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Mammals of Mount Rainier National Park

Merlin K. Potts

Mammals of Mount Rainier National Park

by Merlin K. Potts

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Published by Mount Rainier Naural History Association in [Longmire, Wash .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (State),
  • Mount Rainier National Park.
    • Subjects:
    • Mammals -- Washington (State) -- Mount Rainier National Park.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Merlin K. Potts and Russell K. Grater.
      ContributionsGrater, Russell K. joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL719.W2 P6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination87 p.
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6262398M
      LC Control Number58049085
      OCLC/WorldCa1004357

      Mount Rainier National Park Reader Compiled by Alpine Ascents International Disclaimer: The information contained in this reader is intended for educational purposes. Selections were obtained from various sources, including the Mount Rainier National Park web site, permission pending in . You'll likely see some deer, maybe an elk or two along the road, but for best wildlife viewing you've got to do some hiking. In fact, one of my best ever wildlife viewing days wasn't in Alaska, it .

        Welcome to the Mount Rainier National Park Information Page. Here you will find all you need to know about the natural history of the park. Learn about the geology, trees, mammals, birds, or other plants and wildlife of the area. Mount Rainier National Park is located in west central Washington about 48 miles southeast of Tacoma, WA. The park /5(10). There are many birds found here, especially in the summer when the meadows are lush with wildflowers, seeds, and insects. Over 80 square miles of Mount Rainier National Park has an elevation above 6, feet (1, meters). This final alpine zone is characterized by .

      Mount Rainier National Park was established by an act of Congress on March 2, Since its beginning, the superintendents, staff, and concessionaires of Mount Rainier have created an irreplaceable administrative and photographic record that chronicles the history of this unique place. Mount Rainier National Park is an American national park located in southeast Pierce County and northeast Lewis County in Washington state. [3] The park was established on March 2, as the fifth national park in the United States, preserving , acres ( sq mi; km 2) [1] including all of Mount Rainier, a 14,foot (4, m) stratovolcano. [4].


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Mammals of Mount Rainier National Park by Merlin K. Potts Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cascade Red Fox. NPS/ David P. Stiles Photo. Additional References: Mammals and Life Zones - Mount Rainier National Park site bulletin (pdf). Eder, Tamara. "Mammals of Washington & Oregon". Renton: Lone Pine Publishing, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Potts, Merlin K., Mammals of Mount Rainier National Park.

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plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are. Rodents, in terms of numbers, are the most successful group of mammals in the park. From the beaver, the largest rodent in North America, to the tiny jumping mouse, all rodents share a common feature: sharp, protruding incisor teeth on the lower and upper jaws.

Get this from a library. Mammals and birds of Mount Rainier National Park. [Walter P Taylor; William T Shaw; William L Finley; Irene Finley; J B Flett; United States.

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Mount Rainier (pronounced: / r eɪ ˈ n ɪər /), also known as Tahoma or Tacoma, is a large active stratovolcano in the Cascade mountain range located 59 miles (95 km) south-southeast of Seattle, in Mount Rainier National a summit elevation of 14, ft (4, m), it is the highest mountain in the U.S.

state of Washington, and of the Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest, the most Native name: Tahoma, Tacoma (Southern Puget.

At Mount Rainier National Park fall is the best season to spot elk and deer. Summer into fall is the best season to view marmots, pikas, golden-mantled ground-squirrels and chipmunks. Mountain goats can be seen most of the year but stay high in winter.

Black-tailed deer can be spotted in forested habitats. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Mammals of Mount Rainier National Park by Russell K.

Grater and Merlin K. Potts - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. This is a comprehensive listing of all the bird species recorded in Mount Rainier National Park, which is in the U.S.

state of list is based on one published by the National Park Service (NPS). Since the NPS list was compiled through July27 species have been added through eBird.

Mount Rainier National Park is an American national park located in southeast Pierce County and northeast Lewis County in Washington state. The park was established on March 2, as the fifth national park in the United States, preservingacres ( sq mi; km 2) including all of Mount Rainier, a 14,foot (4, m) stratovolcano.

Coordinates: 46°51′N °45′W /. This beautiful view of Mt Rainier was located on the drive to the Mt Rainier National Forest. The lighting was perfect and the clouds surrounded the mountain peak.

Their are two locations in-which you can enter into the National Park. This was the "West" location entrance. You need to be ready to pay for entrance fees.5/5(). Mount Rainier A Visitor's Companion (Book): Wuerthner, George: Excellent chapters on geology, vegetation, and wildlife.-Backpacker A friendly guide to one of the most spectacular places on Earth.-Outdoor Photographer The ecosystems within Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state are diverse-from subalpine meadow to old-growth forest-and support a variety of birds, reptiles.

This field guide for Mount Rainier National Park is easy to stash in the car or slip into your pack. No matter the weather or terrain, Mac's Field Guides are the perfect wildlife identification tool for the amateur naturalist, covering a wide variety of subjects and regions in North America.

Wildlife Viewing -- Hunting is prohibited in Mount Rainier National Park; consequently, deer, elk, and mountain goats within the park have lost their fear of humans. Anyone hiking the park's trails in the summer can expect to encounter some of these large mammals.

The Western Toad (Anaxyrus boreas) is the only toad species known to exist in Mount Rainier National Park, and it is also relatively rare and mysterious compared to other amphibians. However, because it is an important indicator of ecosystem health, and an awesome species that we want to learn about and protect, we are trying to track it down.

Excellent chapters on geology, vegetation, and wildlife.-Backpacker A friendly guide to one of the most spectacular places on Earth.-Outdoor Photographer The ecosystems within Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state are diverse-from subalpine meadow to old-growth forest-and support a variety of birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, mammals, and plants.4/5.

A Nature Guide in Mount Rainier National Park Terrain According to local legend, Martha Longmire, who helped found the first hotel in the area, was supposed to have exclaimed, "This must be what paradise is like," upon her first visit to the subalpine meadows that now bear that name. Rainier is renowned for its panoramic views but there is more than meets the eye in this beautiful national park.

It is home to 25 glaciers, three different plant and life zones, has five different entrances throughout the park, and is honestly one of the most stunning places in the world during its wildflower season.Media in category "Mammals of Mount Rainier National Park" The following 99 files are in this category, out of 99 total.

(2) Marmota caligata (Hoary Marmot).jpg 1, × 1,; MB. about 35 miles (56 km) southeast of Tacoma and some 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Mount St.

Helens National Volcanic Monument. The park was created in to preserve Mount Rainier, a dormant volc feet (4, metres) high, and the surrounding area. It covers square miles ( square km).

The peak of Mount Rainier was sculpted by ice, and some two dozen named .