The Salish Sea: Jewel of the Pacific Northwest

2015 Nautilus Award Winner

The Salish Sea: Jewel of the Pacific Northwest
Audrey DeLella Benedict and Joseph K. Gaydos

11 x 8-1/2; $24.95
Paperback: 160 pages
Published: March 31, 2015
ISBN: 9781570619854

Fashioned by the violent volcanism of the Pacific Rim of Fire, plate tectonics, and the sculptural magic wrought by Ice Age glaciers, the Salish Sea straddles the western border between Canada and the United States and is connected to the Pacific Ocean primarily through the Strait of Juan de Fuca. This fascinating visual journey through the Salish Sea combines a scientist’s inquiring mind, beautiful photographs, and a lively narrative of fascinating stories, all of which impart a sense of connection with this intricate marine ecosystem and the life that it sustains.

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