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The Resource River of contrasts : the Texas Colorado, Margie Crisp ; foreword by Andrew Samson

River of contrasts : the Texas Colorado, Margie Crisp ; foreword by Andrew Samson

Label
River of contrasts : the Texas Colorado
Title
River of contrasts
Title remainder
the Texas Colorado
Statement of responsibility
Margie Crisp ; foreword by Andrew Samson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Writer and artist Margie Crisp has traveled the length of Texas' Colorado River, which rises in Dawson County, south of Lubbock, and flows 860 miles southeast across the state to its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico at Matagorda Bay. Echoing the truth of Heraclitus's ancient dictum, the river's character changes dramatically from its dusty headwaters on the High Plains to its meandering presence on the coastal prairie. The Colorado is the longest river with both its source and its mouth in Texas, and its water, from beginning to end, provides for the state's agricultural, municipal, and recrea
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crisp, Margie
Dewey number
976.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F392.C6
LC item number
C75 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
River books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colorado River Valley (Tex.)
  • Colorado River Valley (Tex.)
  • Colorado River (Tex.)
  • Natural history
  • HISTORY
  • Natural history
  • Travel
  • Texas
  • Texas
Label
River of contrasts : the Texas Colorado, Margie Crisp ; foreword by Andrew Samson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-213) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early spring on the High Plains: headwaters -- Impounded on the Rolling Plains -- River revealed: Cross Timbers and into the Llano uplift -- Another Colorado: the Highland Lakes and Lady Bird Lake -- Living downstream: east Austin through the Blackland Prairies -- Into the Gulf (almost): Gulf Coast prairies and Matagorda Bay
Control code
794003771
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (228 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603447478
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794003771
Label
River of contrasts : the Texas Colorado, Margie Crisp ; foreword by Andrew Samson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-213) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early spring on the High Plains: headwaters -- Impounded on the Rolling Plains -- River revealed: Cross Timbers and into the Llano uplift -- Another Colorado: the Highland Lakes and Lady Bird Lake -- Living downstream: east Austin through the Blackland Prairies -- Into the Gulf (almost): Gulf Coast prairies and Matagorda Bay
Control code
794003771
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (228 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603447478
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794003771

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