The natural history of the Point Reyes Peninsula

by Jules G. Evens

Publisher: University of California Press in Berkeley

Written in English
Published: Pages: 366 Downloads: 541
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Subjects:

  • Natural history -- California -- Point Reyes Peninsula,
  • Natural history -- California -- Point Reyes National Seashore,
  • Natural history -- California -- Point Reyes-Farallon Islands National Marine Sanctuary

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-335) and index.

StatementJules G. Evens.
SeriesCalifornia natural history guides -- no. 94
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH105.C2 E94 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 366 p. :
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23153918M
ISBN 109780520254657, 9780520254671
LC Control Number2007037353

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Extensively illustrated with colour photographs, original illustrations, and maps, the book also includes species lists for the reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals, common invertebrates, fish, and plants found on the peninsula today, making it an essential companion for anyone who plans to visit one of California's most unique natural areas.

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One of the most prominent is the Coastal Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) forest, which includes Coast live oak, Tanoak, and California bay and reaches across the southern half of Inverness Ridge toward Bolinas on: Marin County, California, United States.

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He has written or co-authored three books in the University of California Press Natural History Series- The Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula (3rd edition, ), An Introduction to California Birdlife (), and Birds of the Northern California Coast (), as well as various scientific papers and natural history articles.

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These earth movements have continued until just yesterday, geologically speaking, in the Point Reyes Peninsula; and they are still going on, invisibly, slowly, today. Location and Extent of Area. The Point Reyes Peninsula, a roughly triangular piece of land that extends westward into the Pacific Ocean, lies about 30 miles north of San Francisco.

Point Reyes Peninsula and San Andreas fault zone, in Bowen, O.E. Jr., editor, Geologic guide to the gas and oil fields of northern California: California Division of .Fifth in the popular HarborTown History series, this story of the remarkable Point Reyes peninsula is lauded by the archivist of the Point Reyes National Seashore as a "Great compact but comprehensive history." The only complete, concise history of Point Reyes available, it is rich with the stories of those who lived and loved on the amazing triangle of coastline.Enjoy your lunch at a local beach restaurant and visit Point Reyes’ historic lighthouse where whales and dolphins may swim by (depending on the season).

Your guide will also bring you to the Bear Valley Visitor Center and the Museum of Natural History. acres of Point Reyes have been known as a “National Seashore” since