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Title:
Living on the earth.
Author:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, [1988]

©1988
Physical Description:
320 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780870447341

9780870447358

9780870447365
Format :
Book

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On man's diverse environments and the species' adaptation to such extremes as 45" of rain per year (NE India), no rain (Atacama Desert of Chile), 136 degrees F. (Azizia in Libya), and -90 degrees F. (Verkhoyansk in Siberia). Lavishly illustrated with the color photos for which NGS is justly admired and instructive maps. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Summary

On man's diverse environments and the species' adaptation to such extremes as 45" of rain per year (NE India), no rain (Atacama Desert of Chile), 136 degrees F. (Azizia in Libya), and -90 degrees F. (Verkhoyansk in Siberia). Lavishly illustrated with the color photos for which NGS is justly admired and instructive maps. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Summary

On man's diverse environments and the species' adaptation to such extremes as 45" of rain per year (NE India), no rain (Atacama Desert of Chile), 136 degrees F. (Azizia in Libya), and -90 degrees F. (Verkhoyansk in Siberia). Lavishly illustrated with the color photos for which NGS is justly admired and instructive maps. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)