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Answer book : 10,001 fast facts about our world

Author: Kathryn Thornton; National Geographic Society (U.S.),
Publisher: Washington, D.C : National Geographic Society, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Updated editionView all editions and formats
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For anyone who has pondered the vastness of our universe, the rich variety of our planet, and the endlessly fascinating world of knowledge that surrounds us, National Geographic presents this timely volume, now fully updated and expanded. Exploring a full spectrum of topics, from earth sciences to astronomy, from climate and habitats to human arts and cultures, from ancient history to cutting-edge technology, this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Thornton; National Geographic Society (U.S.),
ISBN: 9781785397332 1785397338
OCLC Number: 933944796
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (470 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (chiefly color)
Contents: Foreword / by Kathryn Thornton --
About this book --
Chapter 1. Maps & globes --
Chapter 2. The universe --
Chapter 3. Planet earth --
Chapter 4. Life on earth --
Chapter 5. Climates & habitats --
Chapter 6. The human world --
Chapter 7. World history --
Chapter 8. Science & technology --
Chapter 9. Countries of the world --
Contributors.
Other Titles: National Geographic answer book : 10,001 fast facts about our world.
Responsibility: National Geographic ; foreword by Kathryn Thornton.

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"Visually appealing and tremendous in scope...600 stunning photographs and illustrations further enhance its didactic power." -Library Journal

 
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