National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest

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Filled with concise descriptions and stunning photographs, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest belongs in the home of every Pacific Northwest resident and in the suitcase or backpack of every visitor. This compact volume contains:

An easy-to-use field guide for identifying 1,000 of the region's wildflowers, trees,

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Filled with concise descriptions and stunning photographs, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest belongs in the home of every Pacific Northwest resident and in the suitcase or backpack of every visitor. This compact volume contains:

An easy-to-use field guide for identifying 1,000 of the region's wildflowers, trees, mushrooms, mosses, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, butterflies, mammals, and much more;

A complete overview of the Pacific Northwest's natural history, covering geology, wildlife habitats, ecology, fossils, rocks and minerals, clouds and weather patterns and night sky;

An extensive sampling of the area's best parks, preserves, beaches, forests, islands, and wildlife sanctuaries, with detailed descriptions and visitor information for 50 sites and notes on dozens of others.

The guide is packed with visual information — the 1,500 full-color images include more than 1,300 photographs, 14 maps, and 16 night-sky charts, as well as 150 drawings explaining everything from geological processes to the basic features of different plants and animals.

For everyone who lives or spends time in Washington or Oregon, there can be no finer guide to the area's natural surroundings than the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest.

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A guide to the region' wildflowers, trees, mushrooms, mosses, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, butterflies, and mammals, along with an overview of geology, wildlife habitats, ecology, fossils, rocks and minerals, clouds and weather patterns, and the night sky, and a sampling of sites with visitor information<-->all this in a dandy, compact (4x7.75<">), abundantly illustrated . Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679446798
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/28/1998
Series:
Audubon Society Regional Field Guides
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
194,572
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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