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The New York Public Library Amazing World Geography


The New York Public Library Amazing World Geography

A Book of Answers for Kids
The New York Public Library Books for Kids, Band 17 1. Aufl.

von: Andrea Sutcliffe

10,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 16.10.2002
ISBN/EAN: 9780471431534
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 180

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Follow the Ring of Fire from New Zealand to South America. Navigate the Blue Nile and walk the Great Wall of China. Meet the first person to reach the South Pole and witness the "Green Revolution" in India. Explore the people, landscapes, and languages of our fascinating planet and uncover the answers to all your questions about world geography . . . How old is the earth? See page 8. Can volcanoes form underwater? See page 14. What are maquiladoras? See page 50. Why are rain forests so important? See page 63. Where and what are the Pillars of Hercules? See page 77. Is the Red Sea really red? See page 88. What languages are spoken in Africa? See page 112. Do any plants or animals live in Antarctica? See page 133.
Introduction. 1. THE WORLD AS A WHOLE. 2. NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA. 3. SOUTH AMERICA. 4. EUROPE. 5. ASIA. 6. AFRICA. 7. OCEANIA AND ANTARCTICA. World Countries and Territories Listed Alphabetically. Glossary. Selected Bibliography. The New York Public Library's Recommended Reading List. Internet Resources. Index.
THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY's bestselling reference books include The New York Public Library Desk Reference, The New York Public Library Book of Answers, The New York Public Library Student's Desk Reference, and The New York Public Library Kids' Guide to Research. Andrea Sutcliffe is a freelance writer and editor, as well as a contributor to the National Geographic Desk Reference.
Follow the Ring of Fire from New Zealand to South America. Navigate the Blue Nile and walk the Great Wall of China. Meet the first person to reach the South Pole and witness the "Green Revolution" in India. Explore the people, landscapes, and languages of our fascinating planet and uncover the answers to all your questions about world geography . . . How old is the earth? See page 8. Can volcanoes form underwater? See page 14. What are maquiladoras? See page 50. Why are rain forests so important? See page 63. Where and what are the Pillars of Hercules? See page 77. Is the Red Sea really red? See page 88. What languages are spoken in Africa? See page 112. Do any plants or animals live in Antarctica? See page 133.

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