A Field Guide to Cape Cod: Including Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Block Island, and Eastern Long Island
ISBN: 0300226152
EAN13: 9780300226157
Language: English
Pages: 448
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

A Field Guide to Cape Cod: Including Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Block Island, and Eastern Long Island

Book Overview
A richly illustrated full-color guide to the unique plants, wildlife, and environments of Cape Cod and the other nearby Outer Lands that face the Atlantic Ocean This essential guidebook presents the most abundantly illustrated and fascinating account of the natural history of Cape Cod, its nearby islands, Block Island, the western coast of Rhode Island, and southeastern Long Island ever published. Exploring the ecology and most common plants and animals of the various regional environments--beaches, dunes, salt marshes, heathlands, and coastal forests--the book also encompasses marine mammals, sea turtles, and fish offshore. For nature-loving local residents and visitors alike, this essential book will be a treasured resource.