Text, illustrations, and world maps look at history, culture, land, sea, air, and other topics.
Author: Dorling Kindersley Ltd.
Publisher: DK Children
Explore our planet through eye-popping maps showing you volcanoes and earthquakes, animals and fossils, climate change, railroads and space rockets, peoples and history. This unique encyclopedia provides the complete picture of planet Earth as you've never seen it before, showcased in stunning photography and state-of-the-art maps. You'll discover exactly what is happening across the continents in six diverse chapters covering the Earth, the living world, people and planet, engineering and technology, history, and culture. On this endless adventure you'll climb the tallest buildings, swim the longest rivers, and travel back in time to see ancient wonders in all their glory. You'll come face to face with the deadliest creatures, dive down to underwater shipwrecks, and take charge of air traffic control. Where on Earth introduces colorful 3-D maps to bring each and every page to life in unprecedented detail. This is the perfect reference to earn top grades in a school project, but if you're eager to set off on a round-the-world trip, put away your passport and pick up this book instead.