By Kenneth L. Gosner
Greater than 1,000 illustrations, prepared in response to visible similarities, express plant and animal species of the Atlantic Coast from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras. This advisor contains details on the best way to find each one species through geographic variety, tidal variety, tidal point, season, topography, and weather.
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A Field Guide to the Atlantic Seashore: From the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras (Peterson Field Guide) by Kenneth L. Gosner