Discover the Awesome World
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Hundreds of mind-blowing photographs and thousands of astonishing facts showcase our incredible planet and everything on it. Discover the Awesome World gives core reference subjects an awe-inspiring twist. From Earth's majestic features and nature's great events to the amazing feats of risk takers and incredible archeological discoveries, the dramatic, action-packed text and dynamic design concepts provide a thrilling reading experience. Six amazing chapters inside Discover the Awesome World: • Earth's Wonders: Embark on an inspirational journey around Earth's extraordinary natural features. • Amazing Nature: Witness the must-see moments of spontaneous behaviour of animals in the wild. • Body Science: Take a top-to-toe tour of the human anatomy from amazing microscopic views to full-body X-rays. • Speed Machines: Experience the awesome power of acceleration as you hurtle through adrenaline-fuelled world of speed. • Thrill Seekers: Marvel at the amazing risks of daredevils pushing themselves to the limit. • Unearth History: Discover the marvellous mysteries and unknown histories of ancient artefacts and lost cities. Kids will love to discover the world with fun facts such as: • The Victoria Falls is about twice as wide and deep as the Niagara Falls. Its shimmering mist can be seen more than 12 mi (20 km) away. • In the 'Death Zone', above 26,000 ft (8,000 m), the air is so thin that no climber can survive for long. • In 1967, divers located a Greek city that sank beneath the waves about 3,000 years ago. Remains from the Pavlopetri site have been dated to between 2800 and 1200 BC.