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Guide to the Blue and John Crow Mountains

Edited By: Margaret The Natural History Society of Jamaica/Hodges

205 pages, colour photos

Ian Randle Publishers

Paperback | Oct 2008 | #173040 | ISBN-13: 9789766372699
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About this book

The Guide to the Blue and John Crow Mountains tempts and excites the uninitiated, informs and prepares the committed and provides a wonderful memoir for veterans of the experience. From cover to cover, you are taken on a tour in time and space around and through the park.

The opening chapters provide an overview of the entire area. This is supplemented by pictures and descriptions of interesting places, plants, trails, and animals. The book also provides information on the human and geological history of the area.


Traveling in the Mountains, The Park and its Surroundings, with local Maps, The Western Section, Approaches to the Blue Mountains from Kingston and St. Andrew, The Southern Approaches: The Blue Mountains, Foothills from St. Thomas, The Eastern Section, The Eastern Slopes of the John Crow Mountains, The Rio Grande Valley, The Northern Section, The Historical Background, Geology, The Flora, The Fungi, The Invertebrates, The Vertebrates, The Birds of the Mountain Area, Life in Streams and Rivers

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