The Atlantic Coast
A Natural HistoryeBook - 2011
The North Atlantic coast of North America-commonly known as the Atlantic Coast-extends from Newfoundland and Labrador through the Maritime Provinces and the Northeastern United States south to Cape Hatteras. This North Atlantic region belongs to the sea. The maritime influence on climate, flora, and fauna is dominant - even far inland. Both on land and at sea, this region is where north meets south, where the great northern boreal forests intermingle with the southern coniferous-hardwood forests, and where the icy Labrador Current and the tropical Gulf Stream vie for supremacy and eventually m.
Publisher: New York : Douglas & McIntyre, 2011
Characteristics: 1 online resource (576 pages)