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Alumni Travel Reading 2018-2019: Canadian Rockies

Glacier National Park

Lakes

Iceberg Lake in Glacier National Park, photograph by Andrew Kalat.  Obtained on flickr via Creative Commons.

Indigenous Peoples

Jasper, and Banff

Fully available through Hathitrust.org Banff in the Canadian Rockies and the Glaciers of the Selkirks: Reached by the Canadian Pacific Railway. Scroll to see more.

Canadian Rockies Trail Guide by Brian Patton and Bart Robinson, 8th Ed. 2007. Scroll through this embedded copy.
Limited view available via Google Books

Wildlife

fourteen bison grazing on hill

Bison, photograph by Lee Coursey.  Obtained on flickr via Creative Commons.

Canadian Rockies

View of valley with rocky mountains in background

Waterton National Park, photograph by Gord McKenna.  Obtained on flickr via Creative Commons.

 

Selected By:

Nick Orkent
Bibliographer for US History, Africana Studies,
Philosophy, and Urban Studies
 

Website Annotated and Edited By:

Kelsey LeClair
Penn Libraries
 
For more information about this and other excursions, please visit Penn Travel Guides.
 

Lake and trees in valley between rocky mountains

Banff National Park, Peyto Lake in June.  Photograph by Pascal.  Obtained on flickr via Creative Commons.

National Parks

Fiction

Lake Louise

Teal lake with snow-dusted mountain to left

Lake Louise, photograph by Nate Eagleson.  Obtained on flickr with Creative Commons.

Additional Information on U.S. National Parks

For additional travel reading, please see our other pages on the National Parks:

Environmental Topics

Mountains

Snowy mountains with trees in foreground

Glacier National Park, photograph by Jessica Merz.  Obtained on flickr via Creative Commons.

Wildlife

Horned moose drinking water between trees

Moose at Vermillion Lakes, photograph by Russ Osborne.  Obtained on flickr via Creative Commons.

Field Guides