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Wonders of natural history

E L Grant Watson

Wonders of natural history

by E L Grant Watson

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Published by Pleiades Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementillustrated by Barbara Greg.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21476406M

Commentary by Friedman, John; Limited Edition: copies Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, Book of Wonders (The Secrets of Natural History): the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding. book ix. the natural history of fishes. book x. the natural history of birds. book xi. the various kinds of insects. book xii. the natural history of trees book xiii. the natural history of exotic trees, and an account of unguents. book xiv. the natural history of the fruit trees. book xv. the natural history of the fruit-trees. book xvi.

Title: Natural Wonders of the World Author: DK Publisher: DK Publishing / Penguin / Random House Published: Pages: Genre: Reference Sub-Genre: Science, Natural History; Earth Sciences ISBN: Reviewed For NetGalley and DK / Penguin / Random House Reviewer: DelAnne Rating: 5 Stars Kenya's Lake Agadi is absolutely spectacular, but as an opening Photo it will . Yellowstone National ParkScenics of America/PhotoLink/Getty Images. It is hard not to list this one first—the “mother park,” the country’s and world’s first national park. Occupying the northwest corner of Wyoming and slivers of eastern Idaho and southern Montana, Yellowstone is an enchanting place. The greatest draws are its hydrothermal features—the world’s largest collection.

Natural Wonders of the World teaches readers about five of the natural wonders of the world: the Grand Canyon, Paricutín, Victoria Falls, Mount Everest, and the Great Barrier Reef. The book explains how the structures were formed and where they are located. Maps, charts, and photographs support the text. Students will also have the opportunity. History buffs will enjoy a visit to Fort Jefferson, a massive but unfinished coastal fortress that was used as a prison during the Civil War. If you're more interested in taking advantage of the area's natural beauty, there are endless opportunities to swim, snorkel, .


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