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The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson - Pelican, 1956


Title: The Sea Around Us
Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Pelican Books
Publication Date: 1956
Format: Softcover
Condition: This book is in good condition for its age other than some minor signs of wear, tanned pages.

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Reader's note

This 1956 edition of The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson contains the strange and exciting story of the seas. How they were born, how earth's life emerged from them, and the fantastic world within them. The story of the waves which carved out the land and of the stupendous snowfall which had built up in the sea bed of the volcanic action which throws up huge masses on the ocean floor, of immense mountains and desolate canyons, and it he way in which the sun and the spinning of the earth act upon the oceans. She describes the creatures which inhabit the sea. She tells of the language of the waves which brings news of earthquakes and storms raging in distant waters.