Atlas of Remote Islands

Atlas of Remote Islands

Fifty Islands I Have Never Set Foot on and Never Will

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A rare and beautifully illustrated journey to fifty faraway worlds.

There are still places on earth that are unknown. Visually stunning and uniquely designed, this wondrous book captures fifty islands that are far away in every sense-from the mainland, from people, from airports, and from holiday brochures. Author Judith Schalansky used historic events and scientific reports as a springboard for each island, providing information on its distance from the mainland, whether its inhabited, its features, and the stories that have shaped its lore. With stunning full-color maps and an air of mysterious adventure, Atlas of Remote Island is perfect for the traveler or romantic in all of us.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2010
ISBN: 9780143118206
014311820X
Branch Call Number: 912.09142 S29a
YA912.09142 S29a
Language Note: Translated from the German
Characteristics: 143 pages : color maps ; 27 cm

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mammothhawk229e
Sep 21, 2019

Gillian Island it isn't with sometimes non-tropical climate, plenty of horror stories & natives in denial over climate change in short illustrated book

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