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A richly illustrated full-color guide to the unique plants, wildlife, and environments of Cape Cod and the other nearby “Outer Lands” that face the Atlantic Ocean “A true gift to anyone who loves the Cape.”—Provincetown Banner This essential guidebook presents the most abundantly illustrated and fascinating account of the natural history of Cape Cod, its nearby islands, Block Island, the western coast of Rhode Island, and southeastern Long Island ever published. Exploring the ecology and most common plants and animals of the various regional environments—beaches, dunes, salt marshes, heathlands, and coastal forests—the book also encompasses marine mammals, sea turtles, and fish offshore. For nature-loving local residents and visitors alike, this essential book will be a treasured resource.
|Publisher:||Yale University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.24(d)|
About the Author
Patrick J. Lynch, retired senior digital officer in Yale University’s Office of Public Affairs and Communications, is an award-winning illustrator, photographer, and artist and the author or coauthor of eight previous books. He lives in North Haven, CT.