We are living in a land rich with beauty and wonders. "Life" is fortunate that these stunning settings have attracted many of the country's - indeed, the world's - most talented scenic photographers. From the awe- inspiring work of Ansel Adams to the jaw-dropping photography of Galen Rowell to the serene pastorals of Joel Meyerowitz and Michael Melford, this is art of a high order. And their subjects are incomparable: the Grand Canyon, Big Sur, Yosemite, Yellowstone, sublime Nantucket island, the San Francisco skyline, the Amish country of Pennsylvania and Ohio - 100 beautiful sites in all. In words and pictures, "Life" takes you there.As a special bonus, "America the Beautiful" includes a print of one of Ansel Adams' finest scenic photos, suitable for framing. This is a rich and beautiful book about a beautiful land.