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The 50 greatest wonders of the world
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The 50 greatest wonders of the world

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781785781247

Publication Date: 3 Nov 2016

Subject: Geography

Suitable for: Secondary

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Award-winning travel writer Aaron Millar reveals the greatest wonders of the world and the insider secrets on how to see them at their awe-inspiring best.

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Summary

Award-winning travel writer Aaron Millar reveals the greatest wonders of the world and the insider secrets on how to see them at their awe-inspiring best.

Featuring selections from around the globe, and a number of new and never-seen-before entries, this compendium of bucket-list experiences is designed for wonder-seekers young and old.

From where to catch the perfect sunrise over the Grand Canyon to how to have the Pyramids of Giza all to yourself, this is more than just a list of jaw-dropping sights - it's a road map for discovering the greatest experiences of your life.

"The 50 Greatest Wonders of the World" reminds us how fantastically inspiring and teeming with amazement our planet really is, and how we're a part of it.

Contents

Introduction
The 50 Greatest Wonders of the World

NORTH AMERICA
Bristlecone Pines, California
The Grand Canyon, Arizona
Mauna Loa and Kilauea, Hawaii
Meteor Crater, Arizona
Giant Sequoias, California
Yellowstone Geyser Basin, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho

CENTRAL AMERICA
Chichen Itza, Mexico
Monarch Butterfly Migration, Mexico
Mosquito Bay, Puerto Rico

SOUTH AMERICA
The Amazon Rainforest
Machu Picchu, Peru
Angel Falls, Venezuela
The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
The Nazca Lines, Peru
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
Rio de Janeiro Carnival, Brazil

EUROPE
The Acropolis, Athens
Stonehenge, England
The Chauvet Cave Drawings, France
Lake Baikal, Russia
The Colosseum, Rome
Sagrada Familia, Spain
The Large Hadron Collider, Switzerland

MIDDLE EAST
Old City Jerusalem, Israel
Burj Khalifa, United Arab Emirates
Petra, Jordan
The Great Mosque of Mecca, Saudi Arabia

AFRICA
The Great Wildebeest Migration, Kenya and Tanzania
The Sahara Desert, North Africa
The Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt
Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe
The Great Rift Valley, East Africa
The Great Mosque of Djenne, Mali

ASIA
The Great Wall of China
Mount Everest, Nepal
The Taj Mahal, India
Kumbh Mela, India
The Forbidden City, China
Son Doong Cave, Vietnam
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Terracotta Army, China

OCEANIA
Uluru, Australia
The Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Moai Statues, Rapa Nui
The Mariana Trench, Pacific Ocean

ARCTIC/ANTARCTICA
The Lambert Glacier, Antarctica
Aurora Borealis, Arctic Circle

OUTER SPACE
The International Space Station, Low Earth Orbit
Solar Eclipse
The Milky Way

Category
NF
Subject
Geography
Dewey
910.202
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Pub. date
3 Nov 2016
Edition
Original
ISBN
9781785781247
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Binding
Paperback
Pages
288
Width
129mm
Height
198mm
Weight
243g
Index
Yes
Contents page
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