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Author Leatherman, Stephen P.

Title National Geographic field guide to the water's edge / Stephen Leatherman and Jack Williams.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2012]


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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  578.76 LEATHERMAN    In Transit
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  578.7699 LEATHERMAN    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  578.76 LEATHERMAN    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  578.76 LEA    Check Shelf
Description 287 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm.
Series National Geographic field guides
Note "Beaches, shorelines, riverbanks"--Cover.
Summary "More than 236 different plant and animal groups that you will find at the water's edge, from manatees and sharks in the ocean to algae and dragonflies in the pond; all the images and clues you need to identify your finds, including detailed descriptions of appearance, behavior, and habitat; fun facts about waterways and water creatures, such as why the oceans have tides but the Great Lakes don't, where tsunamis occur most often, how to keep a hermit crab for a pet, and much more; special 'on location' sections featuring 16 distinctive water's edge destinations throughout North America, from Barrow, Alaska, to Sanibel Island, Florida; exclusive bonus! Steve Leatherman ('Dr. Beach'), creator of the famous annual Top 10 beaches, recommends North America's 20 all-time top beaches, 10 top rivers, and 5 top Great Lakes destinations"--P. [4] of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-277) and index.
Subject Seashore biology -- North America -- Guidebooks.
Seashore animals -- North America -- Guidebooks.
Seashore ecology -- North America -- Guidebooks.
Intertidal organisms -- North America -- Guidebooks.
Intertidal animals -- North America -- Guidebooks.
Intertidal ecology -- North America -- Guidebooks.
Coasts -- North America -- Guidebooks.
Beaches -- North America -- Guidebooks.
Added Author Williams, Jack.
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Added Title Field guide to the water's edge
Water's edge
ISBN 9781426208683 paperback $21.95
1426208685 paperback
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