National Geographic Answer Book
10,001 Amazing Facts About Our World
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|Format: ||Paperback, 447 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 November 2011|
A multifaceted reference book for the 21st century, the Answer Book will fascinate with up-to-date, authoritative, and endlessly interesting information about the world today. From earth sciences to astronomy, from climate and habitats to human arts and cultures, from ancient history to cutting-edge technology, and including brief descriptions, flags, and statistics of all the countries of the world, it delivers exactly the kind of quick-dip information that modern readers crave. Maps, charts, diagrams, graphs, photographs, illustrations some 600 pictures in all combine with hundreds of fast facts and short pieces on the people, places, wildlife, weather, history, and current events that matter in our world today. National Geographic Answer Book is a vital reference for school, a handy resource at the office, and a fabulous pick-up-and browse companion at home.
About the Author
National Geographic is a renowned authority in cartographic excellence. For 119 years the Society's maps have helped spread geographic knowledge around the globe. A vast database allows National Geographic to combine the latest data gained by space-age technology with innovative digital mapping techniques to create state-of-the-art political, physical, and thematic maps. The Society's meticulous research and attention to detail have established a standard of achievement that is unparalleled.
"Visually appealing and tremendous in scope...600 stunning photographs and illustrations further enhance its didactic power." -Library Journal Visually appealing and tremendous in scope 600 stunning photographs and illustrations further enhance its didactic power. Library Journal"
National Geographic Society|
24.84 x 19.38 x 3.1 centimetres (1.13 kg)|
15+ years |