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Deserts of the earth.

Author: Michael Martin
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2004.
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A photographic tour of the world's major deserts includes the landscapes of the Great Sandy Desert, the Great Basin, and the Kalahari as captured by the photographer during a five-year motorcycle  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Martin
ISBN: 0500511942 9780500511947
OCLC Number: 56657675
Description: 1 volume : illustrations
Contents: Foreword and Preface by Michael Martin; Texts; Introduction The Causes and Types of Deserts; The Locations and Sizes of Deserts; The Landscape Features of Deserts; Live and Survival in the Desert The Plants of the Desert; The Animals of the Desert; Human Beings in the Desert; From Exploration to Exploitation The History of Desert Discoveries and Desert Research; Deserts: What Does the Future Hold? Images; The Deserts of Asia The Deserts of Arabia, Middle Asia, Iran and Afghanistan, India and Central Asia; The Deserts of Australia The Great Sandy Desert, the Great Victoria Desert and adjacent areas, the Simpson Desert and adjacent areas; The Deserts of the Americas The Great Basin, the Mojave, the Sonora, the Chihuahua Deserts, the Atacama Deserts; The Deserts of Africa The Namib, the Kalahari, the Danakil, the Sahara
Responsibility: Michael Martin.


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