Geoduck (Gweduck)
of Amazing British Columbia

On this page: References for the geoduck, the G entry in Amazing British Columbia: A Natural History From A To Z

One alphabet book cannot tell everything about the geoduck (gweduck). The references below include information about the photographer and links to other sites with more information about the geoduck

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Laverton, Photographer of the Geoduck

Jeff Laverton is a semi-professional photographer living in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. He studied photography in Vancouver Community Colleges and Vancouver's Focal Point Studios.

Surrounded by the wilderness of the Pacific North West, he seeks to capture the grace and beauty of nature in all its forms, drawn by the study of light, lines, patterns, textures and colour.

His passion for photography is equaled by his passion for his natural environment and the wildlife that inhabit it. He strives to capture images that reflect his great respect and love of the outdoors with a focus on an outstanding quality of light and composition.

He has more photos posted online. (Opens in a new window)

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Photos of Geoduck

  • I couldn't use my favourite photo of geoduck in the book because it was not a BC geoduck. It is a geoduck from Washington state, right next door. It's so good, I just have to share it with you. Click the link to see Rachel with a geoduck (Opens in a new window.) From there you can click on other photos Rachel's family has posted online. They love nature and enjoy sharing their photos.
  • There are other photos of geoduck as well. (Opens in a new window)
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Books About Geoduck

Here are the books I used to write about Geoducks.
  • Sept, J. Duane (1999) "Pacific Geoduck" in The Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest. Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing. p. 99.
  • _____ (1992)"Geoduck" in The New Encylcopaedia Britannica. 15th ed. Vol. 5 Chicago: The University of Chicago. p. 189.
  • _____ (2000) "Geoduck" in The Encyclopedia of British Columbia. Daniel Frances (Ed.) Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing p. 283.
Here is a link to many other books about geoducks These are not necessarily books for children. (This link opens in a new window.)

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Links To More Information On Geoducks

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