Assateague Island National Seashore, Maryland and Virginia
U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Division of Publications, 1980 - History - 175 pages
This beautiful and authoritative official National Park Service handbook describes the Island's major attractions, including seashore recreation, bird life, wild ponies, diminutive Sika deer, and surf fishing. Consists of a tourist guide and a 103 page section entitled: A Barrier Island Natural History, by William Hopkins Amos.
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Welcome to Assateague
By William H Amos
Life from Shore to Forest
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