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COASTS By Denis Montgomery
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More than 250 fine colour images illustrate the author's fascination with the coasts of the South Atlantic,Indian and Pacific Oceans during 50 years of travels. Always he was seeking the beauty of... More > unspoiled coastlands where some people were still making a living and sailing the sea mostly unchanged for a thousand years.< Less
The Pirate Island: A Story of the South Pacific By Harry Collingwood
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The Pirate Island: A Story of the South Pacific by Harry Collingwood and Illustrated by C.J. Staniland and J. R. Wells, first published in 1884. A very exciting story. It starts with a severe gale... More > on the Essex coast of England. A rescue is effected, as a result of which one of the local fishermen generously adopts an orphan boy they find on the sinking ship. Years later a number of young people set out on a return voyage by sea to Australia. On the return voyage there is a disastrous fire on board their ship, the Galatea, as a result of which they and the crew take to the boats. They are rescued by a vessel that turns out to be a pirate ship, the captain of which takes them to his island, where he has a number of ships of various kinds that he has captured. Harry Collingwood (1851-1922). Pseudonym of William Joseph Cosens Lancaster, a civil engineer who specialised in seas and harbours.< Less
Geology of the Eastern Coast: Investigate How the Earth Was Formed By Cynthia Light Brown, Kathleen Brown
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In Geology of the Eastern Coast, kids ages 9-12 will learn about the big questions of geology and physical geography as they explore the unique setting of the Eastern Coast. The region includes the... More > states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Kids will have a chance to explore the region while learning fun facts and trying experiments and projects, such as creating folded mountains and discovering the eff ects of an oil spill.< Less
The San Lorenzo Valley Flume By Lisa Robinson
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The story of the San Lorenzo Valley Flume which operated between Boulder Creek and Felton in Santa Cruz County during the latter part of the 19th Century. The book explores the people who financed... More > it, built it, played on it, worked on it, and, eventually, tore it down. It examines the method of construction and the challenges faced operating and maintaining the flume.< Less
The San Lorenzo Valley Flume By Lisa Robinson
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The story of the San Lorenzo Valley Flume which operated between Boulder Creek and Felton in Santa Cruz County during the latter part of the 19th Century. The book explores the people who financed... More > it, built it, played on it, worked on it, and, eventually, tore it down. It examines the method of construction and the challenges faced operating and maintaining the flume.< Less
Tree On the Precipice: New Zealand's Coastal Pohutukawa By Paul Montague
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Colliding tectonic plates cause New Zealand to continually rise from the South Pacific. Active oceanic weather systems driven out of the Southern Oceans pound the land. Anchored on the edge of this... More > zone of creation and destruction is a unique tree, the Pohutukawa. Find out how this iconic tree colonised thousands of kilometers of volcanic seamounts across the tropics. Pohutukawa trees range from stunted weather beaten individuals wrapped around rocks to towering forests in water edge jungles. Photographs illustrate the resilience and beauty these forests add to the sub-tropical New Zealand coast. Its flowers heralding summer, Pohutukawa holds a special place in the hearts of New Zealanders, Maori, in particular regard these trees as treasures and in the past lived in harmony with the forests. Experience these vanishing forests with two detailed coastal tours from Auckland. Visit geothermal hot pool locations in settings ranging from open beaches to sub-tropical resorts.< Less
2013 Calendar By Susan Norman
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2013 Calendar featuring the photography of Sue Norman. This year's calendar has a variety of locations including Sauvie Island, OR; Mount Saint Helens, WA; Zoo Atlanta Georgia; Pacific Coast, OR;... More > South Georgia; and more.< Less
Queensland, Australia By Sherrianne Talon
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Bits and pieces of beautiful South East Queensland. Waterfalls, ocean, gorges, beaches, hinterland, and rain forests all come to life in this gorgeous coffee table book.
The Long Summer By Brad Newell
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A four-year sail around the South Pacific Ocean. Down the US West Coast to Mexico, then to Australia, with stops at most of the islands in between, then home through the Solomons, Tarawa and Hawaii.
Searching for Joan Leslie By Frederick Van Veen
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Going to school in the 30s, hustling hot dogs at Braves Field in the 40s, discovering Evelyn Waugh and Anthony Trollope, seeing the great Broadway musicals in the 50s, adventures in Morocco, Russia,... More > Argentina, and the South Pacific, dining with Colin Powell, liberating a friend from a Juarez jail - these are a few of the waypoints on a 70-year journey from childhood in Boston to retirement on the coast of Maine. "Searching for Joan Leslie" is a collection of short essays.< Less