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Galapagos: A Natural History

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Michael H. Jackson
978-155238-351-3 (Institutional PDF)
$29.95 CAD / $29.95 USD
336 pages
73 color photos, 203 b/w photos, 23 maps, 30 drawings, tables, figures, glossary, checklist, bibliography, index
June 1994


About the Book: 

Twenty thousand copies of the first edition of Galá pagos were sold. An attractive and comprehensive guidebook, this work has been completely revised and updated by the author. The reader will find an easy-to-use text which details the natural history of the plants and animals found in the Galá pagos Islands. Management and conservation of the Galá pagos National Park is discussed, and visitor information and notes about the various tourist sites are given. An index and checklist of plants and animals with page references and a glossary of technical terms are provided. New photographs have been added.

About the Author(s): 

M.H. Jackson has worked in the Galá pagos Islands as a naturalist guide and has done research and led tours to the islands for various organizations. He is now teaching sciences at St. Michael's University School, Victoria, B.C. His wife, Monica, prepared many of the drawings and maps for this book.