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Author: Jack Gillett; Meg Gillett; Richard Spilsbury; Louise Spilsbury
Publisher: London : Wayland, 2011.
Series: Maps of the environmental world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Each title in the series addresses an environmental topic and illustrated its aspects with the help of maps. An introductory spread presents the topic of conservation areas and explains key ideas, concepts and vocabulary. Twelve spreads each introduce an area of the world, including a map locating relevant sites, graphs offering comparative data and photography. A spread at the back of the book provides further  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Maps
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Gillett; Meg Gillett; Richard Spilsbury; Louise Spilsbury
ISBN: 9780750260909 0750260904
OCLC Number: 624414464
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm.
Contents: The World: The growing demand for energy --
Europe: Fossil fuels --
Europe: Wave and tidal power --
The British Isles: Wind power --
Russian Federation and Kazakhstan: Gas --
The Middle East: Oil --
India: Biomass energy --
China: Coal --
Japan: Nuclear power --
Australia: Uranium mining --
New Zealand: Geothermal energy --
North America: Hydroeletric power --
Brazil: Ethanol production --
Africa: Fuelwood --
Africa: Solar power --
Now test yourself --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Maps of the environmental world.
Responsibility: Jack and Meg Gillett ; with contributions by Richard and Louise Spilsbury.

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This series of atlases provides a comparative study of core environmental issues around the world with the help of maps, graphs, data and satellite imagery.  Read more...

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