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by Michael H. Jackson

ePub Galapagos: A Natural History Guide download
Author:
Michael H. Jackson
ISBN13:
978-1895176070
ISBN:
1895176077
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Publisher:
University of Calgary Press; 2 edition (June 30, 1994)
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Americas
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1871 kb
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1976 kb
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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Galapagos: A Natural History. The book is more than a simple guide, it contains information gleaned from the extensive literature existing on the Galápagos Islands, combining it with first-hand experience of the author, who worked in the archipelago as a naturalist guide and as a zoologist.

Jackson tells delightful little stories through this unusual natural history guide. This is unusual because it's so uplifting. The Galápagos Islands are a place of wonder, with such rich, abundant wildlife and natural history that readers will yearn to experience them first-hand and not just through a book. But this guide will do for a start. He is now teaching sciences at St. Michael's University School, Victoria, . His wife, Monica, prepared many of the drawings and maps for this book.

Galapagos: A Natural History Guide. A good overview book for those interested in traveling to the Galapagos or generally interested in the science and ecology of this oft-studied, unique place. by. Michael H. Jackson. There are countless books that have been produced on the Galapagos that dig deeper into specific areas (note the book's bibliography for examples), but this is sufficient for a general understanding of the geography, conditions, why species have evolved the way that they have, and a snap shot of the birds, fish, reptiles, plants, mammals A good overview book for.

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.

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A comprehensive guide to the natural history of the Galapagos Islands.

Galapagos : A Natural History. Jackson tells delightful little stories through this unusual natural history guide. Desde 1986, Michael Jackson ensena ciencias en la St. Michael's University School de Victoria, British Columbia. By (author) Michael H. The GalA pagos Islands are a place of wonder, with such rich, abundant wildlife and natural history that readers will yearn to experience them first-hand and not just through a book. is the kind of book that belongs in every nature lover's library.

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Marine Life of the Galapagos: A Diver’s Guide to the Fishes, Whales, Dolphins and Other Marine Invertebrates (Odyssey Guides) (October 1, 2002) By: Pierre Constant. An Identification Guide to the Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles of the Galpagos Islands (February 1, 2001) Author: Andy Swash.

Images Additional images. Please note: not to be confused with the 1997 book by Michael H. Jackson by the same title

Images Additional images. Jackson by the same title. The Galápagos Islands are a paradise for birders, botanists, geologists, and snorkelers, with many islands still devoid of human habitation. Since they lie more than 600 miles west of South America and were never connected to the mainland, almost all plant and animal life arrived here by chance. As Charles Darwin discovered, the evolution of plants and animals is more visible here than anywhere else on earth.

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 t