Books: Into the Deep

THE RAND McNALLY ATLAS OF THE OCEANS Rand McNally; 208 pages; $29.95

Not even the most ardent oceanographer is likely to devote whole weeks to this huge tome on the wet 75% of the earth's surface. But anyone who is interested in the ocean—from Jacques Cousteau to the vacationing urbanite curious about the formation of a beach—should enjoy diving beneath the covers of the Rand McNally Atlas of the Oceans and coming back for regular plunges thereafter. Like a galleon full of gold, the Atlas overflows with treasures, details of life in, under and...

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