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The Edge Of The Sea

Author : Rachel Carson
ISBN : 0395924960
Genre : Nature
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Featuring a new introduction by Sue Hubbell, a groundbreaking environmental resource presents a fascinating foray into the sea--a watery world brimming with life--and the extraordinary world that exists at the boundary of land and water. Reissue.
Category: Nature

The Edge Of The Sea

Author : Rachel Carson
ISBN : UCSD:31822020624979
Genre : Marine Biology
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"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces a world of teeming life where the sea meets the land. A new generation of readers is discovering why Rachel Carson's books have become cornerstones of the environmental and conservation movements. New introduction by Sue Hubbell. (A Mariner Reissue) Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Category: Marine Biology

Farming The Edge Of The Sea

Author : Edwin S. Iversen
ISBN : UOM:39015006175270
Genre : Fish-culture
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Category: Fish-culture

Beyond The Edge Of The Sea

Author : Mauricio Obregon
ISBN : 9780375506819
Genre : History
File Size : 69.55 MB
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The story of Jason and the Argonauts and Homer's tales of Ulysses' wanderings are among the greatest of the ancient epics, but they are not merely fiction. Following the clues in the classical texts, Mauricio Obregón here maps the likely routes of these adventurers and reveals the remaining traces of the things and places they describe, re-creating the geographical discovery of the ancient world. Obregón takes us with him on his reenactments of the hazardous adventures of Jason, sailing east along the coast of the Black Sea, and of Ulysses, sailing clockwise around the Mediterranean. These voyages map the two major seas of the ancient era and help us understand how the Greeks viewed their world — including the many startling deductions they were able to make about it (such as the circumference of the earth) from what today seems like limited knowledge. Obregón has also traced the voyages depicted in the Norse legends, followed adventurous Muslims on southern journeys, and emulated the Polynesians who managed to traverse the seemingly limitless Pacific. He scrutinizes every detail of sailing in ancient times, such as the mechanics of navigation: The stars, for example, which the mariners took as their guides, were not in the positions that we see them in today, a crucial fact in re-creating past voyages. This wonderful book contains more than forty drawings and photographs, including depictions of the explorers' ships based on the descriptions in the literature that has come down to us, the facts hidden in the fiction, from ancient times.
Category: History

The Edge Of The Sea Of Cortez

Author : Betty Hupp
ISBN : UCSD:31822037164027
Genre : Nature
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The Sea of Cortez, also known as the Gulf of California, is framed by the Mexican mainland and the Baja California peninsula. Once called the Vermillion Sea, its long narrow shape results in tidal extremes that provide a unique home for a rich diversity of marine life. The beautiful waters entice tourists from all over the world and beckon marine scientists to discover their secrets. Lavishly illustrated in the tradition of Dorling Kindersley's reference books, The Edge of the Sea of Cortez: Tidewalkers' Guide to the Upper Gulf of California is the only guide to the diverse sea creatures that can be observed along the rocky shores of the Gulf of California. In these pages, you will find a trove of valuable information whether you take this book with you along the beach, meeting the fascinating creatures at the tips of your toes, or simply read about these intertidal denizens from afar.
Category: Nature

On The Edge Of The Sea

Author : Betty Paraskevas
ISBN : 0613159306
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A boy dreams that he lives in a sand castle on the edge of the sea.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Isles At The Edge Of The Sea

Author : Jonny Muir
ISBN : 1905207611
Genre : Travel
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An account of an exploration of Scotland's most far-flung islands, with beautiful color photographs.
Category: Travel

At The Edge Of The Sea

Author : Karen M. Cox
ISBN : 1936009277
Genre : Fiction
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"Although the country is poised on the eve of the Sexual Revolution, life in the small town of Orchard Hill is still traditional and predictable. The whole town knows Lizzy's bad reputation and won't let her forget it. But when Billy Ray Davenport, the son of a widowed itinerant minister, arrives in the summer of 1959, he discovers an indomitable spirit behind the allure his father says is "designed to lead men astray." Lizzy spouts quirky bursts of wisdom and exudes an effortless sensuality that calls to him like a siren's song. Billy Ray thinks he could be the one who helps her swim against the tide of disapproval-- he could free her once and for all. But a stormy path awaits the unlikely pair. Lizzy's past can't help but shape her future, and ready or not, this beautiful and complex mystery girl is about to change Billy Ray's life-- and his heart-- forever"--Publisher's website.
Category: Fiction

Where The Waves Break

Author : Anita Malnig
ISBN : 9780876144770
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Examines the various marine animals and plants found along the edge of the sea.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction