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I Wish I Knew That: Geography: Cool Stuff You Need to Know
by James Doyle

Published by Reader's Digest

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Put the World at Your Fingertips!

Want to find out how mountains grow? Get a grasp on how GPS works? Or learn why the earth looks blue from space? With I Wish I Knew That: Geography you can explore the planet like a geographer. You'll find hundreds of fascinating tidbits about the world's continents, countries, and physical features as well as discover why we have wildfires, earthquakes, and tsunamis (oh my!).

As you travel from page to page, you'll find the answers to questions such as . . .

  • What's the difference between an ocean and a sea?
  • Why don't we have kangaroos in North America?
  • What's the right way to read a map?
  • Which river is the longest?

Filled with amazing maps and cool facts on the earth's tallest, largest, longest, and most desolate, this fun, informative guide is the perfect companion to get a grip on the globe.

pub date: 2011-11-10 | Hardcover | 9781606523476