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Natural Wonders of the World

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Informationen zum Autor As a young adult, Chris Packham collected and studied ladybirds, tadpoles, reptiles, birds of prey, foxes, badgers, and squirrels. Chris has presented TV programmes including BBC2's Springwatch , Autumnwatch , and Winterwatch . His 2016 autobiography, Fingers in the Sparkle Jar , reached number one in the Sunday Times Bestsellers in just two weeks. Klappentext As a young adult, Chris Packham collected and studied ladybirds, tadpoles, reptiles, birds of prey, foxes, badgers, and squirrels. Chris has presented TV programmes including BBC2's Springwatch , Autumnwatch , and Winterwatch . His 2016 autobiography, Fingers in the Sparkle Jar , reached number one in the Sunday Times Bestsellers in just two weeks. Zusammenfassung Visit the world's greatest natural wonders in this spectacular visual guide.?? Your journey gets underway with an inspiring foreword by celebrated naturalist Chris Packham, before you explore our planet as never before. Cross the continents to enjoy the most breathtaking landscapes and natural features on Earth. The diverse range of delights includes the Rocky Mountains, Namib Desert, Great Barrier Reef, Skógafoss waterfall, Ninety Mile Beach, Antarctic ice sheets, Amazon River - and everywhere in between. ?Captivating landscape photography combines with 3D terrain models, explanatory artworks, and accessible text to reveal what lies beneath the surface and show how incredible geographical features are formed. To complete this picture-perfect package, all the plants and animals inhabiting these remarkable environments are also included, making Natural Wonders of the World a complete celebration of our world today.? Satisfy your wanderlust from the comfort of your armchair as you experience our wonderful world in unparalleled depth and detail.? Inhaltsverzeichnis 1: Introduction1: Earth¿s structure2: Plate tectonics3: Earth¿s past4: Life on earth2: North America1: Mountains, Lakes, and Prairies2: Mountains and Volcanoes3: Glaciers and Ice-sheets4: Rivers and Lakes5: Coasts, Islands, and Reefs6: Forests7: Grasslands and Tundra8: Deserts3: Central & South America1: Andes to Amazon2: Mountains and Volcanoes3: Glaciers and Ice-sheets4: Rivers and Lakes5: Coasts, Islands, and Reefs6: Forests7: Grasslands and Tundra8: Deserts4: Europe1: Land of Rivers and Plains2: Mountains and Volcanoes3: Glaciers and Ice-sheets4: Rivers and Lakes5: Coasts, Islands, and Reefs6: Forests7: Grasslands and Tundra8: Deserts5: Africa1: Land of the Rift2: Mountains and Volcanoes3: Glaciers and Ice-sheets4: Rivers and Lakes5: Coasts, Islands, and Reefs6: Forests7: Grasslands and Tundra8: Deserts6: Asia1: Tundra to Tropics2: Mountains and Volcanoes3: Glaciers and Ice-sheets4: Rivers and Lakes5: Coasts, Islands, and Reefs6: Forests7: Grasslands and Tundra8: Deserts7: Australia & New Zealand1: An Ancient Land2: Mountains and Volcanoes3: Glaciers and Ice-sheets4: Rivers and Lakes5: Coasts, Islands, and Reefs6: Forests7: Grasslands and Tundra8: Deserts8: Antarctica1: The Frozen Continent2: Mountains and Volcanoes3: Glaciers and Ice-sheets4: Tundra9: The Oceans1: The Mid-Atlantic Ridge2: The Seychelles3: The Great Chagos Bank4: The Maldives5: The Hawaiian Islands6: The Galapagos Islands7: The East Pacific Rise8: The Mariana Trench10: Extreme Weather1: Cyclones2: Thunderstorms3: Tornadoes4: Sandstorms and Duststorms5: Ice Storms6: Aurorae11: Directory12: Glossary13: Index14: Acknowledgements...

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Authors DK, Chris Packham, Smithsonian Institution
Assisted by Franki Piscitelli (Editor), Frankie Piscitelli (Editor), Kaiya Shang (Editor), Chris Packham (Foreword)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley
 
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 05.10.2017
 
EAN 9780241276297
ISBN 978-0-241-27629-7
No. of pages 440
Dimensions 259 mm x 308 mm x 35 mm
Series DK Wonders of the World
Subjects Guides > Nature
Non-fiction book > Nature, technology > Nature: general, reference works

Photography & photographs, SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / General, Travel & holiday, Travel and holiday, The Earth: Natural History General, The Earth: natural history: general interest, Photography and photographs

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