Octopus's Garden: Hydrothermal Vents And Other Mysteries Of The Deep Sea (Helix Books) | Hardcover
by Cindy Lee Van Dover (Author)
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January 02, 1996
Product Description An introduction to deep-sea life explains how hydrothermal vents have given way to a thriving population of unique creatures, profiles several members of the geyser community, and considers the threat of underwater landslides and earthquakes.
Scientist and submersible pilot Cindy Lee Van Dover has travelled to the bottom of the sea. In this book she gives voice to the scientific passion that motivates her while taking us along with her as she reveals the wonders of the ocean floor.
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