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Author: Jeanne K Hanson; Geoffrey H Nash
Publisher: New York : Facts On File/Chelsea House, 2007.
Series: Extreme Earth.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an introduction to lakes, describing how they originated and providing the history and current formation of ten of the world's most famous lakes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hanson, Jeanne K.
Lakes.
New York : Facts On File/Chelsea House, 2007
(DLC) 2005034327
(OCoLC)62342165
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne K Hanson; Geoffrey H Nash
ISBN: 9781438106670 143810667X
OCLC Number: 228418215
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 146 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Contents: Origin of the landform: Lakes --
Caspian Sea, Middle East --
Aral Sea, Western Asia --
Lake Superior, North America --
Lake Baikal, Central Asia --
Lake Titicaca, Western South America --
Lake Vanern, Northern Europe --
Lake Eyre, Australia --
Crater Lake, Oregon, United States --
Great Salt Lake, Utah, United States --
Great Slave Lake, Canada --
Conclusion: Lakes --
Glossary --
Books --
Web sites --
Magazines and journals --
Index.
Series Title: Extreme Earth.
Other Titles: 10 of the most unusual lakes
Responsibility: Jeanne K. Hanson ; foreword by Geoffrey H. Nash.
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Both a scientific tour and a journey through time, this book profiles 10 of the world's most exciting lakes. From the Caspian Sea, a giant salt water lake, to Lake Eyre, the lake that vanishes, to  Read more...

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