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Safeguarding the uniqueness of the Colorado Plateau an ecoregional assessment of biocultural diversity

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Published by Center for Sustainable Environments, Grand Canyon Wildlands Council, Terralingua in [Flagstaff, Ariz.], Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Animal diversity conservation -- Colorado Plateau,
  • Ecolinguistics -- Colorado Plateau,
  • Ecological assessment (Biology) -- Colorado Plateau,
  • Plant diversity -- Colorado Plateau,
  • Colorado Plateau -- Conservation biology,
  • Colorado Plateau -- Languages

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Edition Notes

Other titlesEcoregional assessment of biocultural diversity
ContributionsMaffi, Luisa, Nabhan, Gary Paul, Pynes, Patrick, Seibert, David, Sisk, Thomas D, Stevens, Lawrence E, Trimble, Stephen, 1950-, Northern Arizona University. Center for Sustainable Environments, Terralingua (Organization), Grand Canyon Wildlands Council
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 97 p. :
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17117538M
ISBN 100971878617
OCLC/WorldCa52825121

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The Colorado Plateau, also known as the Colorado Plateau Province, is a physiographic and desert region of the Intermontane Plateaus, roughly centered on the Four Corners region of the southwestern United province covers an area of , km 2 (, mi 2) within western Colorado, northwestern New Mexico, southern and eastern Utah, northern Arizona, and a tiny fraction in the.   Elevation for the Colorado Plateaus starts at about m (2, ft) above sea level, with plateau tops ranging from 1, to 2, km (5, to 7, ft) and mountaintops reaching nearly 3, km (13, ft). Ancient Precambrian rocks, exposed only in the deepest canyons, make up the basement of the Colorado Plateau. The Colorado Plateau province can be divided into six sections. The highest of these is the High Plateaus of Utah, featuring great rock cliffs and terraces ascending to 11, feet (3, m) in central Utah. The northernmost section is the Uinta Basin, a dissected plateau abutting the Uinta Mountains in northeastern Utah and northwestern Colorado.. South of it is the Canyon Lands, so named. Safeguarding the wonders of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado Plateau, while supporting the rights of its Native peoples. Home - COVID Message. From the Grand Canyon Trust Family to Yours. We have temporarily closed our offices to protect our employees and the communities we serve. From our desks and kitchen tables at home, we continue to.

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