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Olympic rain forest. Photos. by Johsel Namkung and Ruth Kirk. by Ruth Kirk

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English


  • Rain forests.,
  • Trees -- Washington (State) -- Olympic Peninsula,
  • Olympic National Park (Wash.)

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Edition Notes

ContributionsOlympic Natural History Association
LC ClassificationsQK484 W3 K5
The Physical Object
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17243995M

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  The rain forest valleys of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula stand out as the showpiece of this region. Because the forest’s productivity and sheer biomass per square mile are among the world’s greatest, it is recognized as a National Park, a World Biosphere Reserve, and a World Heritage Site. This book will be welcomed by resident Author: Ruth Kirk. UW Mailbox Seattle, WA Fax: () Email: [email protected] Publisher for the University of Washington Member of the Association of University Presses. The Rain Forest Resort Village is located in the picturesque Quinault Rainforest on a section of the shoreline of Lake Quinault. This wonderful resort is positioned on the northern end of the Olympic Peninsula in Grays Harbor Country. Located behind the Rain Forest Resort Village is Quinault Valley with rides that rise over an impressive 3, "The Olympic Rain Forest: An Ecological Web" is an excellent book. From the first time I had opened this book, I found out that I had made a good choice. "The Olympic Rain Forest: An Ecological Web" tells us about the wonderful ecosystem of the temperate rain forest of the Olympic Peninsula.

The Emerald Cathedral book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Book's back cover: The Emerald Cathedral is a haunting tale of /5(3). The Rain Forest Resort Village is set in the beautiful Quinault Rainforest on the shores of picturesque Lake Quinault. We are situated on the Olympic Peninsula at the northern end of Grays Harbor County. Lake Quinault's pristine glacier fed waters lap at the beach of our resort.   The park store is operated by Discover Your Northwest an official non-profit partner of the National Park Service dedicated to supporting the educational mission of Olympic National Park. The park store has a wide range of books, travel guides, educational games, .   Bogachiel Rain Forest. Hanging mosses, old-growth cedar and spruce trees, along with ferns and wetlands help make the Bogachiel Rain Forest a lush, green wonderland. The beautiful Bogachiel Rain Forest can be accessed by a trailhead in Olympic National Forest, but Bogachiel Rainforest Trail # wanders into Olympic National Park after miles.

  In the rain forest, thoughts intuitively yield to a slower and grander pace. - Tim McNulty Hiking at the Hoh–Gateway to Mount Olympus! Mini-trail: mile Flat, paved, accessible-with-assistance loop in old growth rain forest. Hall of Mosses: mile Easy loop through old growth temperate rain forest, with foot elevation gain. Spruce. Our 4-hour, comprehensive tour of the lush Quinault Rainforest takes place in our comfortable passenger Tour Coach where your Interpretive Guide will explain the history of the area including the Quinault Indian Nation, the early expeditions that revealed Lake Quinault and the flora and fauna native to the rainforest. Book: The Olympic rain forest: an ecological web. pp pp. ref Abstract: The richly illustrated book describes the natural dynamics of the rain forest valleys of the Olympic Peninsula, Washington washington Subject Category: Geographic Entities.   Olympic’s rain forest gets 12 to 14 feet of rain a year. Fringes and fleece, Olympic rain forest. Compare that to the Colorado Rockies’ 12 to 14 inches! It’s not always torrential deluges, either. it’s more subtle. You don’t feel it at first, this soft mist, but the air is completely saturated. In 2 minutes flat you’re completely.