Discovering Destinations: A Geography Workbook for Travel and Tourism

Discovering Destinations: A Geography Workbook for Travel and Tourism

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ISBN-13: 9780130815385
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 07/28/1998
Edition description: 4TH
Pages: 207
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

TO THE STUDENT vii
1 INTRODUCTION--WHO NEEDS GEOGRAPHY?
1(14)
The Earth and the Sun
2(2)
The Atmosphere--An Ocean of Air
4(2)
A World of Water
6(1)
The Seven Continents
7(8)
2 PLOTTING OUR COURSE
15(8)
Finding Our Place--Dividing the Sphere by Degrees
15(2)
It's about Time
17(6)
3 DISCOVERING DESTINATIONS IN THE NEW WORLD
23(84)
Greenland
23(1)
Canada
23(10)
Our Own Backyard--The United States
33(44)
Across the Rio Grande--Mexico
77(2)
And Southbound to Central America
79(6)
Islands in the Sun--Bermuda, the Bahamas, and the West Indies
85(12)
Following the Conquistadors--Discovering Destinations in South America
97(10)
4 DESTINATIONS IN AFRICA--A CONTINENT OF CONTRASTS
107(28)
Destinations in North Africa
111(2)
Destinations in West Africa
113(8)
Destinations in Central Africa
121(4)
Destinations in Southern Africa
125(2)
Destinations in East Africa
127(8)
5 DISCOVERING DESTINATIONS IN EUROPE
135(30)
The Fenno-Scandinavian Countries
137(2)
The British Isles
139(1)
The Benelux Countries
140(2)
The Heart of Western Europe
142(3)
The Iberian Peninsula
145(4)
Mediterranean Destinations
149(4)
Destinations in Eastern Europe--An Empire Ends and Russia Is Reborn
153(12)
6 FOLLOWING THE FOOTPRINTS OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT--DESTINATIONS IN ASIA
165(30)
Southwest Asia
165(12)
Sailing Along the South China Sea--Destinations in Southeast Asia
177(12)
Eastward with Marco Polo--Destinations in the Far East
189(6)
7 THE LURE OF THE PACIFIC--DESTINATIONS IN AUSTRALIA AND OCEANIA
195(12)
Australia
197(1)
The Ten Independent Nations of Oceania
197(5)
Colonies and Dependencies
202(5)
BON VOYAGE... 207

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