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Mountains of the world

Author: Dieter Braun, (Illustrator); Jen Calleja
Publisher: London ; New York : Flying Eye Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First English edition
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"The mountains that shape our world are as breathtaking and diverse as the beings that inhabit them. From the peaks of the Himalayas to the dormant volcano of Mauna Kea, discover some of the most striking geographical features of our planet and the powerful natural forces that formed them"--Cover page 4.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dieter Braun, (Illustrator); Jen Calleja
ISBN: 9781912497942 9781911171706 1912497948 1911171704
OCLC Number: 1038072326
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 93, [4] pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
Contents: What is a mountain? --
How is a mountain made? --
The highest mountain in the world --
The Andean Condor --
Mountain ranges --
Summiteers --
Types of climbing --
Apline climbing equipment --
Mount Fuji --
The mountain lion --
Huang Shan --
The Alps --
Mountains of sand: the desert --
Skiing --
Skiing equipment --
What remains of mountains? --
The Guanaco --
When mountains spit fire --
Yosemite National Park --
Mountain sculptures --
Who lives at the top? --
Mount Kilimanjaro --
The Chamois --
Waterfalls --
Halong Bay --
Like another world: Iceland --
Mountain creatures: does the yeti exist? --
Australia --
A world of ice and snow --
A mountain made of color --
Table Mountain --
Holy mountains: seat of the gods --
The yak --
Spirit of the mountains: the snow leopard --
Glaciers --
The Dall sheep --
Descent into darkness --
Levels of vegetation in the Alps --
Norway --
The Alpine Chough --
Research stations --
The environment --
World map.
Other Titles: Welt der Berge.
Responsibility: Dieter Braun ; translation by Jen Calleja.

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"The mountains that shape our world are as breathtaking and diverse as the beings that inhabit them. From the peaks of the Himalayas to the dormant volcano of Mauna Kea, discover some of the most striking geographical features of our planet and the powerful natural forces that formed them"--Cover page 4.

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