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Take a fantastic voyage across Earth, from the outside in, thanks to the latest technologies of satellite imagery and NASA photographs. Volcanoes, icebergs, deserts, and glaciers; mountains that push up through the land’s crust and quakes that shake the ground; shifting tides and coasts, and killer winds: the amazing forces that created and shaped them come into sharp visual focus. Watch ever-changing Earth in action, from the frozen poles to coral islands. From out in space, glimpse the marks of man on our planet’s surface; some, like the Great Wall of China (visible from an orbiting spacecraft) don’t hurt the environment. Others, including the ever-diminishing rainforests and holes in the ozone, have caused almost-irreparable harm. Also: topographic maps of the Americas and the Eastern Pacific; Europe and Africa; Asia, Australia, and the Western Pacific; and the North and South Pole present snapshots of our world.

Synopsis:

Take a fantastic voyage across Earth, from the outside in, thanks to the latest technologies of satellite imagery and NASA photographs. Volcanoes, icebergs, deserts, and glaciers; mountains and earthquakes; shifting tides and coasts, and killer winds: the amazing forces that created and shaped them come into sharp visual focus. From out in space, glimpse the marks of man on our planet's surface (some harmless, others including the ever-diminishing rainforests and holes in the ozone, destructive)."Also: topographic maps of every continent!

Synopsis:

Volcanoes, icebergs, deserts, and glaciers; mountains and earthquakes; shifting tides and coasts, and killer winds: the amazing forces that created and shaped them come into sharp visual focus. From out in space, glimpse the marks of man on our planet's surface (some harmless, others--including the ever-diminishing rainforests and holes in the ozone--destructive). Also: topographic maps of every continent.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781586633448
Author:
Stace, Alexa
Publisher:
Friedman
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Earth Sciences
Subject:
Physical geography
Subject:
Science & Technology - Earth Sciences
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Earth
Subject:
Reference - Atlases
Subject:
Children's atlases
Copyright:
Edition Description:
32003201
Series Volume:
234
Publication Date:
March 2002
Binding:
HC
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
13.28x10.12x.52 in. 2.10 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Take a fantastic voyage across Earth, from the outside in, thanks to the latest technologies of satellite imagery and NASA photographs. Volcanoes, icebergs, deserts, and glaciers; mountains and earthquakes; shifting tides and coasts, and killer winds: the amazing forces that created and shaped them come into sharp visual focus. From out in space, glimpse the marks of man on our planet's surface (some harmless, others including the ever-diminishing rainforests and holes in the ozone, destructive)."Also: topographic maps of every continent!
"Synopsis" by , Volcanoes, icebergs, deserts, and glaciers; mountains and earthquakes; shifting tides and coasts, and killer winds: the amazing forces that created and shaped them come into sharp visual focus. From out in space, glimpse the marks of man on our planet's surface (some harmless, others--including the ever-diminishing rainforests and holes in the ozone--destructive). Also: topographic maps of every continent.

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