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Tide : the science and lore of the greatest force on earth

Author: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Publisher: UK : Viking, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Half of the world's population today lives in coastal regions lapped by tidal waters. On our little island, we live surrounded by water and love to be beside the seaside. But it rises and falls according to rules that to almost all of us are a mystery.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
ISBN: 9780241003367 0241003369 9780241003374 0241003377
OCLC Number: 951212534
Description: xxxvi, 425 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Hugh Aldersey-Williams.

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Half of the world's population today lives in coastal regions lapped by tidal waters. In this title, the author explores the most feared and celebrated tides around the world, from the original  Read more...

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The first in-depth, all-encompassing picture of the key force on our planet: the tide. From the original maelstrom in Scandinavia to the world's highest tides in Nova Scotia, Hugh Aldersey-Williams Read more...

 
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