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A Celebration of the World's Most Fragile Wonders

This guidebook leads you around the globe to visit cultural, historic, and natural treasures at risk—from red Routemaster buses in Englandand red-footed boobies in the Cayman Islandsto Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt.

You'll learn why these attractions are important,why they need protection, and how you can explore them responsibly, preserving them for future generations. Details on airports andaccommodations, geographical and subjectindexes, Web sites, and other service informationwill help you make the most of your trip.

See Them Now

  • The Cedars of Lebanon

  • Pompeii, Italy

  • Sherwood Forest, England

  • Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia

  • Ancient Temple of Angkor Wat, Cambodia

  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, United States

  • The giant pandas of Wolong, China

  • And hundreds of other marvels

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Synopsis:

This resource enables passionate travelers and the eco-conscious to learn about and plan a visit to see rare cultural, historic, and natural places before they are irrevocably altered or even gone forever.

Synopsis:

500 Places to See Before They Disappear enables passionate travelers and the eco-conscious to learn about and plan a visit to see rare cultural, historic, and natural places before they are irrevocably altered or even gone forever. Here are one-of-a-kind landscapes, fragile ecosystems, rare bird habitats, places to see the last remaining species of big game in the wild, cityscapes in peril, vanishing cultural kitsch, petroglyphs, and more—500 thoughtfully-chosen treasures that will inspire and enlighten travelers of all ages.

Each entry explains why it's been included, gives its history, the nature of the threat against it, brief practical information on how to visit, and what visitors can to do protect it. A Geographical Index allows travelers to locate attractions across the world. Photos throughout the book help bring destinations to life.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Big Pictures.

One-of-a-Kind Landscapes.

Islands.

Ecosystems in Transition.

10 Places to See the Last Healthy Coral Reefs.

Chapter 2 Sea & Stream.

At Water’s Edge . . . 66

10 Disappearing Beaches.

A River Runs Through It.

Denizens of the Deep.

Chapter 3 From the Mountains to the Prairies.

Flowers.

Into the Woods.

10 Places to See North American Prairie.

Mountain Dwellers.

10 Places to Sight Big Game.

It’s a Jungle.

Run Wild, Run Free.

10 Places Where the Bighorns Still Climb.

Chapter 4 Big Skies.

Flying High . . . 201

10 Places Where the Sky’s Still Dark at Night.

10 Places to See Piping Plovers Nest.

Waterfowl.

Chapter 5 Going to Ruins.

Ancient Mysteries.

10 Places to See Petroglyphs.

10 Prehistoric Mounds to Visit.

Crumbling Classics.

10 Magical Stone Circles.

Chapter 6 City & Town.

Cityscapes in Peril.

Neighborhoods in Transition.

10 Last-of-Their-Kind Towns.

Chapter 7 Where History Was Made.

Historic Haunts.

Making America.

10 American Battlefields to Fight For.

Literary Landmarks.

Chapter 8 Tarnished Gems of Architecture.

Iconic Designs.

10 Ideas of a House.

Places of Worship.

10 All-American Lighthouses.

Chapter 9 Disposable Culture.

10 Classic Movie Palaces.

10 Signs That Go Blink in the Night.

Resource Index.

Geographical Index.

Alphabetical Index.

Product Details

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9780470189863
Author:
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Publisher:
Frommers
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West, Larry
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Hughes, Holly
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The Galapagos
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Madagascar
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The Dead Sea
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Stonehenge
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Great Wall of China
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Islands, Florida Everglades, Columbia Icefields, Snows of Kilimanjaro, The Dead Sea, Alaska’s Inside Passage, Tortuguero, white rhinos, Bengal tigers, giant pandas, rare bird habitats, loons of the Adirondacks, scarlet macaws of Panama, bald eagles,
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Copyright:
Series:
Frommer's 500 Places to See Before They Disappear
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
September 2008
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
7.94x5.30x1.04 in. .91 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This resource enables passionate travelers and the eco-conscious to learn about and plan a visit to see rare cultural, historic, and natural places before they are irrevocably altered or even gone forever.
"Synopsis" by , 500 Places to See Before They Disappear enables passionate travelers and the eco-conscious to learn about and plan a visit to see rare cultural, historic, and natural places before they are irrevocably altered or even gone forever. Here are one-of-a-kind landscapes, fragile ecosystems, rare bird habitats, places to see the last remaining species of big game in the wild, cityscapes in peril, vanishing cultural kitsch, petroglyphs, and more—500 thoughtfully-chosen treasures that will inspire and enlighten travelers of all ages.

Each entry explains why it's been included, gives its history, the nature of the threat against it, brief practical information on how to visit, and what visitors can to do protect it. A Geographical Index allows travelers to locate attractions across the world. Photos throughout the book help bring destinations to life.

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