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James F. Luhr
DK Pub., 2003 - Nature - 520 pages
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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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This book covers an enormous amount of information. Features such as mountains, rivers, lakes, oceans, plains, deserts, forests, glaciers -- you name it -- are described in general and then short ... Read full review


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In the same stunning visual style as the award-winning Animal, this incredible one-volume comprehensive review and catalog covers planetary features, landforms, and geological processes. The reader is ... Read full review



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