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1001 Natural Wonders: You Must See Before You Die (Barrons Educational Series)
1001 Natural Wonders: You Must See Before You Die (Barrons Educational Series) Michael Bright 0764158171 9780764158179 Tourists, nature lovers, and even armchair travelers will discover hours of pleasurable reading in this huge co
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1001 Natural Wonders: You Must See Before You Die (Barrons Educational Series) by Michael Bright

Tourists, nature lovers, and even armchair travelers will discover hours of pleasurable reading in this huge compendium of world-famous sites. Theyll also find a wealth of ideas for their next vacation trip. Its a guide to the most spectacular natural sites--and sights-- around the world, from the magnificent Angel Falls in the Venezuelan rain forest to the fiery volcanic Mediterranean island of Stromboli, off the coast of Sicily. Other natural wonders include Glacier Bay, and Mendenhall Glacier in Alaska; Death Valley and Yosemite Park, California; the Rhine Valley in Germany; Mount Blanc in France; Mount Olympus in Greece; Mount Fuji in Japan; Easter Island; and for divers, spectacular places like the Mariana Trench in the Pacific. Here is a virtual circumnavigation of the globe, with each natural wonder, chosen for its grandeur and sheer beauty. Each location is profiled with a color photo, a description of its origin and present-day features, a thumbnail-size locator map, and a succinct table of statistics. For instance, this volume describes-- Ayers Rock, the 500-mile-circumference sandstone elevation that rises out of the flat central Australian Outback and is believed to be a holy place by Australias Aborigines Bryce Canyon, Utah, a rugged, dramatic national park located just a few hours drive from Salt Lake City Iguazu Falls, an extensive series of 275 waterfalls on the Brazil-Argentina border, described by one naturalist as an ocean pouring into an abyss Here are breathtaking locations on every continent--sites so spectacular that once seen they are never forgotten. Hundreds of full-color photos.

Author: Michael Bright

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 960

Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing

Publication Date: 2005-05-01

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ISBN: 0764158171


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