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Sierra East : edge of the great basin

Author: Genny Smith
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.
Series: California natural history guides, 60.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book contains chapters on the eastern Sierra's geologic story, weather and climate, plant communities, arthropods, native fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The authors emphasize relationships and the ingenious ways that plant and animal life have evolved and adapted to the harsh environments of this area. Maps, diagrams, photographs, and drawings illustrate the text. Written with few technical  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Genny Smith
ISBN: 0520086899 9780520086890
OCLC Number: 40645953
Description: x, 488 pages, 15 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Discovering the eastern sierra / Genny Smith --
Geologic Story / Mary Hill --
Weather and climate / Douglas Powell, Harold Klieforth --
Plant communities / Ann Howald --
Arthropods / Evan A. Sugden --
Native fishes / Donald Sada --
Amphibians / Diana F. Tomback --
Reptiles / Diana F. Tomback --
Birds / Diana F. Tomback --
Mammals / Diana F. Tomback --
Water / Genny Smith --
Wonders and secrets at the edge of the basin / Genny Smith.
Series Title: California natural history guides, 60.
Responsibility: edited by Genny Smith ; with contributions by Diana F. Tomback [and others] ; illustrated by Flora Pomeroy Smith and the authors.
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The Eastern Sierra is a mountain-and-desert region in eastern California and western Nevada. This text contains chapters on the region's geologic story, weather and climate, plant communities,  Read more...

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