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Sierra East: Edge of the Great Basin

Field / Identification Guide

Series: California Natural History Guides Volume: 60

Edited By: Genny Smith

488 pages, 78 col and 21 b/w photos, 96 line illus, 2 tabs, 6 maps

University of California Press

Paperback | May 2003 | #137504 | ISBN: 0520239148
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NHBS Price: £25.95 $34/€29 approx
Hardback | Dec 2000 | #94868 | ISBN: 0520086899
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The book contains chapters on the region's geologic story, weather and climate, plant communities, arthropods, native fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The authors emphasize relationships and the ingenious ways that plant and animal life have evolved and adapted to the Eastern Sierra's harsh environments.

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Genny Smith is editor and publisher of Genny Smith Books. Since 1959 she has edited and published Deepest Valley, Mammoth Lakes Sierra (now in its sixth edition), Mammoth Gold (1990), and other books about the Eastern Sierra.

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