Albany Public Library will close at 5:30 p.m. due to inclement weather conditions.

Swanville Public Library is closing at 5:00 due to hazardous road conditions.

Royalton Public Library is closing at 2:30pm on Wednesday, April 16 due to hazardous road conditions

Annandale Public Library will close at 6:00 p.m. due to inclement weather conditions.

Pierz Public Library is closed at 3 p.m. due to inclement weather conditions.

Kimball Public Library will close at 5:00 p.m. due to poor weather conditions.

Cokato Public Library is closed for renovations. The library will reopen Thursday, April 24.

Home Page
Home Page
 Home 
 Search 
 Digital Library 
 My Account 
 Suggest a Title 
   
BasicSearch by KeywordAlphabetical SearchSearch by NumberAdvancedDatabasesNew, Best & FunHistory
Search:    Refine Search  
> You're searching: Great River Regional Library
 
Item Information
 HoldingsHoldings
 
 
 More by this author
 
  •  
  • Jenkins, Mark Collins.
     
     Subjects
     
  •  
  • National Geographic Society (U.S.)
     
     Browse Catalog
      by author:
     
  •  
  •  Jenkins, Mark Collins.
     
      by title:
     
  •  
  •  National Geographic ...
     
     
     Search Bookstores
     
  •  
  • Amazon
     
  •  
  • Barnes and Noble
     
     
     
      Permanent Link
     MARC Display
    National Geographic 125 years : legendary photographs, adventures, and discoveries that changed the world / Mark Collins Jenkins.
    by Jenkins, Mark Collins.
    Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2013.
    Subjects
  • National Geographic Society (U.S.)
  • Added Author: 
    National Geographic Society (U.S.)
    ISBN: 
    9781426209574 :
    1426209576 :
    Bib #: 
    830228
    Description: 
    383 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.
    Contents: 
    Foreword: The place to be / Gilbert M. Grosvenor -- 1888-1899. Prologue: The great unknown : a Geographers' Society becomes National Geographic ; The world in pictures : Round Earth, flat paper : cartography at National Geographic -- 1900-1919. Scenes from every land : a magazine is born ; The world in pictures : Violent Earth : depicting a disturbed--and often disturbing--planet -- 1920-1956. Far-off, rugged places : correspondents take to the field ; The world in pictures : The romance of travel : opening a window on the world -- 1957-1969. Fly me to the moon : new directions at National Geographic ; The world in pictures : Wild lives of wildlife : extraordinary nature photography -- 1970-1996. Toward a better stewardship : a grittier era of photojournalism takes hold ; The world in pictures : Science of the times : imagery on the edge of tomorrow -- 1997-2013. Geodiversity : inspiring exploration, conservation, and connection ; The world in pictures : Parting shots ; exploring our shared humanity.
    Notes: 
    Includes index.
    Summary: 
    National Geographic 125 Years captures the heart of National Geographic's fascinating history, from its earliest days as a scientific club to its growth into one of the world's largest geographic organizations. The book reveals how much we've come to know about our fascinating world through the pages and unforgettable imagery of National Geographic, and taps key voices from the forefront of ocean and space exploration, climate science, archaeology, mountaineering, and many other disciplines to peer with us over the horizon and see where we are heading in the future. Sidebars will feature famous names including Jared Diamond, Sylvia Earle, Buzz Aldrin, Bob Ballard, Jane Goodall and more, contributing thoughts about big questions of exploration, key frontiers in research, and enduring mysteries. The focus throughout the book will be on the impact the National Geographic Society has made on the world and how it has reported and reflected a dramatically changing planet, not an insider's account of internal affairs. Special galleries between each of the sections will focus on storytelling techniques pioneered by National Geographic, including photography, television, and digital reportage. These will offer behind-the-scenes glimpses at the process of telling the greatest stories on earth--Excerpted from publisher.
    Requests: 
    0
    Copies: 
    2
    Add to my list 
    Copy/Holding information
    LocationCollectionCall No.StatusItem Type 
    Long Prairie Public Library(F) Nonfiction Collection910.6 JenShelving CartBookRequest This Copy
    Upsala Public Library(F) Nonfiction Collection910.6 JenCheck ShelvesBookRequest This Copy

    Format:HTMLPlain textDelimited
    Subject: 
    Email to:

    Serving Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd and Wright Counties in central Minnesota
    with locations in Albany, Annandale, Becker, Belgrade, Big Lake, Buffalo, Clearwater, Cokato, Cold Spring, Delano, Eagle Bend, Elk River, Foley, Grey Eagle, Howard Lake, Kimball,
    Little Falls, Long Prairie, Melrose, Monticello, Paynesville, Pierz, Richmond, Rockford, Royalton, St. Cloud, St. Michael, Sauk Centre, Staples, Swanville, Upsala and Waite Park.

    Horizon Information Portal 3.23_6390
     Powered by Dynix
    © 2001-2013 SirsiDynix All rights reserved.