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A Natural History of California

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A Natural History of California

In this comprehensive and abundantly illustrated book, Allan A. Schoenherr...

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Series: California Natural History Guides Volume: 56

By: Allan A Schoenherr

772 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

University of California Press

Paperback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 1 | #50247 | ISBN: 0520069226
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Hardback | Dec 1992 | Edition: 1 | #21084 | ISBN: 0520069218
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California has a greater range of landforms, a greater variety of habitats, and more kinds of plants and animals than any area of equivalent size in all of North America. It is also the state with the greatest number of endangered species. This book covers the State's ecology, geology, and each of the distinct habitat types, and is extensively illustrated.

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Allan A. Schoenherr, Professor of Ecology at Fullerton College, has written numerous natural history articles. He is also a photographer and has hiked and camped throughout California.

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