Discovering Planet Earth
A guide to the world's terrain and the forces that made it
by Geordie Torr
This title was previously available on NetGalley and is now archived.
Pub Date 01 Dec 2021 | Archive Date 14 Sep 2021
From icy polar tundra to lush tropical rainforests, readers can explore the wonders of the planet we call home in this spectacular visual guide.
This beautiful jacketed hardcover introduces the many landscapes and systems that make up Planet Earth, from its molten core and plate tectonics to the different landscapes which make up its surface. Readers can explore the Amazon basin, taiga forests across the frozen wastes of Siberia and vast deserts on almost every continent.
• Land: volcanoes, glaciers, caves, wetlands...
• Air: the geomagnetic field, weather, the auroras...
• Sea: tides, coral reefs, fjords...
The text is brought to life by superb full-color photos, charts, maps and infographics to reveal the planet in all its splendor. A fascinating guide to the world which can be enjoyed by the whole family.
ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus' Discovering... series brings together spectacular hardback guides which explore the science behind our world, brought to life by eye-catching photography.