The Atlas of mysterious places : the world's unexplained sacred sites, symbolic landscapes, ancient cities, and lost lands

by Jennifer Westwood

Paper Book, 1987



Call number

CC175 .A85 1987


New York : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987.


Includes material on the Glastonbury, T'ai Shan, Notre Dame Cathedral at Chartres, Stonehenge, the Delphi oracle, the Tower of Babel, North American mounds, Shangri-La, Atlantis, the Great Pyramid at Giza, the Nazca Lines Site in Peru, Easter Island, Machu Picchu in Peru, the Pueblo sites in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Angkor, Cambodia, Troy, Jerusalem, Mecca, the English leys, and Eldorado.

User reviews

LibraryThing member JoClare
Who among us is not curious about the mysterious places in the world, that challenge science and and our logical minds? This book explores many of those mysteries with wonderful photography and points to ponder~
LibraryThing member keylawk
Sacred Sites: Glastonbury, T'ai Shan, Chartres, Stonehenge, Avebury, Delphi, Externsteine, Malta, Giza, Palenque, Mecca, Takht-I Sulaiman.
Symbolic Landscapes.
Ancient cities -- Machu Picchu, Chaco, Teotihuacan, Zimbabwe, Angkor, Knossos, Susa, Troy, Petra, Mohenjo-Daro.
Lost Lands -- Atlantis, Lyonesse, Lemuria, Shangri-La, Eldorado.
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LibraryThing member ruric
Lots of photos (colour and B&W) plus line drawings, engravings and etchings of sites around the world. More of a quick introductory guide to each than an in depth examination. Good basis for beginning to research specific sites.

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Physical description

240 p.; 30 cm


1555841309 / 9781555841300


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