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A naturalist in the Great Lakes region,

Author: Elliot Rowland Downing
Publisher: Chicago, Ill., University of Chicago Press [©1922]
Series: University of Chicago nature-study series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of various geological features of the Great Lakes region.
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Downing, Elliot Rowland, b. 1868.
Naturalist in the Great Lakes region.
Chicago, Ill., University of Chicago Press [©1922]
(OCoLC)595320848
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliot Rowland Downing
OCLC Number: 1454085
Description: xxv, 328 pages frontispiece, illustrations, maps (l double) diagrams 20 cm.
Contents: The changing face of nature --
The world in the making --
The story of our rock foundation --
The glacial period --
Lake Chicago and its old shore lines --
Distribution and adjustment --
The dunes and their plants --
Animals of the dunes --
Interdunal ponds and tamarack swamps --
The climax forest and its predecessor, the oak-hitckory type --
Lake to forest or prairie --
Lake bluff, ravine, and river valley --
Brook, creek, and river --
Some sources of our fauna and flora.
Series Title: University of Chicago nature-study series.
Other Titles: Great Lakes region
Responsibility: by Elliot Rowland Downing ...

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A collection of various geological features of the Great Lakes region.

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