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Masterworks of man & nature.

Author: Facts on File, Inc.; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This volume contains a collection of photographs of and essays about some the most important natural and cultural sites in the world as designated by their inclusion on the United Nations' World Heritage List. The book is divided by country with informative text in each section; each location is explained with its location, a description, and its significance. Some of the gorgeous places documented in these pages:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Facts on File, Inc.; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
ISBN: 0816031770 9780816031771
OCLC Number: 30353540
Notes: "IUCN, the World Conservation Union"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 400 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Contents: [1.] Africa. Algeria --
Benin --
Cameroon --
Central African Republic --
Egypt --
Ethiopia --
Ghana --
The Ivory Coast and Guinea --
Libya --
Madagascar --
Malawi --
Mali --
Mauritania --
Morocco --
Mozambique --
Niger --
Senegal --
Seychelles --
Tanzania --
Tunisia --
Zaire --
Zambia and Zimbabwe --
Zimbabwe --
[2.] Asia and the Middle East. Bangladesh --
China --
India --
Iran --
Iraq --
Jerusalem --
Jordan --
Lebanon --
Nepal --
Oman --
Pakistan --
Sri Lanka --
Syria --
Uzbekistan --
Yemen --
[3.] Asian-Pacific Basin. Australia --
Cambodia --
Indonesia --
Japan --
New Zealand --
Philippines --
Thailand --
Vietnam --
[4.] Europe. Albania --
Belarus / Poland --
Bulgaria --
Croatia --
Cyprus --
Czech Republic --
Finland --
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia --
France --
Germany --
Greece --
Holy See --
Hungary --
Ireland --
Italy --
Malta --
Norway --
Poland --
Portugal --
Romania --
Russian Federation --
Slovakia --
Slovenia --
Spain --
Sweden --
Switzerland --
Turkey --
United Kingdom --
Yugoslavia --
[5.] The Americas. Argentina and Brazil --
Argentina --
Bolivia --
Brazil --
Canada and United States of America --
Canada --
Colombia --
Costa Rica and Panama --
Cuba --
Dominican Republic --
Ecuador --
El Salvador --
Guatemala --
Haiti --
Honduras --
Mexico --
Panama --
Paraguay --
Peru --
United States of America --
Venezuela --
[6.] Appendices.
Other Titles: Masterworks of man and nature
Master works of man and nature

Abstract:

This volume contains a collection of photographs of and essays about some the most important natural and cultural sites in the world as designated by their inclusion on the United Nations' World Heritage List. The book is divided by country with informative text in each section; each location is explained with its location, a description, and its significance. Some of the gorgeous places documented in these pages: Machu Piccu, Iguazu Falls, Lord Howe Island, The Mausoleum of the first Qin Emperor, Mon St. Michel, Tikal, Ellora Caves, Darien National Park in Panama, Chan Chan, Auschwitz, Tower of Elem, Garajonay National Park, Carthage.

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