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West coast whale watching : the complete guide to observing marine mammals

Author: Richard C Kreitman; Mary Jane Schramm
Publisher: [San Francisco] : HarperCollinsWest, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Pacific teems with orcas, blues, humpbacks, grays, fins, dolphins, sea lions, and otters. And every year, hundreds of thousands of people take to commercial cruise lines, private boats, and shore locations to marvel at the magnificence of their annual migration."--BOOK JACKET. "This comprehensive guide offers the ultimate in whale and sea mammal adventure from Alaska to Mexico - with all the practical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Guides
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kreitman, Richard C.
West coast whale watching.
[San Francisco] : HarperCollinsWest, ©1995
(OCoLC)742349363
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Kreitman; Mary Jane Schramm
ISBN: 006258619X 9780062586193
OCLC Number: 32133865
Description: viii, 216 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises --
2. Pinnipeds and Sea Otters --
3. The Best Way to Watch Whales --
4. Alaska --
5. British Columbia --
6. Washington State --
7. Oregon --
8. California --
9. Baja California and the Sea of Cortez --
10. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises --
11. Seals, Sea Lions, and Sea Otters.
Responsibility: by Richard C. Kreitman and Mary Jane Schram [i.e. Schramm].

Abstract:

"The Pacific teems with orcas, blues, humpbacks, grays, fins, dolphins, sea lions, and otters. And every year, hundreds of thousands of people take to commercial cruise lines, private boats, and shore locations to marvel at the magnificence of their annual migration."--BOOK JACKET. "This comprehensive guide offers the ultimate in whale and sea mammal adventure from Alaska to Mexico - with all the practical information watchers need: a complete listing of cruise operators, aquariums, and marine laboratories along the Pacific Coast; the best locations for onshore viewing; tips for wheelchair access on cruise boats, for taking the children along, for handling seasickness, and more; an illustrated field guide to the most popular species; and lively descriptions and explanations of whale behavior."--BOOK JACKET.

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