In the tradition of our hit smaller format photography reissues, such as Through the Lens and National Geographic Image Collection, this photo mini extends the line of National Geographic's holiday gift books, appealing at a lower price point to art and photography lovers and National Geographic fans everywhere. Inspired by the most popular feature in National Geographic magazine, this trove of photographic riches includes thought-provoking quotes and interesting facts, providing a textual counterpoint to the stunning images.
This book is an appreciation of the spectacular beauty contained and preserved in America's Western National Parks, and an authoritative, descriptive guide to each of these areas. With words and pictures, it provides the fascinating answers to the many questions one asks about the varied Western National Parks. How were the strange and immense soil-and-rock structures formed? What animal and plant species populate the various parks? Why do so many different "life zones" occur in one area-and similar zones occur in far different climates? Who discovered the Grand Canyon? What flora and fauna will I be likely to see in a desert park... mountain range... rain forest... glacier area? These facts are accurate, contributed and checked by experts in geology, meterology, natural history, mountaineering, Indian history, and park history as well as officials of our National Park Service. The pictures in this book were created by the most skilled scenic, nature, and wildlife photographers in the country, and were selected from more than 5,000 outstanding photographs. The color plates have been spirit-varnished for brilliance and protection, and the "black-and-white" pictures have actually been
World Link is National Geographic Learning's best-selling core series for young adult/adult learners of English from the false beginner to high intermediate level. The second edition has been completely updated and enhanced to reflect modern teaching methods and user feedback. Combining dynamic vocabulary with essential grammar and universal topics, World Link, Second Edition, helps learners to communicate confidently and fluently.
Durable and easy to use map of the Czech Republic and Slovakia Car · state of the roads in 2011, the sections under construction Detailed categorization and numbering of roads road distances in kilometers car ferries Plastic terrain, forests, national parks Reference village. - up-to-date road network; - road numbering, distances in kilometres; - shaded relief; - national parks; - index of names. Масштаб: 1:600000. Формат карты в разложенном виде: 100 см х 48 см.