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HOW TO READ WATER: Clues and patterns from puddles to the sea. By Tristan Gooley.

(2016) 2017 paperback reprint. Small 8vo paperback (128 x 198mm). Ppviii,376. Colour and b/w photographs, line drawings by Neil Gower.

"A must-have book for walkers, sailors, swimmers, anglers and everyone interested in the natural world, in How To Read Water, Natural Navigator Tristan Gooley shares knowledge, skills, tips and useful observations to help you enjoy the landscape around you. Includes over 700 clues, signs and patterns. You'll learn how to: Interpret ponds like a Polynesian; Spot dangerous water in the pitch black with the help of a clock face; Read the sea like a Viking; Forecast the weather from waves; Find your way with puddles; Decipher wave patterns on beaches; Decode the colour of water; Unravel a river like an expert; From wild swimming in Sussex to wayfinding off Oman, via the icy mysteries of the Arctic, Tristan Gooley draws on his own pioneering journeys to reveal the secrets of ponds, puddles, rivers, oceans and more to show us all the skills we need to read the water around us". Chapters include: Strange beginnings - an introduction; Launching; How to see the Pacific in a pond; Land ripples; The not so humble puddle; Rivers and streams; The rise; The lake; The colour of water; Light and water; The sound of water; Reading waves; The Omani delight - an interlude; The coast; The beach; Currents and tide; Water at night; Shipwatching; Rare and extraordinary; Uncharted water - an epilogue.
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Book Code
46227
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Author Gooley (Tristan).
Book Code 46227
ISBN 1473615224 / 9781473615229
Book Description A fine new copy.
Book Cover Paperback
Published Date 2017
Publisher Sceptre Books.
Place London.