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Natural wonders of the world / senior editor, Peter Frances ; illustrators, Adam Bentons [and 6 others].

Smithsonian Institution. (Added Author). DK Publishing, Inc. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465464170
  • ISBN: 1465464174
  • Physical Description: 440 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes directory and glossary.
Includes index.
At head of title: DK, Smithsonian.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction. Earth's structures ; Plate tectonics ; Earth's past ; Life on earth -- North America. Mountains, lakes, and prairies ; Mountains and volcanoes ; Glaciers and ice sheets ; Rivers and lakes ; Coasts, islands, and reefs ; Forests ; Grasslands and tundra ; Deserts -- Central & South America. Andes to Amazon ; Mountains and volcanoes ; Glaciers and ice sheets ; Rivers and lakes ; Coasts, islands, and reefs ; Forests ; Grasslands and tundra ; Deserts -- Europe. Land of rivers and plains ; Mountains and volcanoes ; Glaciers and ice sheets ; Rivers and lakes ; Coasts, islands, and reefs ; Forests ; Grasslands and tundra -- Africa. Land of the rift ; Mountains and volcanoes ; Rivers and lakes ; Coasts, islands, and reefs ; Forests ; Grasslands ; Deserts -- Asia. Tundra to tropics ; Mountains and volcanoes ; Glaciers and ice sheets ; Rivers and lakes ; Coasts, islands, and reefs ; Forests ; Grasslands and tundra ; Deserts -- Australia & New Zealand. an ancient land ; Mountains and volcanoes ; Glaciers and ice sheets ; Rivers and lakes ; Coasts, islands, and reefs ; Forests ; Grasslands ; Deserts -- Antarctica. The frozen continent ; Mountains and volcanoes ; Glaciers and ice sheets ; Tundra -- The oceans. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge ; The Seychelles ; The Great Chagos Bank ; The Maldives ; The Hawaiian Islands ; The Galapagos Islands ; The East Pacific Rise ; The Mariana Trench -- Extreme weather. Cyclones ; Thunderstorms ; Tornadoes ; Sandstorms and duststorms ; Ice storms ; Aurorae.
Summary, etc.:
Introduces some of Earth's most fascinating and beautiful natural landmarks through landscape photography, 3-D terrian models, illustrations, and other explanatory artwork.
Subject: Natural history.
Natural monuments.
Landforms.
Nature.
SCIENCE > Earth Sciences.
SCIENCE > Natural History.
Landforms.
Natural history.
Natural monuments.
Nature.
Landforms.
Natural monuments.
Earth sciences.