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  • New telling of a geologic saga: A review of Rough-Hewn Land

    New telling of a geologic saga: A review of Rough-Hewn Land

    In Rough-Hewn Land: A Geologic Journey from California to the Rocky Mountains, Keith Heyer Meldahl brings the geography of the West to vivid life.

  • Chronicling a lost river: A review of Dry River

    Ken Lamberton explores a Southwestern desert landscape in Dry River: Stores of Life, Death, and Redemption on the Santa Cruz.

  • The endless atlas: A review of Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas

    Rebecca Solnit assembles historical, legendary, and artistic tidbits and tales along with glorious maps in her new book.

  • Literary trivia of the West

    Test your knowledge with a Western literary trivia quiz.

  • A geography of the imagination

    In Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape, edited by Barry Lopez and Debra Gwartney, 45 diverse writers define unusual geographical terms used across the country.

  • Between the body and the world

    The creepy glamour of the scientific exhibit Body Worlds 2 – which showcases actual preserved sections of human bodies – never answers the question of how – and where– these people lived

  • Dear friends

    Luther Propst joins HCN board; visitors; HCN wins awards; clarifications and corrections

  • The best of both worlds

    George Abramajtis, like most other exurbanites, loves his life in a Colorado mountain subdivision, despite the long daily commute

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