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Archipelago : portraits of life in the world's most remote island sanctuary

Author: David Liittschwager; Susan Middleton
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Extending more than 1,200 miles from Honolulu, the dazzling Northwestern Hawaiian Islands are designated refuges of rare seabirds and marine life, where no one excerpt research may tread. This book vividly captures the quicksilver nature of this gossamer strand of shoals, atolls, and basalt islands.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Liittschwager; Susan Middleton
ISBN: 0792241886 9780792241881
OCLC Number: 62324417
Description: 280 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: Hiʻialakai (NOAA research vessel R334) --
Nihoa Island, Mokumanamana --
French Frigate Shoals (Kanemilohaʻi) including Gardner Pinnacles (Puhahonu), and Maro Reef (Koʻanakoʻa) --
Laysan Island (Kauo) --
Pearl and Hermes Atoll (Holoikauaua), Lisianski Island (Papaʻapoho) --
Midway Atoll (Pihemanu) --
Kure Atoll (Moku Papapa) --
Species profiles.
Responsibility: David Liittschwager and Susan Middleton.
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Extending more than 1,200 miles from Honolulu, the dazzling Northwestern Hawaiian Islands are designated refuges of rare seabirds and marine life, where no one excerpt research may tread. This book vividly captures the quicksilver nature of this gossamer strand of shoals, atolls, and basalt islands.

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