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The sea around us

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: London : Unicorn Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Rachel Carson's classic trilogy comprises three volumes - The Sea Around Us (1950), Under the Wind-Sea (1941) and The Edge of the Sea (1955). The Sea Around Us presents an overview of the subject, a natural history of the oceans in which Rachel Carson discusses such matters as their origins, the evolution of life, the creation of volcanic islands."--Publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Carson
ISBN: 9781906509651 1906509654
OCLC Number: 872731178
Description: 256 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The grey beginnings --
The pattern of the surface --
The changing year --
The sunless sea --
Hidden lands --
The long snowfall --
The birth of an island --
The shape of ancient seas --
Wind and water --
Wind, sun, and the spinning of the earth --
The moving tides --
The global thermostat --
Wealth from the salt seas --
The encircling seas.
Responsibility: Rachel Carson.

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