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The California deserts : a visitor's handbook

Author: Edmund C Jaeger; Samuel Stillman Berry; Malcolm J Rogers
Publisher: Stanford University, Calif. : Stanford University Press ; London : H. Milford, Oxford University Press, [©1933]
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Jaeger, Edmund C. (Edmund Carroll), 1887-1983.
California deserts.
Stanford University, Calif. : Stanford University Press; London : H. Milford, Oxford University Press, [©1933]
(OCoLC)644525409
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund C Jaeger; Samuel Stillman Berry; Malcolm J Rogers
OCLC Number: 676224
Notes: Maps on lining-papers.
"The area here treated embraces both the Mohave ... and the Colorado desert of southeastern California and also certain contiguous portions of southern Nevada and western Arizona."--Introduction.
Description: x, 207 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: The desert's past --
Physiographic aspects --
Weather and climatic features --
Insects and their near relatives --
Snails and other mollusks / S. Stillman Berry --
Fishes, frongs, and toads --
Reptile life --
Birds --
Mamalian life --
The aborigines of the desert / Malcolm J. Rogers --
Botanical aspects of arid regions --
Fungi, ferns, and grasses --
Shrubs --
Trees --
Travel hints.
Responsibility: by Edmund C. Jaeger ; with chapters by S. Stillman Berry and Malcolm J. Rogers.

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