Protecting Earth's History

Protecting Earth's History

by Brendan Gallagher, Debbie Gallagher
     
 

There are places around the world that are important to all peoples. We call these places the world's heritage. The World Heritage series introduces 78 of these World Heritage sites.

Protecting Earth's History

Protecting Earth's History is about protecting places that show how Earth has changed over thousands and millions of years. In this book, you can find

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Overview

There are places around the world that are important to all peoples. We call these places the world's heritage. The World Heritage series introduces 78 of these World Heritage sites.

Protecting Earth's History

Protecting Earth's History is about protecting places that show how Earth has changed over thousands and millions of years. In this book, you can find out about World Heritage sites that protect the best examples of the physical features of Earth, including:

Grand Canyon National Park, United States - a huge canyon, formed from the eroding power of the Colorado River over millions of years

Miguasha National Park, Canada - a site at the mouth of the Ristigouche River where many fish fossils from the period known as the Devonian Period were found

Vredefort Dome, South Africa - a crater that was created 2,000 million years ago when a meteorite crashed into Earth

Lorentz National Park, Indonesia - a mountainous, tropical area that sits above two colliding tectonic plates

Special features include:

fact files

locator maps

timelines of key dates

"Did You Know?" amazing facts

labeled photographs

glossaries to explain key terms

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599205786
Publisher:
Black Rabbit Books
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Series:
World Heritage Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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