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National Geographic Society

Full Name: National Geographic Society
Number of Works: 481
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ISBN: 1426201257, 9781426201257
Keywords: trips, greatest, world, lifetime, journeys
Pages: 400
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 80%

No one knows the world like National Geographic—and in this lavish volume, we reveal our picks for the world's most fabulous journeys, along with helpful information for readers who want to try them out. Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's travel writers, Journeys of a Lifetime spans the globe to highlight the best of the world's most famous and lesser known sojourns. It presents an incredible diversity of possibilities, from ocean cruises around Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Every continent and every possible form of transport is covered. A timely resource
ISBN: 0792275438, 9780792275435
Keywords: eighth, world, atlas, geographic, national
Pages: 416
Published: 1990
  • Rating: 100%

When National Geographic published its first Atlas of the World more than 35 years ago, the world was indeed a different place. In order to cover today's world--including its oceans, stars, climate, natural resources, and more--National Geographic has published its seventh edition of the Atlas of the World. With each new edition, National Geographic strives to make its atlas more than just maps. You'll learn that the coldest place in the world is the Plateau Station in Antarctica, where the average daily temperature is minus 56.7 degrees Celsius; the most populated continent is Asia, with more
ISBN: 1426203365, 9781426203367
Keywords: powerful, destinations, peaceful, world, places, lifetime, sacred
Pages: 400
Published: 2008
  • Rating: 80%

This inspirational book showcases 500 of the world's most powerful and spiritual places–and guides modern-day travelers who wish to visit them.With eloquent text, hundreds of gorgeous full-color images, and practical visitor information, Sacred Places of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Most Peaceful and Powerful Destinations highlights fascinating icons of many religions around the world and offers an intriguing window into the cultures that created them. From prehistoric burial chambers to modern monuments and sanctuaries, each site’s history, lore, and appeal is evocatively
ISBN: 0870444379, 9780870444371
Keywords: china, journey
Pages: 518
Published: 1982
  • Rating: 80%