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Handbook of the Canadian Rockies

Collection:
Field Guides (FLDG)
Contributor:
Ben Gadd (main author)
Format:
Book
Publication Date:
1995
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/0969263112
Published:
2nd ed. Jasper, AB: Corax Press
ISBN:
0969263112
Location:
Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
NORTH AMERICA, Flora & Fauna
Notes:
660 plants (including fungi, lichens, ferns, bryophytes, grasses, wildflowers, and trees), 120 insects (including larvae), 40 fishes, 15 amphibians and reptiles, 211 birds, and 65 mammals (including skulls, tracks, and scats); color illustrations and photos; common names in English and French; descriptions vary in length but include personal anecdotes and are often very funny. Also includes information on geology, weather, ecology, human history, and safety. Slightly oversized but remarkably complete. Covers the Rockies in British Columbia, Alberta, and Glacier National Park in Montana. Illustrated by Matthew Wheeler. 831p. $35.95pa.