The Resource River of Lakes : a Journey on Florida's St. Johns River, (electronic resource)

River of Lakes : a Journey on Florida's St. Johns River, (electronic resource)

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River of Lakes : a Journey on Florida's St. Johns River
Title
River of Lakes
Title remainder
a Journey on Florida's St. Johns River
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Language
eng
Summary
First explored by naturalist William Bartram in the 1760s, the St. Johns River stretches 310 miles along Florida's east coast, making it the longest river in the state. The first "highway" through the once wild interior of Florida, the St. Johns may appear ordinary, but within its banks are some of the most fascinating natural phenomena and historic mysteries in the state. The river, no longer the commercial resource it once was, is now largely ignored by Florida's residents and visitors alike. In the first contemporary book about this American Heritage River, Bill Belleville describes his journey down the length of the St. Johns, kayaking, boating, hiking its riverbanks, diving its springs, and exploring its underwater caves. He rediscovers the natural Florida and establishes his connection with a place once loved for its untamed beauty. Belleville involves scientists, environmentalists, fishermen, cave divers, and folk historians in his journey, soliciting their companionship and their expertise. River of Lakes weaves together the biological, cultural, anthropological, archaeological, and ecological aspects of the St. Johns, capturing the essence of its remarkable history and intrinsic value as a natural wonder
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Belleville, Bill
Dewey number
  • 917.590463
  • 975.9/1
  • 975.91
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • Saint Johns River (Fla.)
  • Saint Johns River (Fla.)
  • Saint Johns River Valley (Fla.)
  • Saint Johns River Valley (Fla.)
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adult
Label
River of Lakes : a Journey on Florida's St. Johns River, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9780820342245
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12443097
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MWT12443097
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
River of Lakes : a Journey on Florida's St. Johns River, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780820342245
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12443097
Publisher number
MWT12443097
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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