See snow-capped mountains, sweeping prairies, winding rivers, and deep ocean trenches, as you've never seen them before. Spectacular 3-dimensional maps, which simulate the Earth's contoured surface, show you our planet from unusual angles as if you were zooming in from space. These unique maps are thoroughly labeled and accompanied by clear information, stunning photographs and useful diagrams. Also included are an introduction to maps and mapping the Earth, a look at the forces inside our planet, and a glossary and index. This wonderful book is ideal for school project work or for armchair traveling.