How To Read Water: Clues, Signs & Patterns from Puddles to the Sea – Tristan Gooley

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This is an essential book if you want to understand everything about water and what it signifies. I can't think of anything that isn't covered. The book is beautifully written and approaches being lyrical at times. It's a book that I will return to often.

Category: Science

A must-have book for walkers, sailors, swimmers, anglers and everyone interested in thenatural 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.
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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.


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