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National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States: Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Alfred a Knopf Inc
Publication date September 1, 1999
Pages 447
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679446804
ISBN-10 067944680X
Dimensions 0.75 by 4 by 7.75 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $22.00
Summaries and Reviews
Encompassing the states of Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah, a lavishly illustrated field guide describes the natural history, climate, parks and reserves, natural wonders, and plant and animal species of the Southwestern United States. 50,000 first printing. description: Product Description: The most comprehensive field guide available to the flora and fauna of the American Southwest--a portable, essential companion for visitors and residents alike--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.

This compact volume contains:

An easy-to-use field guide for identifying 1,000 of the state's wildflowers, trees, mushrooms, mosses, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, butterflies, mammals, and much more;

A complete overview of the southwestern region's natural history, covering geology, wildlife habitats, ecology, fossils, rocks and minerals, clouds and weather patterns, and the night sky;

An extensive sampling of the area's best parks, preserves, mountains, forests, and wildlife sanctuaries, with detailed descriptions and visitor information for 50 sites and notes on dozens of others.

The guide is packed with visual information--the 1,500 full-color images include more than 1,300 photographs, 9 maps, and 16 night-sky charts, as well as more than 100 drawings explaining everything from geological processes to the basic features of different plants and animals.  

For everyone who lives or spends time in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, or Utah, there can be no finer guide to the area's natural surroundings than the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States.

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9780679446804 | details & prices | 447 pages | 4.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $22.00
About: Describes the geology, habitats, weather, plants, wildlife, and parks of the American Southwest

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