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California Gold Country - The Story Behind The Scenery

California Gold Country - The Story Behind The Scenery
  • #: 5505
  • Price: $4.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2010-04-13
  • Current Version: 1.0
  • 1.0
  • Size: 68.90 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: eparkguide
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 3.2 or later
  • © eParkGuide, LLC 2009
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Description

The hottest California Gold Country e-book by KC Publications is sure to ignite ‘gold fever’ within your inner-explorer!

The idea of stumbling upon a treasure trove of gold in the notorious California Gold Country still continues to lure budding gold miners to this tourism hot spot and why wouldn’t it? Since early 1848 ‘gold fever’ infected the dreams and imagination of people across the world, who sought after a new life filled with glitz and glamour.

Allow yourself to be taken further into the harsh reality of gold mining, with a range of journal extracts written by gold miners; to detailed photographs showcasing the striking water depressions caused by aggressive mining activity.

Experience the mesmerizing remains of the Southern Mines, the Empire Mine State Park and possibly the most alluring, rugged country stocked with open shafts that surround Sierra City.

Take a trip back in time and experience one of the most historical events in American and Native American history. Or choose to step into modern California Gold Country – now a thriving tourist destination where gold mining is a fun, leisure activity.

Delve into this unique world, where the lives and towns still echo memories of the Gold Rush Period through a KC Publication e-book – it’s the next best thing to being there!

You can expect:

• An enhanced, yet still similar experience to reading a book. With the ability to flip pages from any corner, leave notes, use a highlighter to mark key points or an eraser to undo highlights, hear the ‘flick’ of real pages and hold pages in place. The e-book experience is a unique experience for all ages.

• An assortment of 88 photographs and artwork (including action, aerial & close-up shots) giving you an in-depth view into the lives of early gold-seekers.

• A map detailing key routes, camp sites, surrounding National Parks and key areas.

• The ability to zoom-in on images and text, allowing you to view the content in detail.

• A vast array of content spreading over 52 pages including; history, life of a miner, the transforming landscape, current situation and so much more!

Use a KC Publication e-book to:

• Plan or inspire a unique outdoor adventure

• Educate others

• Enjoy as relaxing reading material - suitable for all ages

• Guide you through the facts and ‘must-know’ information on a specific National Park

• Enhance your knowledge on the environment and science behind nature

• Gain a greater value for natural assets and worldly traditions

About KC Publications - 46 Years Publishing

KC Publications celebrates its 46th year as a pre-eminent publisher of interpretive book series on America’s outdoor treasures. No other company has published as many books on National Parks and Monuments as KC Publications. Received

Founded in 1963 to promote appreciation, understanding and visitation to the many U.S. National Parks, KC Publications has been a true partner to the National Parks and Associations and remains committed to continue that for many years to come.

KC DenDooven, Founder and Publisher, is a pioneer in the publishing of interpretive materials and has dedicated KC Publications to sharing the beauty and story of National Parks through words and photography. KC Publications has been honored with awards from the National Park Service, Partners for Public Lands, and received a President’s Award from the National Association for Interpretation.

Mission Statement

“To aid people in a better understanding of our environment - this is ‘The Story Behind the Scenery’ concept.”

KC Publications is dedicated to sharing the beauty and story of National Parks and Public Lands. They are an award winning publisher that you can depend on for fulfillment of your orders.

KC Publications is a true partner committed to telling your story, your way.

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