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The Last Great Sea

A Voyage Through the Human and Natural History of the North Pacific Ocean

by Terry Glavin

  • 388 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Greystone Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • Oceans & Seas,
  • Human Geography,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • General,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel / Essays & Travelogues,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCarl Safina (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8549942M
    ISBN 101550549545
    ISBN 109781550549546
    OCLC/WorldCa51630687

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