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Author: Michael Jacobs
Publisher: Toronto : CNIB, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : MP3 : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stretching for over 5500 miles, and containing the highest active volcanoes in the world, the largest salt flat, the highest lake, and peaks rivalled in size only by the Himalayas, the Andes impress by statistics alone. But beyond the range's sheer immensity is its concentration of radically contrasting scenery and climates. Jacobs journeys across seven different countries to reveal the secrets of a region steeped  Read more...
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Named Person: Michael Jacobs; Michael Jacobs
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Jacobs
ISBN: 9780616685808 0616685807
OCLC Number: 1011723160
Notes: Some portions of this book are done in synthetic speech.
London : Granta, c2010. 9781847081766.
Performer(s): John Lane.
Description: 1 computer optical disc (24 hr., 31 min.) : sound ; 12 cm
Details: Search and access by headings, index and pages.; DAISY 2.02 standard; MP3 compression at 32 kbps.
Responsibility: by Michael Jacobs.

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Stretching for over 5500 miles, and containing the highest active volcanoes in the world, the largest salt flat, the highest lake, and peaks rivalled in size only by the Himalayas, the Andes impress by statistics alone. But beyond the range's sheer immensity is its concentration of radically contrasting scenery and climates. Jacobs journeys across seven different countries to reveal the secrets of a region steeped in history, science and myth. 2010.

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