1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die (Hardcover)
|Author: Michael (EDT)/ Matsuura Bright|
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|A virtual circumnavigation of the globe offers tourists, nature lovers, and armchair travelers profiles of the worlds most beautiful natural sites from every continent, from Angel Falls in Venezuela to the Rhine Valley in Germany. *Author: Bright, Michael (EDT)/ Matsuura, Koichiro (INT) *Publication Date: 2009/08/01 *Number of Pages: 960 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 2.50 *Width: 6.75 *Height: 8.25|
From the Publisher:
Updated with a special new preface by Koichiro Matsura, Director-General of UNESCO and enhanced with many new dramatic color photos, the new edition of this beautiful volume will bring pleasure to nature lovers, tourists, and armchair travelers alike. ItÂ's a guide to the worldÂ's most spectacular natural sites, each location profiled with a stunning color photo, a description of noteworthy features, a thumbnail-size locator map, and an brief table of descriptive statistics. The natural wonders are categorized by continent, and a six-page location index at the front of the book provides readers with quick reference to each site. They includeÂ? | | * Banff National Park, Canada * Mendenhall Glacier, Alaska * Crater Lake, Oregon * Caribbean National Forest, Puerto Rico * Machu Picchu, Peru * Valley of the Rhine, Germany * The Matterhorn, Switzerland and Italy * Ayers Rock, Australia * Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe * Mount Kilauea, Hawaii * Mount Fuji, Japan * Masada, Israel * Zhoukoudian Caves, near Beijing, China . . . and hundreds more | | This compendium of the worldÂ's most amazing vistas and experiences will provide hours of absorbing reading as it offers insights into our planetÂ's priceless resources. Full-color photos on most pages.
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