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Field Guide to the Grand Canyon: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Plants & Animals

Field / Identification GuideNew Edition

Series: Waterford Pocket Naturalist Guide

By: James R Kavanagh(Author), Raymond Leung(Illustrator)

12 pages, colour illustrations

Waterford Press

Unbound | Sep 2017 | Edition: 2 | #238167 | ISBN-13: 9781620052815
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Unbound | Mar 2001 | Edition: 1 | #238782 | ISBN: 1583550216
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About this book

Measuring over 270 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and a mile deep, the Grand Canyon is renowned for its spectacular geology and seven life zones, which support a vast diversity of plants and animals. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 100 familiar species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, shrubs, wildflowers and fossils. Field Guide to the Grand Canyon also features a detailed illustration that highlights the geologic history of the canyon from top to bottom over the past six million years. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information and is ideal for field use by outdoor enthusiasts and professionals, as well as all visitors to the Grand Canyon.


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Biography

Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

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