This book takes readers on a globe-spanning tour of dramatic mountain formations, from block mountains to volcanic sea mountains to high-altitude-landform "sky islands." The direct text invites attention to the complexity of these peaks, their changing nature, and related environmental issues. Enhanced with resources for further investigation, "Mountains" also includes a collection of vivid photographs and line illustrations, as well as a stunning eight-page, full-color insert, sure to catch the browser's eye.
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Published April 1, 2008
by Chelsea House Publications.
Education & Reference, Young Adult, Children's Books.