Plant Guide: Geology, Archaeology, Tide Pools, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals, Channel Islands, California
From the Publisher: The Channel Islands of California are spectacular in every sense of the word, yet they are
our least visited coastlines. The remoteness and difficulty of access make visiting these islands particularly
rewarding. They are truly the only coastlines in California where one can explore a pre-Columbian habitat in
This is a plant guide first and foremost, but it has sketches of the geology, archaeology, tide pools, reptiles,
birds, and mammals of the islands. It has been written to showcase and promote the impressive and staggering
beauty, diversity, and uniqueness of these islands for all who visit them. Knowledge of the natural history
of the Channel Islands and their evolutionary relationships offers not just a delight, but a deeper understanding,
connection, and awe of our natural world.
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