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Lights of mankind : the Earth at night as seen from space

Author: L Douglas Keeney
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Lights of Mankind" is the story of how people have populated the Earth, as told through inspiring, panoramic photographs of the planet at night. It showcases unexpected and breathtaking photos made possible by the latest light-sensitive cameras and the newly installed Cupola on the International Space Station.
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Genre/Form: Photographs from space
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L Douglas Keeney
ISBN: 9780762777556 0762777559
OCLC Number: 711046043
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 281 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 23 x 29 cm
Contents: Our human footprint --
The Mediterranean and North America --
The Middle East --
South America and Mexico --
The Far East --
Australia --
Europe --
North America --
The unintentional artwork of man --
Seven wonders of the nighttime world --
Home --
Appendix. Space vehicles.
Responsibility: L. Douglas Keeney.
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