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Mysteries of mankind : Earth's unexplained landmarks

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Society, ©1992.
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Photographs and text examine the temples, mausoleums, and mysterious patterns on the earth's face that have been left by humans throughout the ages.
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Mysteries of mankind.
Washington, D.C. : The Society, ©1992
(OCoLC)755031510
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division.
ISBN: 0870448641 9780870448645
OCLC Number: 26158313
Description: 200 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Prologue: Giza, Egypt, and Knossos, Crete: the lure of mysteries / George E. Stuart --
Palenque, Mexico: messages to the gods / Gene S. Stuart --
Mount Li, Xi'an, China: where the tiger holds court / Ann Nottingham Kelsall --
Easter Island, Chile: stone sentinels / Jo Anne Van Tilburg --
Stonehenge, England: sacred circles / Brian M. Fagan --
Medicine wheels, United States and Canada: puzzles of the Plains / Tom Melham --
Nazca lines, Peru: patterns on the desert / Anthony F. Aveni --
Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe: rich in cattle and gold / Brian M. Fagan --
Nan Madol, Federated States of Micronesia: on the reef of heaven / Cynthia Russ Ramsay.
Responsibility: prepared by the Book Division, National Geographic Society.

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Photographs and text examine the temples, mausoleums, and mysterious patterns on the earth's face that have been left by humans throughout the ages.

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