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Gila : river of the Southwest

Edwin Corle

Gila : river of the Southwest

by Edwin Corle

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gila River Valley (N.M. and Ariz.),
  • Southwest, New -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edwin Corle ; illustrated by Ross Santee.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination402 p. :
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22137045M

    From this point, the Gila River then winds its way southwest for about 16 miles through the many thousands of acres of ranch and farm lands that comprise the broad Gila Valley, passing between the small communities of Cliff and Gila at about the halfway point, before continuing on to reenter the Gila National Forest once again in the Burro. Finish your touring with a little fun at the Salt River. The river, the largest tributary of the Gila River, flows west and southwest just south of downtown Phoenix. The Salt River is your chance to experience a rarity in nature: a naturally occurring salty river. The river turns salty thanks to .

    His book, dictated in his later years, is the story of an ordinary working stiff with a touch of wanderlust on the mining frontier. Uncle Jimmie took a trip up to the Gila Hot Springs for a few baths in , liked the area, and homesteaded just downstream of the present . “A new book from Connors is always welcome, and A Song for the River—both an elegy for lost friends and a "biography of New Mexico's beautiful Gila river—delivers more of what made his previous efforts so compelling: humanity, lyricism, and top-notch nature writing.”—Jon Foro, Amazon Best Nonfiction of The Gila River and Wilderness are the heart and soul of A Song for the River.

    Gila The Life and Death of An American River (Book): McNamee, Gregory: "For sixty million years, the Gila River, longer than the Hudson and the Delaware combined, has shaped the ecology of the Southwest from its source in New Mexico to its confluence with the Colorado River in Arizona. Today, for at least half its length, the Gila is dead, like so many of the West's great rivers, owing to.   Archaeology Café returns to Changing Hands for a new season of programs exploring the deep and diverse history of Phoenix and the greater Southwest in a jargon-free zone. Dr. Karen Schollmeyer will encourage Valley residents to look east up the Gila River as she explores Life Before AD on the Upper Gila River, Southwest New Mexico.. Residents of the upper reaches of the Gila .


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This book is fasinating. Follows the Gila River from New Mexico to the Colorado River. Tells a great story about Mexico, Arizona and New Mexico. Starting with the Priest coming up from Mexico, the first explorers of the area and follows all the way to the early 50s.

Great read, fun book if you like by: 9. Gila River Indian Community, Sacaton, AZ. 19K likes. The Gila River Indian Reservation was established inand the Gila River Indian Community formally established by Congress in The Followers: 21K.

If you only read one book in your life about the history of the American Southwest, excluding California, This Is The One. I lived in Arizona for 15 years.

Yet, reading The Gila, I learned more in a month than I had in the 15 years, about its prehistory, settlement by Spaniards, then Gringos, onward to the mid-twentieth century.4/5(1).

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THE GILA: River of the Southwest5/5(7). The Gila Wilderness encompasses the headwaters of the Gila River; its forks, tributaries and surrounding mountains offer some of the most spectacular scenery and ideal campsites in the American Southwest.

Visitors travel through deep winding canyons, beneath tall pines and towering rock formations. Get this from a library. The Gila: river of the Southwest.

[Edwin Corle; Ross Santee; Fitzgerald Rivers of America Collection (Library of Congress)] -- "Traces history of this fabulous land of New Mexico and Arizona from the days of the dinosaur to the present-day dam building and land reclamation through irrigation." Library Journal.

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Gila: River of the Southwest by Edwin Corle (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Pack binoculars along with your camera, and watch for common Blackhawk, Great Blue Heron and Belted Kingfisher among dozens of bird species making their home in tamarisk thickets along the Gila.

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is the Gila River Indian Community's news site. The top local source for news and information, Details. Op-Ed: A boondoggle on the last wild river in New Mexico Visitors play with their dog in the West Fork of the Gila River in the Gila National Forest of New Mexico on J (Los Angeles Times).

It’s common knowledge in the Great Southwest that creeks usually have more water than rivers. The conduct of Arizona’s rivers is as wayward as that of her politicians. Inthe citizens of Florence petitioned the territorial legislature for a bridge across the Gila River so they could get to the Salt River Valley when the river was up.

Southwest Book Award, BRLA Notable Book, Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award Amazon Book Review Best Nonfiction of Publisher's Weekly Best Books of the Year, Nonfiction Southwest Books of the Year Outside Magazine Pick for Best Adventure Books of the Season NPR Summer Reading List Pick From one of the last fire lookouts in America comes this sequel to the award.

As the only commercial river operators on the Gila River, we are proud to be your escort on this trip down one of the southwest’s most prized bucket list river adventures. Dates/Discounts Gila Wilderness Five-Day Dates: March (Meet on 6th).

The Gila River was flowing at a yearly high rate ( cubic feet per second-C.F.S.) and I received a phone call from Billy Joe, an adventurer who also has type 1 diabetes. Google unveils a record flow at Winkelman (our entrance point) of 55, C.F.S. A slight difference from our day on the river b.

E-book October ; Details. Overview. For sixty million years, the Gila River, longer than the Hudson and the Delaware combined, has shaped the ecology of the Southwest from its source in New Mexico to its confluence with the Colorado River in Arizona.

Today, for at least half its length, the Gila is dead, like so many of. The Black River is a mile-long ( km) river that forms southwest of Alpine in Arizona's White Mountains and flows southwest then northwest to meet the White River west of Fort Apache on the White Mountain Apache Tribal Lands.

The merged streams form. The Gila River Valley is a multi-sectioned valley of the Gila River, located primarily in Gila River forms in western New Mexico and flows west across southeastern, south-central, and southwestern Arizona; it changes directions as it progresses across the state, and defines specific areas and valleys.

The central portion of the river flows through the southern Phoenix valley region Counties: List, Graham, Pinal, Gila, Pinal, Maricopa, Yuma.

Upper Gila Preservation Archaeology Field School in Southwest New Mexico. Our team will excavate at the 14th-century Gila River Farm site in beautiful southwest New Mexico. We will also record sites on survey, analyze what we find in the lab, and learn to make and use ancient tools.

Kiva, and various book chapters. She has directed.Arizona's Gila River and its tributaries once formed the most important water system in the Southwest.

Today, it has been bled dry; its wildlife and vegetation have been mostly destroyed and the lower.Archaeology Southwest has joined with a broad array of tribal, national and local partners in support of the Great Bend of the Gila National Monument ation introduced by Representative Raúl Grijalva seeks to preserve an 84,acre area on existing public lands along the Gila River, from Robbins Butte in the Town of Buckeye in Maricopa County to Sears Point in Yuma County.