Geography Faculty Research and Publications

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  • Blake, Kevin S.
    Zane Grey's epic romance about the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad was published in 1918 to mixed reviews. While it rated the top selling book of the year, one critic said it was bogged down in the "outworn ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    The geography of Wildfire (1917) is among the most significant in all of Zane Grey's western romances. lt weaves together four places that shaped Grey's vision of the West more than any other prior to 1917: Lees Ferry ...
  • Leys, B. A.; Commerford, J. L.; McLauchlan, Kendra K.
    Fire is a key Earth system process, with 80% of annual fire activity taking place in grassland areas. However, past fire regimes in grassland systems have been difficult to quantify due to challenges in interpreting the ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    Zane Grey was obsessed with climbing Wild Horse Mesa in southern Utah from the mo-ment he first saw its imposing Straight Cliffs from the Glass Mountains in 1913. He described the sight on his first expedition to Rainbow ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    Some of Zane Grey's most memorable and stirring geographic descriptions are featured in the pages of The Rainbow Trail. The passages devoted to Red Lake Trading Post, Navajo Mountain, and the Tsegi (spelled Sagi in this ...

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