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Rivers

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Where is the world's longest river? What is the water cycle? Which river caught fire in 1952? 'Mapping Earthforms' looks at the physical features that shape out landscape. The series explains how these features have developed, how they support and challenge living things today, and how they might change in the future. The series shows how the lives of people, plants, and animals are shaped by their environment, and how this environment is changing.

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Overview

Where is the world's longest river? What is the water cycle? Which river caught fire in 1952? 'Mapping Earthforms' looks at the physical features that shape out landscape. The series explains how these features have developed, how they support and challenge living things today, and how they might change in the future. The series shows how the lives of people, plants, and animals are shaped by their environment, and how this environment is changing.

Explores the world's rivers, discussing how they were formed, what organisms live there, and how they are used by humans.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403496140
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 7/28/2007
  • Series: Mapping Earthforms Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,136,459
  • Age range: 8 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents


What Is a River?     4
Rivers of the World     6
The River System     8
From the Mountains to the Sea     10
River Landscapes     12
The Mighty Nile     14
River Plants     16
River Animals     18
Living with the River     20
A Way of Life-Bangladesh     22
Our Changing Rivers     24
Looking to the Future     26
River Facts     28
Find Out More     29
Glossary     30
Index     32
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