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Nature and science on the Pacific coast : a guide-book for scientific travelers in the West

Author: American Association for the Advancement of Science. Pacific Coast Committee.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Paul Elder and Co., ©1915.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Pacific Coast Committee.
Nature and science on the Pacific coast.
San Francisco : P. Elder, [©1915]
(OCoLC)576076797
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: American Association for the Advancement of Science. Pacific Coast Committee.
OCLC Number: 1188599
Notes: A collection of articles by various writers.
Description: 3 pages 1., v-xii pages, 1 leaf, 302 pages : frontispiece, illustrations, plates, maps (some folded) ; 20 cm
Contents: The approaches to the Pacific Coast / Frederick J. Teggart --
Spanish settlements on the Pacific Coast / Charles E. Chapman --
Historical sketch of the Panama Canal / Rudolph J. Taussig --
Weather conditions on the Pacific Coast / Alexander McAdie --
Physiographic geography / Ruliff S. Holway --
Geology of the West Coast region of the United States / C.F. Tolman, Jr. --
Earthquakes / J.C. Branner --
Mines and mining / H. Foster Bain --
Petroleum resources and industries of the Pacific Coast / Ralph Arnold --
Significant features in the history of life on the Pacific Coast / John C. Merriam --
The vertebrate fauna of the Pacific Coast / Joseph Grinnell --
Fishes of the Pacific Coast / David Starr Jordan --
Marine biology on the Pacific Coast / Charles Atwood Kofoid --
Oceanic circulation and temperature off the Pacific Coast / George F. McEwen --
Insects of the Pacific Coast / Vernon L. Kellogg --
Flora of the Pacific Coast / Harvey Monroe Hall --
Forests of the Pacific Coast / Willis Linn Jepson --
The deserts and desert flora of the West / LeRoy Abrams --
The marine flora of the Pacific Coast / William Albert Setchell --
Burbank's gardens / Vernon L. Kellogg --
Ethnology of the Pacific Coast / T.T. Waterman --
Astronomical observatories / R.G. Aitken --
Museums of the Pacific Coast / Barton W. Evermann --
Agricultural development of the Pacific Coast / E.J. Wickson --
Some notable irrigation and hydro-electric developments / C.E. Grunsky --
Chemical resources and industries / Harry East Miller --
Mountaineering on the Pacific Coast / Joseph N. LeConte --
Outdoor life and the fine arts / John Galen Howard --
Literary landmarks on the Pacific Coast / S.S. Seward, Jr. --
Legal and political development of the Pacific Coast states / Orrin K. McMurray --
Scenic excursions / A.O. Leuschner.
Responsibility: edited under the auspices of the Pacific Coast Committee of the American Association for the Advancement of Science ; illustrated with nineteen text figures, twenty-nine half-tone plates and fourteen maps.

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