Moody sunset photo of the Grand Canyon with low-hanging clouds, rain and portion of a rainbow in the distance, with low-angled sun illuminating buttes and cliffs.

WELCOME TO RAVEN'S PERCH MEDIA

a reference and resource service for all individuals, organizations, or administrative agencies who have interests or stakeholder concerns in the Grand Canyon and Lower Colorado River regions of the United States and Mexico

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NEWER EDITIONS OF MANY OF THE PUBLICATIONS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE CONTINUALLY IN PROGRESS AND WILL BE PUBLISHED AT INFREQUENT INTERVALSPERIODICALLY CHECK OUT THE "NEW!" TAB


THIS WEBSITE CONTAINS

  • THE GRAND CANON  [canon: an essential guide or list] : a comprehensive, five-century Worldwide Bibliography of the Grand Canyon and Lower Colorado River Regions of the United States and Mexico — containing 106,000 citations in 114 languages
    • Go to "THE GRAND CANON" main tab for basic information and download links for the principal volumes:
      • Volume 1.  Introduction and Bibliography
      • Volume 2.  Cartobibliography
      • Volume 3.  Grand Canyon: Colossal Mirror  (all the Grand Canyons in the world, and then some, PLUS analogies and metaphors enough to fill the Grand Canyon!)
      • each volume can also be accessed through separate website tabs
      • each of the 32 subject-specific parts of the bibliography—and a detailed table of contents for the bibliography—can also be individually accessed and downloaded through the drop-downs under the "JUST THE BIBLIOGRAPHY" tab
    • Newer, expanded and revised, editions for Volumes 1–3, are in preparation. Release dates are planned for late 2024
  • SPECIAL BIBLIOGRAPHIES that focus on specific subjects that are not segregated in the three principal volumes of THE GRAND CANON these separate volumes can be accessed through these tabs:
  • SPECIAL VOLUMES that pertain to the history of these regions can be accessed through this tab:  OTHER SPECIAL BIBLIOGRAPHIES AND VOLUMES

The "WEBSITE GUIDE" tab provides more detailed information


The website and all files available on it (mostly as searchable PDFs) are best viewed on wide screens.  Many of the volumes are designed in book format to accommodate opposing-page layouts. Wide screens and opposing-page layouts are, however, not mandatory for the use of these volumes.  File sizes and number of pages are noted on the download buttons.

Although some web pages and PDFs are provided in Spanish translation, the principal language of this website and its products is English.


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