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Coves of departure : field notes from the Sea of Cortez

Author: John Seibert Farnsworth
Publisher: Ithaca : Comstock Publishing Associates, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The author documents ten years of explorations of the Baja peninsula and the Sea of Cortez as a professor taking undergraduates on sea kayak expeditions to the Isla Espiritu Santo archipelago. He also tells of his experiences with a condor restoration project in the Sierra San Pedro Martir based in a field station on Bahia de los Angeles"--
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Farnsworth, John Seibert.
Coves of departure.
Ithaca [New York] : Comstock Publishing Associates, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018022083
Named Person: John Seibert Farnsworth; John Seibert Farnsworth
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Seibert Farnsworth
ISBN: 9781501730184 1501730185
OCLC Number: 1029884227
Description: xii, 193 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Headwinds --
Vernal equinox --
Night life --
Transect in the Sierra de la Laguna --
To the island --
First interlude : August in Bahia de los Angeles --
Same beach, different expedition --
Sea sparkle --
Red sky at morning --
Second interlude : June in the Sierra San Pedro Mártir --
Essay : the cove of departure --
Death & poetry in the sand dunes --
Tailwind.
Responsibility: John Seibert Farnsworth.

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In a book that has been called "a love song to nature," the author documents the latest decade of his explorations of the Baja peninsula and the Sea of Cortez. While much of the book narrates his  Read more...

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