Geography A visual encyclopedia

John Woodward, 1954-

Book - 2013

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New York : DK Publishing, 2013.
First American edition
Item Description
At head of title: DK Smithsonian.
Includes index.
Physical Description
296 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Main Author
John Woodward, 1954- (-)
Corporate Author
Smithsonian Institution (-)
  • Planet Earth
  • Rocks and minerals
  • Water
  • Climate and weather
  • Life on Earth
  • Human world
  • Mapping the world
  • Country factfile
  • Glossary.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A sumptuously illustrated reference created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution explores every aspect of the Earth from the North and South Poles to the planet's fiery core and outer atmosphere, providing additional coverage of such topics as weather, natural disasters and world cultures. Simultaneous.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, Geography: A Visual Encyclopedia explores every aspect of our world, from the North to the South Pole, and from the outer atmosphere to the fiery core and from natural processes to human impact. Discover terrifying earthquakes, priceless gemstones, and storms that can destroy buildings. Understand how weather works, what causes the seasons, and the power of water to shape the landscape. Explore life on Earth, and countries and cultures from all around the world. Packed with facts, maps, explanations, illustrations, and photographs, Geography: A Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate guide to our planet.