The Resource Atlas obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders, Joshua Foer, Dyland Thuras & Ella Morton

Atlas obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders, Joshua Foer, Dyland Thuras & Ella Morton

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Atlas obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders
Title
Atlas obscura
Title remainder
an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Foer, Dyland Thuras & Ella Morton
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Language
eng
Summary
"It's time to get off the beaten path. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world. Talk about a bucket list: here are natural wonders-- the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or a baobob tree in South Africa that's so large it has a pub inside where 15 people can drink comfortably. Architectural marvels, including the M.C. Escher-like stepwells in India. Mind-boggling events, like the Baby Jumping Festival in Spain, where men dressed as devils literally vault over rows of squirming infants. Not to mention the Great Stalacpipe Organ in Virginia, Turkmenistan's 40-year hole of fire called the Gates of Hell, a graveyard for decommissioned ships on the coast of Bangladesh, eccentric bone museums in Italy, or a weather-forecasting invention that was powered by leeches, still on display in Devon, England ..."--
Assigning source
Amazon.com
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
910.202
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G465
LC item number
.F63 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Atlas obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders, Joshua Foer, Dyland Thuras & Ella Morton
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Atlas obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders, Joshua Foer, Dyland Thuras & Ella Morton
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Copyright
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Includes indexes
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocn932577782
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Dimensions
28 cm
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Extent
470 pages
Isbn
9780761169086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps

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