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Traveling the 38th Parallel : a Water Line Around the World

Author: David Carle; Janet Carle
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between extremes of climate farther north and south, the 38th North parallel line marks a temperate, middle latitude where human societies have thrived since the beginning of civilization. It divides North and South Korea, passes through Athens and San Francisco, and bisects Mono Lake in the eastern Sierra Nevada, where authors David and Janet Carle make their home. Former park rangers, the authors set out on an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012030001
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Carle; Janet Carle
ISBN: 0520266544 9780520266544 9781283933117 128393311X 0520954556 9780520954557
OCLC Number: 836200876
Description: 1 online resource (278 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: pt. I. Asia --
pt. II. Europe --
pt. III. United States --
pt. IV. California : a water line to the Pacific --
pt. V. Renewal and recovery.
Responsibility: David Carle and Janet Carle.

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