Exploring the Seashore
in British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon

Acknowledgements
About This Book
Identifying The Type of Beach
Identifying Tidal Zones
Identifying Habitats On A Beach
Some Final Words About Using This Field Guide
Protect Seashore Plants And Animals
Rules for Safety
Color Plates
The Rocky Seashore
   Above Beach
   Spray Zone
   High Tide Zone
   Middle Tide Zone
   Low Tide Zone
The Sandy Beach
   Above Beach
   The Spray And High Tide Zone
   The Middle And Low Tide Zone
The Mud Flat
   Above Beach
   The Spray And High Tide Zone
   The Middle and Low Tide Zone
The Cobblestone Beach
   Above Beach
   The Middle and Low Tide Zone
   Exposed, Protected, And Transitional Shores
Headlands
Bays And Spits
Exposed Rocky Shores
Exposed Sandy Beaches
Exposed Gravel Beaches
Transitional Shores
Protected Shores
The Oregon Coastline
The Washington Coastline
The British Columbia Coastline
Clothing And Equipment
Checking The Tides
Illustrated Glossary of Terms
Bibliography
Index To Pages

MAPS

Exposed, Protected, And Transitional Shores
The Oregon Coastline
The Washington Coastline
The British Columbia Coastline
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Preview Pages

cover

table of contents
page 3

sample illustrated page, tidal zones
page 11

sample color page, sea urchins
page 33

text page, shore birds
page 59

text page, hermit crabs
page 78