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Galapagos: A Natural History

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The text details the natural history of the plants and animals found in the Galapagos Islands. Accented with numerous illustrations, it also provides an annotated list of the dominant plants according to vegetation zone. The discussion covers the problems of colonization by founding populations, biological evolution and ecology, and the evolutionary processes bringing about species diversity.
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Twenty thousand copies of the first edition of Galápagos were sold. An attractive and comprehensive guidebook, this work has been completely revised and updated by the author. The reader will find an easy-to-use text which details the natural history of the plants and animals found in the Galápagos Islands. Management and conservation of the Galápagos National Park is discussed, and visitor information and notes about the various tourist sites are given. An index and checklist of plants and animals with page references and a glossary of technical terms are provided. New photographs have been added.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781895176407
Author:
Jackson, M. H.
Publisher:
University of Calgary Press
Author:
Jackson, M. H.
Author:
Jackson, Michael H.
Location:
Calgary :
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Galapagos islands
Subject:
Galapagos Islands Guidebooks.
Subject:
Sciences naturelles
Subject:
Galâapagos
Subject:
South America
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
v.162-
Publication Date:
19940631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.9 x 6 x 1 in

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Twenty thousand copies of the first edition of Galápagos were sold. An attractive and comprehensive guidebook, this work has been completely revised and updated by the author. The reader will find an easy-to-use text which details the natural history of the plants and animals found in the Galápagos Islands. Management and conservation of the Galápagos National Park is discussed, and visitor information and notes about the various tourist sites are given. An index and checklist of plants and animals with page references and a glossary of technical terms are provided. New photographs have been added.
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