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National Geographic Stunning Photographs

National Geographic Stunning Photographs Author Annie Griffiths
ISBN-10 9781426213922
Release 2014
Pages 396
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"Targeted to fans of Simply Beautiful Photographs, the 2014 offering in National Geographic's iconic line of large-format photo books illuminates the power of photography to witness, reveal, persuade, celebrate, explore and change the way we see the world. Capturing the moment in which a firecracker explodes into a burst of electric energy or the last rays of the sun as it stretches across a red-rock valley, certain special photos offer an unrivalled conduit to the world around us. Shot by National Geographic's most renowned photographers and peppered throughout with inspiring quotations, Stunning Photographs is a vibrant tapestry of images that showcases the medium's ability to reveal extraordinary moments of wit and discovery, harmony and intimacy, energy and joy. Definitive, striking, and always unstaged, the remarkable pictures in this book will appeal to all who want to enjoy the smorgasbord of colors, textures, and sensations that comprise the fabric of everyday life"--



Life in Color

Life in Color Author Annie Griffiths
ISBN-10 9781426214516
Release 2014
Pages 503
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A lavishly illustrated volume, arranged by color in a rainbow of beauty, presents short, inspiring essays that explore the qualities, meaning and symbolism of each color, giving readers a new way to look at color in the world around them.



Destinations of a Lifetime

Destinations of a Lifetime Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 9781426216176
Release 2015-10-27
Pages 320
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National Geographic takes you on a photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations, inspiring tangible ideas for your next trip. Hundreds of the most breathtaking locales—both natural and man-made—are illustrated with vivid images taken by the organization's world-class photographers. These images, coupled with evocative text, feature a plethora of visual wonders: ancient monoliths, scenic islands, stunning artwork, electric cityscapes, white-sand seashores, rain forests, ancient cobbled streets, and both classic and innovative architecture. Loaded with hard service information for each location, Destinations of a Lifetime has it all: when to go, where to eat, where to stay, and what to do to ensure the most enriching and authentic experience. From the Hardcover edition.



Wise Trees

Wise Trees Author Diane Cook
ISBN-10 1419727001
Release 2017-10-17
Pages 192
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Wise Trees is a photography book about trees that have a remarkable story to tell us. To create it, photographers Diane Cook and Len Jenshel spent two years traveling to five continents to photograph more than 50 extraordinary trees that were carefully selected for their historic and cultural significance. From Luna, the coastal redwood in California that became an international symbol for conservation, to the Bodhi Tree, the sacred fig in India that is a direct descendent of the tree under which the Buddha attained enlightenment, Cook and Jenshel reveal trees that have shaped our lives and our feelings about nature. The project both reflects and inspires awareness of the enduring role trees have played in nurturing and sheltering humanity.



Journeys of a Lifetime

Journeys of a Lifetime Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 9781426216084
Release 2015-05-06
Pages 400
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No one knows the world like National Geographic—and in this lavish volume, we reveal our picks for the world's most fabulous journeys, along with helpful information for readers who want to try them out. Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's travel writers, Journeys of a Lifetime spans the globe to highlight the best of the world's most famous and lesser known sojourns. It presents an incredible diversity of possibilities, from ocean cruises around Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Every continent and every possible form of transport is covered. A timely resource for the burgeoning ranks of active travelers who crave adventurous and far-flung trips, Journeys of a Lifetime provides scores of creative ideas: trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania... mountain biking in Transylvania... driving through the scenic highlands of Scotland... or rolling through the outback on Australia's famous Ghan train... and dozens of other intriguing options all over the world. Journeys of a Lifetime also features 22 fun Top 10 lists in all sorts of categories. What are the world's top 10 elevator rides, bridges to walk across, trolley rides, ancient highways, or underground walking adventures? Readers will love evaluating and debating the selections. Each chapter showcases stunning photography, full-color maps, evocative text, and expert advice—including how to get there, when to visit, and how to make the most of the journey—all packaged in a luxurious oversize volume to treasure for years to come.



National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States

National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States Author National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN-10 9781426208690
Release 2012
Pages 480
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Offers descriptions, road maps, itineraries, travel tips, costs, and contact information for national parks ranging from Virginia's Shenandoah to Alaska's Glacier Bay. Original.



View from Above

View from Above Author Terry Virts
ISBN-10 9781426218644
Release 2017
Pages 304
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This majestic National Geographic photography book offers a spectacular view of Earth from outer space, featuring aerial imagery taken from the International Space Station by NASA astronaut Terry Virts. Few people get the experience of seeing the world from outer space-and no one has taken as many pictures of Earth from above as Terry Virts. Celebrated NASA astronaut, pilot of the space shuttle, crew member on Soyuz, and commander of the International Space Station, Virts has spent more than 200 days in space-and very few of those days went by without his reaching for his camera. Now as never before, Virts shares the astronaut's view of the world, offering astounding aerial views of our planet and the vastness that surrounds it. The colors, shapes, details-and the stories they tell-are endlessly fascinating. Virts's book marries his stunning photographs with glimpses of everyday life in orbit. And amid this amazing show of Earth spectacles, he reflects on how the astronaut's point of view has shaped his life and spirit. Filled with magnificent photographs that will astonish and inspire, this book-and its intrepid author-becomes our guide to a new way of looking at the world.



