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The Nature of North America
A Handbook to The Continent. Rocks, Plants and Animals

Rockwell, David
Publisher:  Berkley Books, New York, USA
Year Published:  1998  
Pages:  379pp   ISBN:  0-425-16548-5
Library of Congress Number:  QH102.R63   Dewey:  508.7-dc21
Resource Type:  Book

A guide to North American natural history. Fully illustrated with line drawings, maps and tables.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Part I: Geology
1. Structure
2. Plate Tectonics
3. Earthquakes and Rifts
4. Volcanoes
5. Geologic History

Part II: Water and Soil
6. Waters
7. Soils

Part III: Atmosphere and Climate
8. Atmosphere and Sun
9. Climate
10. Temperature, Precipitation, and Storms

Part IV: Plants
11. Numbers and Distribution
12. Natural History
13. Fungi

Part V: Invertebrates
14. Numbers and Distribution
15. Natural History

Part VI: Fish
16. Numbers and Distribution
17. Natural History

Part VII: Amphibians and Reptiles
18. Numbers and Distribution
19. Natural History

Part VIII: Birds
20. Numbers and Distribution
21. Natural History

Part IX: Mammal
22. Numbers and Distribution
23. Natural History

Index
Credits




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