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Secret cities : the haunted beauty

Author: Julian Beecroft
Publisher: London : Flame Tree Publishing, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The US military built a secret city under the ice sheet of Iceland, during the Cold War; in the Scotland of the 1800s Burke and Hare lurked in the Edinburgh Vaults; in Turkey the subterranean tunnels of Cappadocia housed up to 20,000 people; the salt mine town of Wieliczka in Poland was built in the 13th century; and the ancient city of Petra, Jordan, was lost for centuries from the late 8th century. Packed with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Beecroft
ISBN: 9781786647962 1786647966
OCLC Number: 1015852693
Description: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 29 x 30 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Forbidden cities --
Going underground --
At the ends of the Earth.
Responsibility: Julian Beecroft.

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Packed with intriguing and haunting photographs this new book charts the many hidden sites of our world, from China, Russia and Poland to the mysterious underground dwellings in the cities of Canada  Read more...

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