The Handy Geography Answer Book

The Handy Geography Answer Book

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Perseus Publishing
From discovering why every map is distorted to why Rhode Island is called an island even though it's not, this comprehensive reference simplifies geography in an approachable questionandanswer format. All aspects of the discipline are covered, including physical, economic, political, and cultural geography. Questions answered include Who carved Mount Rushmore? What is the average life expectancy in Japan? and What were the seven wonders of the ancient world? Ideal for students and teachers, this resource is for all those curious about our world.


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Tucci, a COO at an IT services corporation, has partnered with Rosenberg, a newspaper columnist and city planner, to produce the second edition of this collection of geography trivia. Written for a general audience, this reference volume answers over 1000 basic questions on geography that focus on the physical dimensions of our planet, climate patterns, water and ice, hazards and natural disasters, transportation, political and cultural geography, calendars and seasons, exploration and specific content for each continent. The authors also supply plenty of maps, photographs and illustrations to enhance the text. Distributed by Independent Publishers Group. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Independent Publishing Group
From discovering why every map is distorted to why Rhode Island is called an island even though it's not, this comprehensive reference simplifies geography in an approachable question-and-answer format. All aspects of the discipline are covered, including physical, economic, political, and cultural geography. Questions answered include Who carved Mount Rushmore? What is the average life expectancy in Japan? and What were the seven wonders of the ancient world? Ideal for students and teachers, this resource is for all those curious about our world.


Publisher: Detroit : Visible Ink, 2009
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781578592159
1578592151
Branch Call Number: 910 TUC
Characteristics: viii, 408 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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May 08, 2010

Not a book to pick up and read. It answers questions, by topic and by continent. Near the back, there is a chapter on statistics for countries in alphabetical order.

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