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Title:
Visions of Earth : National Geographic photographs of beauty, majesty, and wonder
Author:
Hitchcock, Susan Tyler.
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Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2013.

©2013
Physical Description:
512 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Summary:
A collection of photographs drawn from the popular "Visions of Earth" feature in the magazine, from National Geographic's storied Image Collection, and from renowned photographers throughout the world, many never-before published. This gallery of images features stunning landscapes, fascinating people, amazing animals, and unexpected glimpses of the usual and unusual.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781426211737
Format :
Book

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" Visions of Earth raises a curtain on the wonders of the world and thrills us with nature's opulence and humanity's splendor. Each image alone exposes a nugget of our planet's magnificence; the totality of the collection goes beyond our imagination. Turning the pages, viewers are struck by the richness of life on Earth. One photograph is more awe-inspiring than the next--chosen by veteran National Geographic Magazine photo editors to present what is visually incredible. The photographs are drawn from the popular ""Visions of Earth"" feature in the magazine, (rated #1 by readers), from our own storied Image Collection, and from renowned photographers throughout the world, many never-before published. Enthralling images fill the book in a gallery of stunning landscapes, fascinating people, amazing animals, and unexpected glimpses of the usual and unusual. Puffins' beaks signal breeding time in Norway and a speckled emperor moth in South Africa diverts predators with an illusion. An elephant takes a morning dip in India's Andaman Sea while Siamese crocodiles race in Thailand and surfers in Australia relish a perfect day. Monks in Bhutan run to dinner and a little girl in red s


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