Florida’s Living Beaches: A Guide for the Curious Beachcomber

By | November 8, 2019
Florida's Living Beaches: A Guide for the Curious Beachcomber Author Blair Witherington
ISBN-10 1561643866
ISBN-13 9781561643868
Year 2007-04-02
Pages 336
Language English
Publisher Pineapple Press
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Florida has 1200 miles of coastline almost 700 miles of which are sandy beaches Exploring along those beaches offers encounters with myriads of plants animals minerals and manmade objects all are covered in this comprehensive guide with descriptive accounts of 822 items 983 color images and 431 maps Beginning with the premise that beaches are themselves alive this guide to the natural history of Florida beaches heralds the living things and metaphorical life near on and within the state s sandy margins It is organized into Beach Features Beach Animals Beach Plants Beach Minerals and Hand of Man In addition to being an identification guide the book reveals much of the wonder and mystery between dune and sea along Florida s long coastline

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