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Great American naturalists.

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Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis .
Written in English

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  • United States
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    • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Naturalists.

    • About the Edition

      Brief biographies of fourteen men and women who dedicated their lives to studying some aspect of nature.

      Edition Notes

      SeriesA Pull ahead book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH26 .C6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination103 p.
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5427190M
      ISBN 100822504677
      LC Control Number73021989

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Great American Naturalists is a collection of nine true stories of historical scientific adventurers and travelers in the Americas.

They set off into the unknown on incredible journeys to discover and document the natural wonders they found in the unexplored lands.5/5(1). Early American naturalists: exploring the American West, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Moring (zoology, Univ. of Maine; Men with Sand: Great Explorers of the American West) profiles the 19th-century naturalists who trekked across the continent from totracing how the nature.

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Many of these people were great artists as well as scientists, and The Great Naturalists is illustrated with a selection of beautiful and precise paintings and drawings of birds, animals, fossils, fish, shells, and rocks from the unparalleled collections of the Natural History Museum, : Thames & Hudson.

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