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When Humans Nearly Vanished

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When Humans Nearly Vanished

Donald R. Prothero

The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

The fascinating true story of the explosion of the Mount Toba supervolcano--the Earth's largest eruption in the past 28 million... [more]

$49.99

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The Songs Of Trees

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The Songs Of Trees

David George Haskell

The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Both a love song to trees, an exploration of their biology, and a wonderfully philosophical analysis of their role they play... [more]

$29.99

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Windblown: Landscape, Legacy and Loss - The Great Storm of 1987

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Windblown: Landscape, Legacy and Loss - The Great Storm of 1987

Tamsin Treverton-Jones

Memoirs; Weather

Paperback

A journey through the Great Storm and the re-birth of the English landscape. [more]

$23.99

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Forces of Nature

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Forces of Nature

Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet, this groundbreaking... [more]

$31.95  $28.75

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Radar Rainfall Data Estimation and Use

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Radar Rainfall Data Estimation and Use

Standard Practice on Radar Rainfall Estimation Task Committee

Weather

Book

MOP 139 provides a flexible framework and practical guidance in the development, analysis and use of radar rainfall data sets.... [more]

$189.95  $170.95

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Death on Mount Washington: Stories of Accidents and Foolhardiness on the Northeast's Highest Peak

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Death on Mount Washington: Stories of Accidents and Foolhardiness on the...

Randi Minetor

History of the Americas; The Earth: natural history general; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

On Mount Washington, it's lack of preparation, not the mountain that kills. The weather is highly changeable with wind gusts... [more]

$27.99

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Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain's Fragmented Wildlife

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Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain's Fragmented Wildlife

Hugh Warwick

The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

`Glorious... Political, passionate, perceptive' Robert MacfarlaneAn eye-opening exploration of the lines that cut through... [more]

$22.99

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Trace Metals in the Environment and Living Organisms: The British Isles as a Case Study

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Trace Metals in the Environment and Living Organisms: The British Isles...

Philip S. Rainbow (Natural History Museum, London)

Historical geology; Applied ecology; Rocks, minerals & fossils; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A book on the natural history of trace metals, using Britain as a case study, while the principles explored are relevant worldwide.... [more]

$245.95

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Beside the Seaside: A Celebration of the Place We Like to Be

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Beside the Seaside: A Celebration of the Place We Like to Be

Jane Struthers

Maritime history; Sea life & the seashore; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Answering such questions as what to look for in rock pools, which are the best knots and how to avoid being cursed by a mermaid,... [more]

$22.99

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Summer

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Summer

Karl Ove Knausgaard

Memoirs; Literary essays; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

The grand finale of Karl Ove Knausgaard's masterful and intensely-personal series about the four seasons, illustrated with... [more]

$53.95  $48.55

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Alone at the Top: Climbing Denali in the Dead of Winter

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Alone at the Top: Climbing Denali in the Dead of Winter

Lonnie Dupre, Pam Louwagie

Biography: general; Geographical discovery & exploration; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

The dramatic story of one man's ascent of North America's highest peak under the harshest conditions-and the climb that nearly... [more]

$32.95  $29.65

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Wonderland: A Year of Britain's Wildlife, Day by Day

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Wonderland: A Year of Britain's Wildlife, Day by Day

Brett Westwood, Stephen Moss

The environment; Wildlife: general interest; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

A life-affirming nature diary - with something amazing to see and experience on every day of the year -from award-winning... [more]

$23.99

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Imagining Earth: Concepts of Wholeness in Cultural Constructions of Our Home Planet

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Imagining Earth: Concepts of Wholeness in Cultural Constructions of Our...

Solvejg Nitzke, Nicolas Pethes

Literary studies: general; Development studies; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

While concepts of Earth have a rich tradition, more recent examples show a distinct quality: Though ideas of wholeness might... [more]

$103.95  $93.55

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Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East: A Photographic Guide

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Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East: A Photographic Guide...

Philippe Geniez

Reference works; Animal ecology; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Translation of: Serpents d'Europe, d'Afrique du Nord et du Moyen-Orient. 2015. [more]

$54.95  $49.45

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Birds of Chile: A Photo Guide

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Birds of Chile: A Photo Guide

Steve N. G. Howell, Fabrice Schmitt

Reference works; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

A cutting-edge photographic field guide to the birds of Chile This is the first modern-style photographic field guide to... [more]

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Where The Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River

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Where The Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River

David Owen (University of Southampton)

The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

The Colorado River is a crucial resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States, and every gallon that flows down... [more]

$26.99

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Cornerstones: Subterranean writings; from Dartmoor to the Arctic Circle

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Cornerstones: Subterranean writings; from Dartmoor to the Arctic Circle...

John Burnside, Linda Cracknell, Alan Garner, Tim Dee

The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A collection of essays about geology and the ground beneath our feet first heard on BBC Radio Three, from some of our leading... [more]

$46.95  $42.25

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The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places

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The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places

William Atkins

Arid zones, deserts; The Earth: natural history general; Travel writing

Hardback

But for those whose call deserts home, the 'hideous blanks' described by explorers are rich in resources and significance.<br... [more]

$49.99

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Paddle Maryland: A Guide to Rivers, Creeks, and Water Trails

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Paddle Maryland: A Guide to Rivers, Creeks, and Water Trails

Bryan MacKay (UMBC)

The Earth: natural history general; Water sports & recreations; Canoeing & kayaking

Paperback

Paddle Maryland is a companion guide to Hike Maryland and Cycle Maryland. [more]

$36.95  $33.25

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Cycle Maryland: A Guide to Bike Paths and Rail Trails

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Cycle Maryland: A Guide to Bike Paths and Rail Trails

Bryan MacKay

Sport & leisure industries; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Cycle Maryland is a companion guide to Hike Maryland and Paddle Maryland. [more]

$36.95  $33.25

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The Chesapeake in Focus: Transforming the Natural World

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The Chesapeake in Focus: Transforming the Natural World

Tom Pelton

The environment; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Looking to the future, Pelton offers a provocative vision of the hard steps that must be taken if we truly want to save the... [more]

$46.95  $42.25

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Earth View: Extraordinary Images from the Landsat NASA/USGS

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Earth View: Extraordinary Images from the Landsat NASA/USGS

Tim Dedopulos

Physical geography & topography; The Earth: natural history general; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

See the world as you've never seen it before with this collection of over 200 high-definition satellite photos of our planet.... [more]

$62.95  $56.65

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Snow

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Snow

Ruth Kirk

Weather

Hardback

Natural history writer Ruth Kirk explores how animals and people survive in the snow; of glaciers, continental ice sheets,... [more]

$220.40  $198.35

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The Chronologers' Quest: The Search for the Age of the Earth

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The Chronologers' Quest: The Search for the Age of the Earth

Patrick Wyse Jackson

The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

This book investigates the methods used to determine the Earth's age, from James Ussher and John Lightfoot examining biblical... [more]

$45.95

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Run the Storm: A Savage Hurricane, a Brave Crew, and the Wreck of the SS El Faro

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Run the Storm: A Savage Hurricane, a Brave Crew, and the Wreck of the SS...

George Michelsen Foy

Oceanography (seas); Natural disasters; Sea life & the seashore; Weather

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$83.95  $75.55

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