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The Natural History of Canterbury

ISBN: 9781877257575

Author: Michael Winterbourn    Publisher: Canterbury University Press

The expansive third edition of The Natural History of Canterbury provides a comprehensive, up-to-date account of knowledge of Canterbury's flora, fauna and env...


The expansive third edition of The Natural History of Canterbury provides a comprehensive, up-to-date account of knowledge of Canterbury's flora, fauna and environment. Written with a broad audience in mind, it will be an invaluable resource for natural scientists, students, environmental managers, and interested lay readers from Canterbury and throughout New Zealand. Chapters cover geology, geomorphology and geography of the region, its climate and soils, and the history of Maori colonisation and life. Vegetation, past and present, is dealt with in detail, as a fossil and present-day faunas, including birds, amphibians, reptiles and marine mammals. Extensive use of colour photographs enable the reader to visualise many of the remarkable plants, animals and landscapes found in the region. First published 1927; this 3rd edition first published May 2008, Christchurch. 260x190mm / 924pp


Pages: 924


Dimensions: 190 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 01-04-2008


$195.00 $75.00
Whispers of Waitaha : Traditions of a Nation

ISBN: 9780958254106

Author: Peter & Makere Ruka Te Korako    Publisher: Wharariki

Pages: 334


Tags: New Zealand   History
$115.00 $57.50
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