The Deserts of the Southwest

The Deserts of the Southwest

A Sierra Club Naturalist's Guide

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Baker & Taylor
A special field guide to the desert Southwest covers plants, animals, geology, topography, climate, and ecology found in this popular tourist destination. Original.

Perseus Publishing
Newly revised and updated, this comprehensive field guide describes the four deserts of the American Southwestthe Great Basin, Mojave, Chihuahuan, and Sonoranwhich together stretch into nine southwestern states and Mexico. The topography, geology, and climatic conditions of these arid lands set the stage for one of the most fascinating of ecological studies: the survival and adaptation of animal and plant life in the severe, often extreme desert climate and terrain.
Abundantly illustrated with line drawings, maps, charts, and diagrams, The Deserts of the Southwest offers both the outdoor adventurer and the armchair naturalist a clear and detailed portrait of this complex, beautiful, fragile wilderness.

Newly revised and updated, this comprehensive field guide describes the four deserts of the American Southwest?the Great Basin, Mojave, Chihuahuan, and Sonoran?which together stretch into nine southwestern states and Mexico. The topography, geology, and climatic conditions of these arid lands set the stage for one of the most fascinating of ecological studies: the survival and adaptation of animal and plant life in the severe, often extreme desert climate and terrain.
Abundantly illustrated with line drawings, maps, charts, and diagrams, The Deserts of the Southwest offers both the outdoor adventurer and the armchair naturalist a clear and detailed portrait of this complex, beautiful, fragile wilderness.


University of California Press
Newly revised and updated, this comprehensive field guide describes the four deserts of the American Southwest--the Great Basin, Mojave, Chihuahuan, and Sonoran--which together stretch into nine southwestern states and Mexico. The topography, geology, and climatic conditions of these arid lands set the stage for one of the most fascinating of ecological studies: the survival and adaptation of animal and plant life in the severe, often extreme desert climate and terrain.
Abundantly illustrated with line drawings, maps, charts, and diagrams, The Deserts of the Southwest offers both the outdoor adventurer and the armchair naturalist a clear and detailed portrait of this complex, beautiful, fragile wilderness.

Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, [2000]
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781578050529
1578050529
Branch Call Number: 578.7540979 L3297d 2000
Characteristics: xi, 282 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm

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