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Author: James F Luhr; Jeffrey Edward Post
Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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This stunning reference includes detailed, illustrated information about everything that makes up our planet, from Mount Kilimanjaro to the Antarctic ice sheet, as well as descriptions of more than four hundred of the Earth's most significant, unusual, greatest, and most dangerous features.Specially commissioned new 3-D digital artwork provides a striking, informative guide to the features of our planet, explains  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Illustrated works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James F Luhr; Jeffrey Edward Post
ISBN: 9781465414373 1465414371
OCLC Number: 828055597
Notes: At head of title: Smithsonian.
Includes index.
Description: 528 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Planet Earth --
The history of the Earth --
The anatomy of the Earth --
The changing Earth --
Land ; Mountains and volcanoes ; Rivers and lakes ; Glaciers ; Deserts ; Forests ; Wetlands ; Grasslands and tundra ; Agricultural areas ; Urban areas ; Industrial areas --
Ocean ; Oceans and seas ; Coasts --
Atmosphere ; Climate ; Weather --
Tectonic Earth ; The Earth's plates.
Other Titles: Smithsonian Earth
Earth :
Responsibility: editors-in-chief, James F. Luhr and Jeffrey E. Post.
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This stunning reference includes detailed, illustrated information about everything that makes up our planet, from Mount Kilimanjaro to the Antarctic ice sheet, as well as descriptions of more than four hundred of the Earth's most significant, unusual, greatest, and most dangerous features.Specially commissioned new 3-D digital artwork provides a striking, informative guide to the features of our planet, explains the scientific processes that govern our world, and looks at the complex relationship between humans and the natural environment while providing a thought-provoking assessment on the state of the planet.

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