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Frommer's 500 Places to See Before They Disappear

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500 thoughtfully chosen treasures that will inspire and enlighten travelers of all ages

This book enables passionate travelers and the eco-conscious to learn about and plan a visit to see rare cultural, historic, and natural places before they are irrevocably altered or even gone forever. Included are one-of-a-kind landscapes, fragile ecosystems, rare bird habitats, places to see the last remaining species of big game in the wild, cityscapes in peril, vanishing cultural kitsch, petroglyphs, and more. This Second Edition offers new reviews and updates on such topics as the Gulf Coast after the BP oil spill, the effects of earthquakes in Asia and Haiti, and improvements and progress in the fight to preserve threatened places.

The EPUB format of this title may not be compatible for use on all handheld devices.


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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Edition: 2

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781118159811
  • Release date: October 25, 2011

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781118159811
  • File size: 45059 KB
  • Release date: October 25, 2011

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OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

subjects

Travel Nonfiction

Languages

English

500 thoughtfully chosen treasures that will inspire and enlighten travelers of all ages

This book enables passionate travelers and the eco-conscious to learn about and plan a visit to see rare cultural, historic, and natural places before they are irrevocably altered or even gone forever. Included are one-of-a-kind landscapes, fragile ecosystems, rare bird habitats, places to see the last remaining species of big game in the wild, cityscapes in peril, vanishing cultural kitsch, petroglyphs, and more. This Second Edition offers new reviews and updates on such topics as the Gulf Coast after the BP oil spill, the effects of earthquakes in Asia and Haiti, and improvements and progress in the fight to preserve threatened places.

The EPUB format of this title may not be compatible for use on all handheld devices.


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