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Galapagos
     

Galapagos

by John C. Kricher
 
The Gal·pagos Islands are a paradise for birders, botanists, geologists, and snorkelers, with many islands still devoid of human habitation. As 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

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The Gal·pagos Islands are a paradise for birders, botanists, geologists, and snorkelers, with many islands still devoid of human habitation. As 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588340412
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date:
09/01/1902
Series:
Smithsonian Natural History Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.90(d)

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