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By Peter Goin,Peter Friederici

In Glen Canyon waters rose, inundating petroglyphs and growing Lake Powell. Now the Colorado River basin is experiencing the longest dry spell in glossy history—one that indicates alarming symptoms of turning into the recent normal.

 

In A New kind of Beauty photographer Peter Goin and author Peter Friederici take on technological know-how from the point of view of paintings, making a lyrical exploration in phrases and pictures, environment Glen Canyon and Lake Powell because the indispensable instance of the demanding situations of perceiving position in a brand new period of radical swap. via evocative images and wide reporting, the 2 record their visits to the canyon nation over a span of decades. via motorboat and kayak, they've got ventured into distant corners of the once-huge reservoir to pursue profound questions: what's this position? How will we see it? what is going to it become?

 

Goin’s full-color photos are geared up in 3 galleries—Flora and Fauna, Artifacts, and occasional Water—interspersed with 3 essays by means of Friederici, and an epilogue gallery on fireplace. The e-book contains foldout pictures, which permit readers to completely see Lake Powell at excessive water and occasional water points

Contemplating humanity’s function on this planet it really is developing, Goin and Friederici ask if the uncertainties inherent in Glen Canyon bring in an unpredictable new destiny for each position. They problem us to query how we glance on the global, how we are living in it, and what the longer term will be.

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