Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Abbeville Press (September 1, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 14.2 x 10.2 x 1.1 inches
Shipping Weight: 6.1 pounds
This volume features over 50 of the world's natural wonders, described and presented in a collection of 800 colour photographs. It includes marvels from every continent, including Australia's Great Barrier Reef; Africa's Victoria Falls and Namib Desert; Asia's Himalayan Mountains and rain forest in Borneo; Europe's Greek Islands and Norwegian fjords; North America's Canyonlands and Everglades; South America's Amazon River and Galapagos Islands; and Antarctica's glaciers. The text describing each of these places covers their geography, geology and natural history, providing a concise survey of how these places came to be and about the plants and animals that live there.
From the Publisher
A wide-ranging ecotour of more than 50 of the world's most astonishing natural wonders is featured in this lavishly illustrated, large-format volume. A great bargain for the armchair traveler.