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Galapagos: A Natural History Guide, Seventh Edition (Odyssey Illustrated Guides) [Paperback]

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Item description for Galapagos: A Natural History Guide, Seventh Edition (Odyssey Illustrated Guides) by Pierre Constant...

Outlines the region's human history, geology, and origins while providing detailed coverage of such elements as its newly developed Marine Reserve, wildlife, and underwater diving sites, in a resource that is complemented by a Spanish-English glossary of terms. Original.

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Since its creation in 1968, the Galapagos National Park has been considered by UNESCO as one of the jewels of the planet. Long regarded as a mysterious and desolate archipelago, this wildlife paradise is a true showcase of evolution in action. In recent years, the newly developed Marine Reserve fulfils the ultimate purpose of the National Park Serviceprotection and conservation of the region, following decades of abuse by illegal fishing.

This guide describes the rich human history, the geology and origin of the islands, the "El Nino" phenomenon, the amazing natural history, villages and visitors' sites, and provides insights into the regions' fascinating residentssea birds, endemic land birds, prehistoric reptiles, playful sea lions and the incomparably enchanting underwater world. 180 color photos, 70 maps.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Odyssey
Pages   316
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 8.5"
Weight:   1.35 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   May 15, 2006
Publisher   Odyssey
ISBN  9622177662  
ISBN13  9789622177666  

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Book on the Galapagos  Jun 10, 2007
Excellent coverage of the history and the geology, biology and conservation action being taken. Photographs very helpful particularly in identification of the finches.

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