The Geysers of Yellowstone, Fourth Edition

by T. Scott Bryan

foreword by Lee Whittlesey


"A tribute to and a tool for the geyser gazers. . . . Any visitor to Yellowstone for whom geysers carry an appeal at all needs the guide."
—Scientific American

"I don't own a single guidebook to the geysers. I've never even thought about buying one. I've never been tempted to consult one while ambling through Yellowstone National Park. But Scott Bryan's field guide—now in its fourth edition—has me wondering if it's not time to reconsider. Geysers of Yellowstone tells the story of more than 700 springs, geysers, steam vents and fumaroles in the park. And in Bryan's naturalist-former park ranger hands, the stories are fascinating, hitting on the history, geography, and science of Yellowstone's geothermal phenomena. He's done pretty much all the work for us. There are maps, directions, descriptions, cautionary notes, photographs, you name it. All that's left is to grab the guidebook, stuff it in a backpack, and head for hot water."
The Missoulian

 

This revised popular field guide describes in detail each of the more than 500 geysers in Yellowstone National Park. With updated information and a new foreword by park archivist Lee Whittlesey, Geysers of Yellowstone is both a reference work and a fine introduction to the nature of geyser activity for the newcomer to geothermal phenomena. A glossary of key terms is provided, along with a comprehensive appendix that discusses other geyser areas of the world. Detailed maps accompany each geyser basin described, and tables are provided for easy reference.

 

T. Scott Bryan was a seasonal employee at Yellowstone National Park from 1970 through 1986. In addition to his studies in Yellowstone, he has been to geyser fields throughout the contiguous United States, Mexico, Japan, Fiji, New Zealand, and the Valley of Geysers on the Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia, leading the first-ever US study group there in 1991.

Imprint: University Press of Colorado

Book Details

  • Paperback Price: $24.95
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-87081-924-7
  • Ebook Price: $19.95
  • 30-day ebook rental price: $9.99
  • EISBN: 978-1-60732-010-4
  • Publication Year: 2008
  • Pages: 480
  • Illustrations: 61 b&w photos, 1 line drawing, 39 maps, 36 tables
  • Discount Type: Trade
  • Author: by T. Scott Bryan
  • ECommerce Code: 978-0-87081-924-7