Towering mountains, arresting colors, lush mountain foliage and an astonishing variety of wildlife make Glacier National Park one of the most stunning destinations for nature and outdoor enthusiasts.
Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Printed on laminated, water-resistant paper in a folded format, Pocket Naturalist® Guides are highly durable for use in the field as each title provides a portable reference to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and insects. Nature enthusiasts, from the beginner to the seasoned explorer, will relish the abundance of detailed information packed within these handheld guides.
Common animal species, such as the scarlet tanager, the Shenandoah salamander, the black bear, and the Turk’s cap lily are included in this pocket-sized guide to wildlife found in the Shenandoah National Park. Highlighting more than 130 local flora and fauna, this hand-held reference is the ideal addition to any nature enthusiast’s arsenal.
Are you interested in Yellowstone or planning a trip to the park? If so, you'll love "Yellowstone National Park for Kids, Preteens, and Teenagers," Inside this detailed travel guide geared toward children, you'll learn all you need to know about America's first national park. For example, did you know that:
Yellowstone is one of the worlds biggest active volcanoes? The hot underground magma is what causes the geysers to erupt and when you visit Yellowstone you actually go inside the volcanic caldera.
Both black bears and grizzly bears can be found in Yellowstone and they are omnivorous which means they eat both plants and animals?
Old Faithful erupts about every ninety minutes to heights of over one hundred feet?
Early visitors to Yellowstone used to catch fish in Yellowstone Lake then dip them into Fishing Cone Geyser to cook them?
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The national reports in Transport Law deal with transport law in its broadest sense: jurisdiction, state immunity, & the main sources of transport law. With reference to maritime law, the reader will find information on the legal status of the vessel, its acquisition, ownership, & registration. Other topics discussed: maritime liens & mortgages, the position of master & crew, liability & limitation of liability (L.L.M.C. Convention 1976), charter parties & Transport under Bill of Lading (Hague-Visby Rules), transport by air (Warsaw Convention & related conventions), transport by rail (C.O.T.I.F. Convention), & inland navigation. A special chapter covers Multimodal Transport. Finally, European Union (EU) Competition Law in the field of transport is discussed. Current national monographs include Austria, Belgium, New Zealand, Philippines, & Switzerland. International monographs address the following topics: marine pollution, salvage, the Hamburg Rules as well as the U.N. Convention on Multimodal Transport, the limitation of liability for maritime claims (the L.L.M.C. 1976 Convention) as well as the position of the international maritime organisation (I.M.O.) the Comite Maritime International (CMI) & Bimco. Update frequency: 4-6 supplements per year.
Turkey Run State Park is the second state park established in Indiana in 1916. Sugar Creek bisects the 2382 acres of rugged woodland terrain, providing some wonderful off site canoeing opportunities which span two state parks. A suspension bridge connects the developed south section with the wild north section. Two covered bridges, the Cox and the Narrows Covered Bridge on either end of the park provide a scenic backdrop to many wonderful photo opportunities in the park. Visitors may stay either in the large campground or in Turkey Run Inn with its accompanying restaurant. Park visitors may fish, with an Indiana license, in Sugar Creek and hikers can enjoy the many miles of great hiking. Turkey Run State Park provides visitors with a family friendly activity. The stunning scenery on the trails combined with the rugged beauty of Sugar Creek offers a relaxing place to camp, fish, hike, canoe or picnic. A Visit to Turkey Run State Park will impart all of the information needed to enjoy the park and surrounding Parke County and its historic covered bridges to the fullest. The Indiana State Park Travel Guide Series will encompass all the family friendly Indiana State Parks. Indiana's State Park system is one of the finest in the United States. With great hiking trails, history, and nature, there is something for everyone at an Indiana State Park.
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