Living Beaches of Georgia and the Carolinas: A Beachcomber's Guide (Paperback)

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Georgia and the Carolinas beckon curious beachcombers with over 600 miles of wave-swept Atlantic coastline. These beaches offer more than a sandy stroll amidst stunning scenery--they are alive As ever-changing ribbons of sand, these beaches foster unique life-forms and accept beguiling castaways from a vast marine wilderness. Mysteries abound. What is this odd creature? Why does the beach look this way? How did this strange item get here? Living Beaches of Georgia and the Carolinas satisfies a beachcomber's curiosity within a comprehensive yet easily browsed guide covering beach processes, plants, animals, minerals, and manmade objects. The guide is written in a familiar style and is illustrated with distribution maps and over a thousand color photos.

About the Author


Blair and Dawn Witherington have authored books on sea turtles, Florida beaches, and seashells, and have worked together on a variety of natural history publications. Blair is a research scientist with a master's degree in biology and a doctorate in zoology. Dawn is a graphic designer and illustrator specializing in scientific and educational depictions of nature. Pineapple Press published their popular Florida's Living Beaches.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781561644902
ISBN-10: 1561644900
Publisher: Pineapple Press
Publication Date: May 31st, 2011
Pages: 352
Language: English