Papers from the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Vol. 20

Papers from the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Vol. 20 : The Nemerteans (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Papers From the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Vol. 20: The Nemerteans Stops were made also on St. Paul, St. Matthew. And Hall Islands in Bering Sea; at Plover Bay, Siberia, and at Port Clarence, Alaska, just south of Bering Strait. At these latter localities, however, the shores are surrounded in winter by pack ice, which prevents the existence of any considerable amount of life between tides. No Nemerteans were found here between tides in the limited time at our command, though it is not unlikely that in deeper water an abundance of these worms could have been obtained by the dredge. South of Bering Sea, on the other hand, the shores are densely covered nearly to high water mark with a luxuriant growth of nearly all classes of invertebrates. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 168g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243275358
  • 9780243275359