Mountains: Geology, Natural History, & Ecosystems (WorldLife Library Series)

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2002 is the International Year of the Mountain, and Price's new book explores this timely and fascinating topic. "Mountains" is an informative, exciting book that offers something of interest for almost everyone. Students, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, amateur geologists, and rock hounds are just some of those who will be interested in this book.

An excellent general introduction to mountains, "Mountains" contains fascinating facts to engage the mind and fabulous photos...

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Overview

2002 is the International Year of the Mountain, and Price's new book explores this timely and fascinating topic. "Mountains" is an informative, exciting book that offers something of interest for almost everyone. Students, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, amateur geologists, and rock hounds are just some of those who will be interested in this book.

An excellent general introduction to mountains, "Mountains" contains fascinating facts to engage the mind and fabulous photos to delight the eye. One of the book's most compelling features is its general approach, focusing on various mountains and ranges around the world. Among the many areas covered in "Mountains" are mountain formation, mountain ecosystems, sacred mountains around the world, and the history of tourism activities in mountain areas.

"Mountains" also contains a map of all the mountains discussed and recommendations for further reading.

Introduces the formation, ecology, diversity, and importance of mountains.

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Gr 9 Up-Nature lovers, hikers, amateur geologists, and rock hounds are sure to be captivated by this engaging text and its stunning photographs. Both the science and religious significance of mountains and ranges are considered in this vibrant volume. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780896582514
  • Publisher: Voyageur Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/2002
  • Series: WorldLife Library Series
  • Pages: 72
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.31 (d)

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