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Pacific Ocean

Author: Jen Green
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : World Almanac Library, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English
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Oceans and Seas is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to Earth's great bodies of water. Each volume contains a wealth of information, including physical features--"surface area and depth, how the ocean was formed, plate movements, coastlines, islands, and more; climate--"including tides, currents, trade winds, hurricanes, and tsunamis; marine life; the history of human settlement along the shores;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jen Green
ISBN: 0836862759 9780836862751 083686283X 9780836862836
OCLC Number: 61704832
Description: 48 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Physical features --
Climate and currents --
Marine life --
People and settlement --
Transportation and communication --
Resources --
Environment and the future.
Responsibility: Jen Green.

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Oceans and Seas is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to Earth's great bodies of water. Each volume contains a wealth of information, including physical features--"surface area and depth, how the ocean was formed, plate movements, coastlines, islands, and more; climate--"including tides, currents, trade winds, hurricanes, and tsunamis; marine life; the history of human settlement along the shores; transportation and navigation; natural resources; and current threats--"including the effects of pollution, overfishing, and mining. Numerous maps, charts, fact boxes, and primary source quotations supplement the text. Supporting both the science and social studies curriculum, this series is truly an indispensable resource.

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