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Title:
The world of caves, mines, and tunnels
Author:
Hoare, Stephen.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Peter Bedrick Books, 1999.

©1998
Physical Description:
44 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 31 cm
Summary:
Discusses how people have used caves, mines, and tunnels to explore, utilize, travel through, and inhabit the interior of the earth.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780872262942
Format :
Book

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Summary

Have you ever thought about what might be happening beneath your feet? Do you stop to think that there may be a whole amazing world of activity going on down there? This book gives you the opportunity to find out just how many different ways people have used the earth, from prehistory to the present day. Discover how and why they have explored it, mined it, lived in it, fought from it and traveled through it. Look beneath the cover to find out how medieval soldiers 'undermined' their enemies and to explore what lies beneath New York City's 500,000 manhole covers.


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