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Land of Chamise and Pines: Historical Accounts and Current Status of Northern Baja California's Vegetation

Series: University of California Publications in Botany Volume: 80

By: Richard A Minnich and Ernesto Franco Vizcaino

168 pages, 47 plates, 3 maps

University of California Press

Paperback | Jan 1999 | #84256 | ISBN: 0520098250
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In marked contrast to California's landscape of urban sprawl, expansive agriculture, and wildlands altered by protectionist management systems, many landscapes in neighboring Baja California would still be recognizable to the first European explorers. This book shows that the vegetation of present-day Baja California is remarkably similar to that observed in the 18th and 19th centuries, and that historical fire and grazing management has done little to alter the region's resilient mediterranean-type shrublands and forests.

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