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Plundering paradise : the hand of man on the Galapagos islands

Author: Michael D'Orso
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, Publishers, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the effect of European adventurers, eccentric Americans, investigating scientists, and the failed tourist industry on life in the islands made famous by Charles Darwin.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D'Orso
ISBN: 0060193905 9780060193904
OCLC Number: 49249881
Description: xix, 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The village --
El Loco --
Año Viejo --
Fire and ice --
San Cristobal --
Four and a half --
The station --
Cobblestones --
Tranquilo --
Paradise --
The other side --
Cigars and wine --
Cerrado --
Grandeur --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Michael D'Orso.
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Traces the effect of European adventurers, eccentric Americans, investigating scientists, and the failed tourist industry on life in the islands made famous by Charles Darwin.

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