Timeless Wonders: Earth's Most Spectacular Places

by Robert J. Moore

Hardcover, 2006

Status

Available

Local notes

551 Moo

Collection

Publication

n/a (2006)

Description

Some wild places are known for their sheer physical beauty, others for their incomprehensible vastness or their vanishing ecosystems. This comprehensive portrayal of such wondrous locales to visit includes marvels from every continent: Africa's Victoria Falls and Namib Desert; Asia's Himalayan Mountains and the rain forest in Borneo; Australia's Great Barrier Reef; Europe's Greek Islands and Norwegian fjords; North America's canyonlands and Everglades; South America's Amazon River and Galapagos Islands; and Antarctica's glaciers. This informative text describing each of these celebrated places covers geography, geology, and natural history, providing a concise survey about each location's evolution and its native plants and animals. This lively tour of the most awesome natural places will serve as an inspirational book for the intrepid traveler and an exciting but comfortable journey for the armchair tourist.… (more)

Physical description

14 inches

ISBN

0760787174 / 9780760787175

Barcode

4179

Rating

(2 ratings; 4.8)
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