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Secret marvels of the world

Author: Alexander M Howard; Lauren Crow; Samantha Forge; Nick Mee; Christina Webb
Publisher: Carlton, Victoria : Lonely Planet Global Limited, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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"Featuring communist bunkers, burning gas craters and at least one sponge-rock flourescent grotto built by Polish monks, this book reveals weird and wonderful sights that the crowds don't reach. From eerie natural wonders to historical oddities and bizarre architecture, this is a travel companion for the incurably curious"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Travel writing
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander M Howard; Lauren Crow; Samantha Forge; Nick Mee; Christina Webb
ISBN: 9781786578655 1786578654
OCLC Number: 1000382930
Notes: "360 extraordinary places you never knew existed and how to find them"--Cover.
Edition statement from page 304.
Includes index.
Description: 304 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Longitude -180°/-120°, in which we encounter disappearing islands, boats hewn from pumpkins, and a one-eyed troll lurking beneath a bridge --
Longitude -120°/-60°, in which we encounter mysterious moving rocks, a cave of giant crystals, and a museum at the bottom of the sea --
Longitude -60°/0°, in which we encounter an island teeming with snakes, a shimmering pink lake, and the world's biggest mud-brick structure --
Longitude 0°/60°, in which we encounter a grove of singing trees, a town being subsumed by the desert, and a hill of 100,000 crosses --
Longitude 60°/120°, in which we encounter rats worshipped as gods, a golf course laid on an airport runway, and a secret gnome hideout --
Longitude 120°/180°, in which we encounter coffins clinging to a cliffside, a cow up a tree, and a cave illuminated by glowworms.
Other Titles: Lonely Planet
Responsibility: written by Alex Howard [and 51 others] ; illustrator, Lauren Crow ; editors, Samantha Forge, Nick Mee, Christina Webb.

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