Rocks, Gems and Minerals

Author: Herbert S. Zim,Paul R. Shaffer,Raymond Perlman

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1582381321

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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Includes information on collecting and identifying minerals, and sections on metallic, nonmetallic, gem and rock-forming minerals, and on igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.
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Geology

A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide

Author: Frank H. T. Rhodes

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466864737

Category: Science

Page: 160

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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Geology by Frank H. T. Rhodes, an informative Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press, covers the five billion years of history that have given the earth its present form, including: The earth's relation to the rest of the universe The rocks and minerals of which it is made The effects of glaciers, gravity, volcanoes, and other forces Illustrated in full color, this guide is valuable for everyone interested in our planet, the ultimate basis of our present society.
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Birds of Prey of the World

Author: Robin Chittenden

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466864656

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. A Golden Guide ® FROM ST. MARTIN'S PRESS Enjoy and Learn! Expert Knowledge! Easy-to-Read! Some of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring predators on the planet, the raptors, or birds of prey have captivated us for centuries. This Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press offers a fascinating look at these incredible birds. * Covers all raptors, including hawks, eagles, vultures, falcons, and owls * Hunting strategies, migration, habitats, and more * Wings, eyesight, and other amazing adaptations Includes easy-to-understand and concise text, along with gorgeous full-color illustrations of the worldwide species of raptors.
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Rocks and Minerals

A Guide to Field Identification

Author: Charles A. Sorrell,George F. Sandström

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1582381240

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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Identifies common and uncommon minerals and rocks from around the world.
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Fossils

Author: Frank H. T. Rhodes,Herbert S. Zim,Paul R. Shaffer

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1582381429

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 907

Provides information on the history of the development of life on earth, details of the typical plants and animals of significant geological areas, and maps of areas where fossils can be found.
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Spiders and Their Kin

A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide

Author: Herbert W. Levi,Lorna R. Levi

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466862459

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Enjoy and Learn! Expert Knowledge! Easy-to-Read! This introduction to the diverse yet little known world of spiders is packed with concise, accurate information. With full-color pictures and readable text, this guide identifies representative species and describes: Their characteristics and habits Growth, courtship and enemies Where they are found Includes information on poisonous species and how to collect, preserve, and raise spiders.
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Reptiles and Amphibians

Author: Herbert S. Zim,Hobart M. Smith,James Gordon Irving

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1582381313

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 8099

Describes 212 species of turtles, snakes, frogs, salamanders and their relatives.
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Seashores

a guide to animals and plants along the beaches

Author: Herbert Spencer Zim,Lester Ingle

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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Planets

Author: Mark R. Chartrand,Ron Miller

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781582381466

Category: Science

Page: 160

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Presents general information about the planets and other bodies in the solar system with suggestions for observation.
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Gems

A Lively Guide for the Casual Collector

Author: Daniel J. Dennis

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9780810941267

Category: Science

Page: 192

View: 353

Provides information on colored gems and diamonds, including things to be aware of before buying a precious stone such as color, cut, and setting.
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Pond Life

Author: George K. Reid

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 146686480X

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 4212

This eBook is best viewed on a color device. This guide describes and illustrates, in full color, the plants and animals that live in or near ponds, lakes, streams, and wetlands. It includes surface-dwelling creatures as well as those of open water, the bottom, and the shore and tells how various animals and plants live together in a community. Plus suggestions for: Where and when to look Observing and collecting specimens Making exciting discoveries
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Insects

Author: Clarence Cottam,Herbert S. Zim

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466862505

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 952

This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Enjoy and Learn! Expert Knowledge! Easy-to-Read! This handy guide to the most common, important and showy North American insects will help the novice begin a fascinating study. Includes: A key to insect groups Mature and immature forms How insects grow and develop and what they eat How to find and observe them Full color pictures, nontechnical language, and up-to-date range maps make this a gem of a guide for beginners at any age.
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Rockhounding Washington

A Guide to the State's Best Sites

Author: Lars Johnson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493019104

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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Guide and source-book with advice on observing and collecting gems and minerals in Washington.
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Seashells of the World

Author: R. Tucker Abbott

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466862424

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Seashells of the World is an introduction to the world of marine seashells, emphasizing the most attractive and best-known species. This guide will help you to: -Identify -Classify -Understand the beautiful shells you see and collect No other animals are so widely collected, traded, or bought and sold because of their beauty and rarity.
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Weather

Air Masses, Clouds, Rainfall, Storms, Weather Maps, Climate

Author: Paul E. Lehr,Herbert Spencer Zim,Raymond Will Burnett

Publisher: Golden Guides from Saint Martin's Press

ISBN: 9780307240514

Category: Meteorology

Page: 160

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Provides information about weather, including weather instruments used and how to interpret weather maps.
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Weather

Author: Paul E. Lehr,R. Will Burnett,Herbert S. Zim,Harry McKnaught

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1582381593

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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An illustrated guide to the atmospheric causes and major phenomena of weather including instruments used to forecast and plot it.
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Birds

A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide

Author: Herbert S. Zim,Ira N. Gabrielson

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466864648

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 4960

This eBook is best viewed on a color device. This Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press will help you identify--quickly and easily--the birds you are most likely to see. It tells you: What to look for Where and when to look How to attract birds Range maps show where each bird is found, and handy tables at the back of the book contain a wealth of additional information about migration, eggs, nests, and food. This is the perfect bird book for beginners at any age.
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Birds of North America

A Guide To Field Identification

Author: Chandler S. Robbins,Bertel Bruun,Herbert S. Zim

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466862491

Category: Nature

Page: 360

View: 4776

This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Spot the silhouette of a Northern Goshawk in flight. Identify the raucous call of the Red-winged Blackbird. Discover the secret of picking out a Chipping Sparrow from its look-alike cousins. It's simple with this classic field guide, Birds of North America, a treasured favorite among amateur bird lovers and exacting professionals. Recognized as the authority on bird identification, this invaluable resource provides: -All of North America in one volume -Over 800 species and 600 range maps -Arthur Singer's famous illustrations featuring male, female, and juvenile plumage -Sonograms that picture sound for easy song recognition -Migration routes, feeding habits, and characteristic flight patterns -American ornithologists' classifications -Convenient check boxes to record birds you have identified -Color tabs for quick references
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Stars

A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide

Author: Robert H. Baker,Herbert S. Zim

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466862440

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Enjoy the wonders of the heavens and understand more fully what you see. This Stars Golden Guide shows you how with 150 full-color illustrations, including: Charts of the major constellations Tables to help locate the planets Up-to-date explanations of meteors, comets, eclipses, and other celestial objects Ideal for classroom use, to take along on vacations, and for use at home.
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