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The windward road : adventures of a naturalist on remote Caribbean shores

Author: Archie Carr
Publisher: New York : Alfred A Knopf, 1956.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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The Windward Road, published in 1956, made history. When Archie Carr began to rove the Caribbean to write about sea turtles, he saw that their numbers were dwindling. Out of this appeal to save them grew the first ventures in international sea turtle conservation and the establishment of the Caribbean Conservation Corporation. In addition to sea turtle biology, Carr recorded his general impressions, producing a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Carr, Archie Fairly, 1909-1987.
Windward road.
New York, Knopf, 1956 [©1955]
(DLC) 55009277
(OCoLC)1234781
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Archie Carr
ISBN: 9780307832115 0307832112
OCLC Number: 852258814
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: by Archie Carr.
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The Windward Road, published in 1956, made history. When Archie Carr began to rove the Caribbean to write about sea turtles, he saw that their numbers were dwindling. Out of this appeal to save them grew the first ventures in international sea turtle conservation and the establishment of the Caribbean Conservation Corporation. In addition to sea turtle biology, Carr recorded his general impressions, producing a natural history sprinkled with colorful stories.

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