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Natural History of California : a Centennial Book (95 Edition)

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In this comprehensive and abundantly illustrated book, Allan Schoenherr describes a state with a greater range of landforms, a greater variety of habitats, and more kinds of plants and animals than any area of equivalent size in all of North America. A Natural History of California will familiarize the reader with the climate, rocks, soil, plants and animals in each distinctive region of the state.

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"You want to own this book. Perhaps the most impressive thing about this book is the number of illustrations, most of them photographs taken by the author. This guy knows of what he speaks!"—George M. Clark, California Wilderness Coalition

Synopsis:

This book includes a description of organisms, rocks, and the environment and an attempt to explain what factors through time created what we see today. The facts behind the concepts that are stressed in this book have been drawn from ecology, zoology, botany, biogeography, climatology, paleontology, and geology.

About the Author

Allan A. Schoenherr, Professor of Ecology at Fullerton College, has written numerous natural history articles. He is also a photographer and has hiked and camped throughout California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520069220
Author:
Schoenherr, Allan A.
Publisher:
University of California Press
Location:
Berkeley :
Subject:
General
Subject:
California
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Natural history -- California.
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Nature Studies-General
Subject:
Plants
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
California Natural History Guides
Series Volume:
56
Publication Date:
19950231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
772
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.75 in 45 oz

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"You want to own this book. Perhaps the most impressive thing about this book is the number of illustrations, most of them photographs taken by the author. This guy knows of what he speaks!"—George M. Clark, California Wilderness Coalition
"Synopsis" by , This book includes a description of organisms, rocks, and the environment and an attempt to explain what factors through time created what we see today. The facts behind the concepts that are stressed in this book have been drawn from ecology, zoology, botany, biogeography, climatology, paleontology, and geology.
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