Galapagos: The Islands That Changed the World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Paul D. Stewart

Galapagos: The Islands That Changed the World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Paul D. Stewart year 2007
  • Book name: Galapagos: The Islands That Changed the World
  • Author: Paul D. Stewart
  • Release date: 2007/9/12
  • Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9780300122305
  • Rating: 8.05 of 10
  • Votes: 777
  • Review by: Jayden Weller
  • Review rating: 7.22 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/27
  • Total pages: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Rocky, fragile, beautiful, strange-the Galapagos archipelago is unlike any other place on earth. Its geology, its unique flora and fauna, and its striking role in human history intersect in surprising and dynamic ways. This book is the most wide-ranging and beautifully illustrated book available on the famous islands. Not since Darwin's Naturalist's Voyage has a book combined so much scientific and historic information with firsthand accounts that bring the Galapagos to life.Galapagos: The Islands That Changed the World describes how tragedy and murderous pirates curtailed settlement of the islands and how the islands' pristine nature, spectacular geology, and defining isolation inspired Darwin's ideas about evolution. The book explores the diverse land and marine habitats that shelter Galapagos species and considers the islands' importance today as a frontier for science and a refuge for true wilderness.The book's extensive gazetteer provides details about endemic plants and animals as well as travel advice about visitors' sites, diving, photography, when to go, and what to take. Vividly illustrated throughout, this guide is an indispensable reference for natural history enthusiasts, armchair travelers, and island visitors alike.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H23M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Guidebooks, History Of Science, Science: General Issues, History Of The Americas, Applied Ecology, Evolution
  • Available formats: PRC, WORD, TCR, EPUB, PDF, DOC, TXT, PPT. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, CBR, JAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 45.77 USD
  • Dimensions: 187x246x17mm
  • Weight: 794g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New Haven, CT, United States
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