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Exploring the edges of Texas

Author: Walt Davis; Isabel Davis
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2010.
Series: Wardlaw book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The ultimate road trip, celebrating the remarkable history, natural history and diversity of the Lone Star State.~Robert McCracken Peck, The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Named Person: Walt Davis; Isabel Davis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Davis; Isabel Davis
ISBN: 9781603441537 1603441530
OCLC Number: 406945370
Description: xviii, 280 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Prairie pathfinder --
Island in the desert --
Walking to El Paso --
Letters from the ghost mountains --
Wild and scenic river --
Border botanist --
The great feather fight --
Bird lady of the Texas coast --
Ivory bills on Buffalo Bayou --
Searching for longleaf pine --
Exploring Bear River --
Red River trading post --
A singular object from Texas --
Death in the red beds --
Panhandle petrified zoo --
From buried city to chill hill --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Wardlaw book.
Responsibility: Walt Davis and Isabel Davis ; drawings by Walt Davis.
Local System Bib Number:
383947

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The border of Texas is longer than the Amazon River, running through ten distinct ecological zones as it outlines one of the familiar shapes in geography. This book features the drawing representing  Read more...
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Texans will love reading their history; naturalists will lament the changes but appreciate the sensitive documentation of their efforts, and museum professionals who have lived this evolution seen Read more...

 
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