The Photo Ark

The Photo Ark Author Joel Sartore
ISBN-10 9781426217777
Release 2017
Pages 400
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This lush book of photography represents National Geographic's Photo Ark, a major cross-platform initiative and lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals-especially those that are endangered. His powerful message, conveyed with humor, compassion, and art- to know these animals is to save them.Sartore intends to photograph every animal in captivity in the world. He is circling the globe, visiting zoos and wildlife rescue centers to create studio portraits of 12,000 species, with an emphasis on those facing extinction. He has photographed more than 6,000 already and now, thanks to a multi-year partnership with National Geographic, he may reach his goal. This book showcases his animal portraits- from tiny to mammoth, from the Florida grasshopper sparrow to the greater one-horned rhinoceros. Paired with the eloquent prose of veteran wildlife writer Douglas Chadwick, this book presents a thought-provoking argument for saving all the species of our planet.



365 Days in Ireland

365 Days in Ireland Author
ISBN-10 0761145583
Release 2007-08
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365 Days in Ireland has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from 365 Days in Ireland also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full 365 Days in Ireland book for free.



Shark

Shark Author Brian Skerry
ISBN-10 9781426219108
Release 2017
Pages 208
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For decades, Skerry has braved ocean depths to capture portraits of sharks around the world. Combined with articles from National Geographic writers, they encourage readers to recognize the impact of sharks on our world, and their significance as part of a balanced ocean.



Visual Atlas of the World

Visual Atlas of the World Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 1426218389
Release 2017-09-19
Pages 416
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Uniting National Geographic's incomparable photography with state-of-the-art cartographic technology, this is the most compelling, authoritative, and up-to-the-moment visual atlas on the market. Reimagined and completely updated for the first time since 2008, National Geographic's visual atlas of the world will delight and inspire. From spectacular space imagery to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this stunning book showcases the diverse natural and cultural treasures of the world in glorious color. Featuring more than 200 fascinating maps, more than 350 new photos, and state-of-the-art cartography and satellite imagery, this is a must-have reference for families, travelers, students, librarians, and scholars. Each page was created in collaboration with the world's premier scientists, geographers, and cartographers and is populated with the most up-to-date information available, making this book the most beautiful and authoritative visual atlas available today.



Ultimate Travelist

Ultimate Travelist Author Lonely Planet Publications
ISBN-10 1743607474
Release 2015
Pages 328
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501 of the world's most unmissable sights and attractions Ranked by Lonely Planet's global community of travel experts Insightful write-ups, inspiring photography and lavish production make this the only bucket list you'll ever need



Food Journeys of a Lifetime

Food Journeys of a Lifetime Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 9781426216091
Release 2015-05-06
Pages 320
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For pure pleasure, few experiences are as satisfying as a chance to explore the world’s great culinary traditions and landmarks—and here, in the latest title of our popular series of illustrated travel gift books, you’ll find a fabulous itinerary of foods, dishes, markets, and restaurants worth traveling far and wide to savor. On the menu is the best of the best from all over the globe: Tokyo’s freshest sushi; the spiciest Creole favorites in New Orleans; the finest vintages of the great French wineries; the juiciest cuts of beef in Argentina; and much, much more. You’ll sample the sophisticated dishes of fabled chefs and five-star restaurants, of course, but you’ll also discover the simpler pleasures of the side-street cafés that cater to local people and the classic specialties that give each region a distinctive flavor. Every cuisine tells a unique story about its countryside, climate, and culture, and in these pages you’ll meet the men and women who transform nature’s bounty into a thousand gustatory delights. Hundreds of appetizing full-color illustrations evoke an extraordinary range of tastes and cooking techniques; a wide selection of recipes invites you to create as well as consume; sidebars give a wealth of entertaining information about additional sites to visit as well as the cultural importance of the featured food; while lively top ten lists cover topics from chocolate factories to champagne bars, from historic food markets to wedding feasts, harvest celebrations, and festive occasions of every kind. In addition, detailed practical travel information provides all the ingredients you’ll need to cook up a truly delicious experience for even the most demanding of traveling gourmets.



National Geographic Almanac of American History

National Geographic Almanac of American History Author James Miller
ISBN-10 1426200994
Release 2007-01
Pages 384
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Presents an in-depth resource on United States history with images, maps, and essays containing historic facts and concise analysis.



Exploring the World of Foxes

Exploring the World of Foxes Author Tracy C. Read
ISBN-10 1554076250
Release 2010
Pages 24
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Presents photograph illustrations and information on the anatomy, habitats, and behavior of foxes.



Baseball as America

Baseball as America Author National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106016893262
Release 2002-03-01
Pages 320
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The official companion, filled with stunning original and archival photographs, to the National Baseball Hall of Fame's groundbreaking four-year travelling exhibition pays tribute to America's favorite national pasttime by featuring over thirty essays by writers, players, scholars, and fans, revealing how baseball has had a profound impact on the evolution of American culture.



Daily Love

Daily Love Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 9781426217142
Release 2016-10-25
Pages 464
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"National Geographic's latest daily inspirational book takes on the most timeless and universal of topics- love. Striking landscape photography and uplifting words of wisdom combine to create a heartwarming page-a-day experience that speaks to this most important human emotion in all its forms. From passion and devotion to trust and understanding, each monthly theme evokes the joys of recognizing, receiving, and-best of all-sharing love."