Desert Heart: Chronicles of the Sonoran Desert byWilliam K. Hartmann
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1989 Fisher Books oversized hardcover book with intact dust jacket and 216 pages. Beautifully illustrated. "William K. Hartmann tells the human and geological history of the forbidding central core of the Sonoran Desert. Using his own beautiful photos made during three decades of exploration, Hartmann acts as a guide through time and place in the Sonoran Desert and summarizes the modern environmental changes of the region." This is the unknown Southwest--the disarming harshness and overwhelming beauty of the desert heartland surrounded by modern sunbelt cities. The reader will travel to the forgotten volcanoes and giant craters of the Pinacate Mountains, Organ Pipe National Monument and historic trails of Spanish explorers and missionaries. Natural History of the Sonoran Desert; Lukeville, Arizona, Organ Pipe National Monument; Rocky Point, Mexico