Natural History

Natural History

The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth

Book - 2010
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A landmark in reference publishing and overseen and authenticated by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, Natural History presents an unrivaled visual survey of Earth's natural history. Giving a clear overview of the classification of our natural world-over 6,000 species- Natural History looks at every kingdom of life, from bacteria, minerals, and rocks to fossils to plants and animals. Featuring a remarkable array of specially commissioned photographs, Natural History looks at thousands of specimens and species displayed in visual galleries that take the reader on an incredible journey from the most fundamental building blocks of the world's landscapes, through the simplest of life forms, to plants, fungi, and animals.
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2010
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780756667528
Branch Call Number: 578 NAT
Characteristics: 648 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,31 cm
Alternative Title: Smithsonian natural history


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TATL Jan 30, 2011

A beautiful coffee table book with thousands of full colour pictures.

lilybelle Jan 20, 2011

Colorful and informative this 600 + page visual guide to everything on earth is definitely worth exploring. With content ranging from rocks and minerals, to types of orchids, to different species of slugs it presents a fun and fascinating adventure into the diversity and richness of our planet earth.

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