Discover the Awesome World - C. de la Bedoyere
Discover the Awesome World
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 ...
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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.