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The Handy Geography Answer Book

Tucci, Paul A.

(Book - 2009)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Handy Geography Answer Book
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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.
Publisher: Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, 2009
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 1578592151
9781578592159
Branch Call Number: 910 T886h 2009
Characteristics: viii, 408 p. :,ill., maps ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Rosenberg, Matthew T. (Matthew Todd), 1973-

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May 08, 2010
  • 22950009541673 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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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