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The New York Public Library Amazing World Geography: A Book of Answers for Kids (New York Public Library Answer Books for Kids Series)

Follow the Ring of Fire from New Zealand to South America. Navigate the Blue Nile and walk the Great Wall of China. Meet the first person to reach the South Pole and witness the "Green Revolution" in India. Explore the people, landscapes, and languages of our fascinating planet and uncover the answers to all your questions about world geography . . .

How old is the earth? See page 8.

Can volcanoes form underwater? See page 14.

What are maquiladoras? See page 50.

Why are rain forests so important? See page 63.

Where and what are the Pillars of Hercules? See page 77.

Is the Red Sea really red? See page 88.

What languages are spoken in Africa? See page 112.

Do any plants or animals live in Antarctica? See page 133.

THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY's bestselling reference books include The New York Public Library Desk Reference, The New York Public Library Book of Answers, The New York Public Library Student's Desk Reference, and The New York Public Library Kids' Guide to Research. Andrea Sutcliffe is a freelance writer and editor, as well as a contributor to the National Geographic Desk Reference.

ISBN: 9780471392965

ISBN-10: 9780471392965

Publisher: Wiley

Publication Date: 08/23/2002 - 12:00am

On Sale: 08/23/2002 - 12:00am

Pages: 176

Language: English


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