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St. Helena and Ascension Island: A Natural History

By: Philip Ashmole (Author), Myrtle Ashmole (Author)

475 pages, 32 pp col illus, line drawings, maps, diags, cased

Anthony Nelson

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #49368 | ISBN: 0904614611
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £29.99 $37/€34 approx

About this book

Wide ranging look at the natural history of these two islands. Both St Helena and Ascension have sections in the book covering geological and ecological history, the colonisation by early animal and plant settlers, the islands today, and conservation, restoration and sustainable development. The plants and animals of both islands are examined in depth, with a comprehensive treatment of both alien and endemic animals, and endemic plants.

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