional maps that represent up-to-the-minute political and physical geography, National Geographic Atlas of the World, Tenth Edition showcases Earth in stunning detail. Throughout the tenth edition, state-of-the-art cartographic technologies deliver accuracy and exceptional quality. Innovative and engaging design makes the wide-ranging content easily accessible and user friendly. Topical world themes address the most compelling issues of today. Discover:

  • The most stunning, current, and comprehensive atlas of the world available, with tens of thousands of updates and an index of more than 150,000 place names providing readers with incredible detail and ease of navigation
  • Dozens of meticulously compiled world, continental, and regional political and physical maps fully covering every populated and remote area of the globe
  • A rich series of 20 topical world thematic spreads, addressing—and connecting—pressing global concerns such as urbanization, biodiversity, and interconnectivity as well as population, human rights, health, cultures, climate, technology, and much more
  • New maps and more pages than any previous National Geographic atlas, including the intricate geography of the Mediterranean Sea and the turbulent areas of northern Africa and the Middle East, as well as brand-new coverage of the British Isles, southern Africa, and Australia
  • Unique coverage of all corners of the world and beyond, revealing new information from Mars, the moon, and the northern and southern night skies
  • Dramatic and specialized sections dedicated to the Poles, oceans, geographic superlatives, and a captivating review of country flags and facts


$195.00
National Geographic Guide to Birding Hot Spots of the United States
National Geographic Guide to Birding Hot Spots of the United States
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Boasting more than 220 full-color illustrations and maps, this is the perfect practical companion to the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America. A must-have for birders everywhere, it's as useful at home as on the road, pinpointing the best places to see more than 400 species of birds from coast to coast. A veritable pocket atlas of avian information, this guide will be equally useful to the novice just starting a lifelist and the advanced birder in search of an especially elusive species or a new and unique place to enjoy this enormously popular activity.


$21.95
Washington, D.C., 4th edition
Washington, D.C., 4th edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

The latest edition of our Traveler guide to Washington, D.C., offers visitors everything they need to know to explore the many monuments, museums, lively neighborhoods, and hidden treasures of our vibrant capital city. Find tips and descriptions for cultural sites from the National Air and Space Museum to the White House.


$22.95
California, 3rd Edition
California, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

National Geographic brings you the best of the Golden State, from its flashy film industry to its towering redwood trees.


$27.95
Los Angeles, 1st Edition
Los Angeles, 1st Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

Known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Los Angeles has Hollywood and celebrity in spades. It also has a fascinating history and intriguing old neighborhoods. With this National Geographic guidebook, you'll be able to take it all in, from downtown to Koreatown to Venice Beach and beyond.


$22.95
Arizona, 4th edition
Arizona, 4th edition
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From the Grand Canyon to the Petrified Forest, snow-capped mountains to the Sonoran Desert, and fabled Route 66 to the Coronado Trail, National Geographic Traveler: Arizona, 3rd Edition, by Southwesterner Bill Weir covers the state's rich culture and stunning landscapes that make it one of the top destinations in the country, attracting 31 million visitors each year.


$22.95
Secret Journeys of a Lifetime
Secret Journeys of a Lifetime
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travel Best Sellers

The latest in the highly successful Journeys of a Lifetime series and the sequel to the original bestseller, Secret Journeys of a Lifetime offers in-depth site descriptions; dozens of fun, themed top ten lists; locator maps; illuminating sidebars; and oversized, lavish full-color images that bring to life 500 novel destinations that have managed to fly under the radar.


$40.00
$20.00
Miami and the Keys, 4th Edition
Miami and the Keys, 4th Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

This exciting city dubbed "the Gateway to the Americas" is the leading financial hub of the region and an international mecca where more residents speak Spanish than English.


$22.95
$15.99
Alaska, 3rd Edition
Alaska, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

Alaska, the last frontier, is a land of breathtaking natural scenery and rich cultural heritage. From Denali and Glacier Bay National Parks to the outpost of Ketchikan to arctic Barrow to the spectacular Dalton Highway, expert travel writer and Alaska authority Bob Devine is a deft guide to all the best spots, and lesser-known ones as well. The book's seven chapters cover the Southeast's Inside Passage, Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula, the Southwest, Prince William Sound and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Denali National Park and environs, and the Bush. Special features include in-depth spreads on native arts, bear watching, the birders of Attu Island, sled dog touring, sea kayaking instruction, gold panning, and national park field seminars, as well as specially mapped driving and walking tours, among them a spectacular drive around Kodiak Island. As in all National Geographic Travelers, vivid photographs capture Alaska's beauty, and detailed maps ensure you won't get lost.


$22.95
Hawaii, 3rd Edition
Hawaii, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Australia and Oceania

Hawaii is a plumeria paradise. Experience the surfing culture, dance the hula, enjoy a luau, go zip lining on Kauai—all this and more with National Geographic guiding you.


$22.95
Alaska, 2nd Edition
Alaska, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

Alaska is America's last frontier. Get the latest on native arts, bear watching, dog sledding, gold panning, and more.


$22.95
San Diego, 2nd Edition
San Diego, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/U.S. and Canada

Consistently among the top five travel destinations in America, San Diego offers sun, surf, and a cosmopolitan cultural scene—and with this updated guide, visitors will feel right at home both in the city and the surrounding towns that define "beach life" at its Southern California best.


$22.95
New Orleans, 2nd Edition
New Orleans, 2nd Edition
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National Geographic brings a century of incomparable travel expertise to this extraordinary series of world tours. These information-packed guides offer savvy advice and the in-depth information that sophisticated travelers demand. Each guide features detailed background and site descriptions, mapped walking and driving tours, and full-service sidebars with fascinating vignettes on history, culture, and contemporary life. There's also a 60-page directory of visitor information, including notable hotels and restaurants, entertainment, and shopping. And foldout end flaps, printed with maps and quick reference information, serve as handy bookmarks.
$22.95
$17.99
Miami and the Keys, 2nd Edition
Miami and the Keys, 2nd Edition
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National Geographic brings a century of incomparable travel expertise to this extraordinary series of world tours. These information-packed guides offer savvy advice and the in-depth information that sophisticated travelers demand. Each guide features detailed background and site descriptions, mapped walking and driving tours, and full-service sidebars with fascinating vignettes on history, culture, and contemporary life. There's also a 60-page directory of visitor information, including notable hotels and restaurants, entertainment, and shopping. And foldout end flaps, printed with maps and quick reference information, serve as handy bookmarks.
$22.95
$12.95
Field Guide to Birds: Michigan
Field Guide to Birds: Michigan
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

These handy, informative pocket-sized guides are an essential resource for the novice or experienced birder. Featuring 200 specimens each, the guides group birds by family rather than alphabetically, as approved by the American Ornithological Association. A quick-reference alphabetical guide on the inside cover provides an easy way to find a name quickly.


$14.95