Attracting Birds (Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-64) by Olwen Woodier

By Olwen Woodier

Due to the fact 1973, Storey's nation knowledge announcements have provided useful, hands-on directions designed to aid readers grasp dozens of kingdom residing talents quick and simply. There are actually greater than one hundred seventy titles during this sequence, and their impressive attractiveness displays the typical wish of nation and town dwellers alike to domesticate own independence in lifestyle.

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These data categories are terrain, climate and soil. 1 Terrain Topographic maps are readily available on continental and multinational scales in atlases. At more convenient scales, they are available as published international map series or topographic maps of individual countries. At scales in the range 1: 1 000 000 to 1:5 000 000, contours are likely to be displayed at 100, 200 and 500 m intervals. Above this elevation, contours are presented at 500 m vertical intervals. 2 Climate Some continental scale maps of climatic variables are available, but compilations of agroclimatological (FAO, 1984, 1985, 1987) or more conventional meteorological data (Meteorological Office, 1959, 1966, 1983) are more convenient.

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