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    • Atomic Geography

    • A Personal History of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation
    • By: Melvin R Adams
    • Narrated by: James Killavey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Perhaps the first environmental engineer at Hanford, Melvin R. Adams spent 24 years on its 586 square miles of desert terrain. His thoughtful vignettes recall challenges and sites he worked on or found personally intriguing - like the 216-U-pond, contaminated with plutonium longer than any other place in the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative !!

    • By Patrick on 11-12-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Netting the Sun

    • A Personal Geography of the Oregon Desert (Northwest Voices Essays)
    • By: Melvin R. Adams
    • Narrated by: Nate Daniels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Netting the Sun offers a carefully crafted diversity of natural and human stories from a landscape seemingly empty and forlorn to passing casual travelers. This surprising interpretation of south central Oregon's botany, geology, wildlife, ethnography, and history reveals what a truly special place the high desert is.

    Regular price: $14.95