James F. Luhr
DK Pub., 2003 - Nature - 520 pages
In the best-selling tradition of Smithsonian Animal, this extraordinary survey of our planet provides unrivaled insight into the forces and processes that formed our environment and which continue to influence its evolution. With thousands of breathtaking photographs and unique visual catalogues of the features and phenomena that take place on Earth--such as rocks, minerals, and mountains to tropical rainforests and the different types of clouds--Earth contains the most up-to-date ideas on how our world works, a compelling review on the health of the planet, and unbelievable images of the world's most stunning features.
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VOLCANOE NORTH AMERICA south Popocatépetl Location. In the Mexican
Volcanic Belt within the Puebla region of South-central Mexico HEIGHT 17,887 ft
(5,452 m) TYPE Stratovolcano LAST ERUPTION 2005 Popocatépetl is North ...
SOUTH AMERICA northwest Nevado del Ruiz Location in the northern region of
the Cordillera Central range, central Colombia 2% HEIGHT 17,457 ft (5,521 m)
The modern volcano of Nevado del Ruiz sits within the caldera of the older Ruiz ...
OCEANS AND SEAS Persian Gulf Location Forms an inlet of the Arabian Sea,
with Iran to the east and the Arabian Peninsula to the west AREA 93,000 Square
miles (241,000 square km) - 4 * MaxiMUM DEPTH £ 360 (nom) ...
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Today is Earth Day and I can't think of a better book to be reading today than Smithsonian Earth: The Definitive Visual Guide from DK Canada. (This is the second edition of this title. More than one ... Read full review
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