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San Francisco Bay : portrait of an estuary

Author: John Hart; David Sanger
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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San Francisco Bay, together with its inland delta, is one of the largest estuaries in the Americas. This text, filled with colour photographs of the bay, journeys back through its history, and tells  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bildband
Pictorial works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Hart; David Sanger
ISBN: 0520233999 9780520233997
OCLC Number: 50899127
Description: xii, 194 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 x 30 cm.
Contents: Foreword: For the Restoration of San Francisco Bay Acknowledgments Inside the Golden Gate Alameda 328 The Military Bay The First Saving of San Francisco Bay The Bay as Estuary The Pumps at Tracy The Hollow Lands Second-Growth Wetlands The Duck Blind Shanks Island The Estuary and the Harbor The Ferry Building The Ammonia Tanker The Herring Boat The Salt Ponds The Industrial Shore Hunters Point The Pollution Patrol The Water Trails The View from Mount Livermore Appendix A: Twenty Places to Visit Appendix B: Selected Reading Appendix C: Some Organizations Involved in Bay Affairs Index
Responsibility: text by John Hart ; photographs by David Sanger.
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"Their book is a beautiful, thoughtful report card. . . . Indeed, while the book focuses on the various successes and failures of the 40-year effort to restore the bay, it is also a wise traveling Read more...

 
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