Perito Moreno National Park Publisher: Pgw Publish Date: 2/3/2015 Language: ENGLISH Weight: 11.95 ISBN-13: 9781939621184 Dewey: 551
In a region so alluring that is has become synonymous with beauty at the end of the Earth, Perito Moreno National Park is an icon of Patagonia. Named in honor of revered early conservationist Perito Moreno, the John Muir of Argentina, this relatively little visited park is amagnet for intrepid travelers and ambitious alpinists. Legendary businessman and philanthropist Douglas Tompkins (founder of The North Face) contributes the book''s foreword. In a book as grand as the natural area it celebrates, Perito Moreno National Park presents a stunning collection of images of the park by renowned landscape photographer Antonio Vizcaíno. With supporting essays from experts on the park''s natural and cultural history, this elegant volume offers an armchair tour of one of the world''s most scenic and unsullied landscapes. For all of who dream of Patagonia, Perito Moreno National Park is a ticket into the heart of the wild.