1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die: UNESCO Edition

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Updated and enhanced with new descriptions of natural wonders selected by UNESCO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) as World Heritage sites, this beautiful volume takes readers to the most spectacular places on Earth―sights and locations so breathtaking that once seen, they are never forgotten. Among them are:

  • The iconic rocks and pinnacles of the Arizona desert
  • The frozen, majestic Scandinavian archipelagos
  • The secluded Spanish wetlands, home to the world’s few remaining Iberian lynx
  • The fragile reefs of Australia’s coastline, now threatened by global warming

    Written and compiled by a team of the world’s most well-traveled writers, ecologists, photographers, and conservationists, 1001 Natural Wonders circumnavigates the globe, traveling to the most outstanding locations our planet has to offer. Readers will take an armchair tour augmented by the explosive rumbling of Caribbean volcanoes, and visit places like Bryce Canyon, Utah, a rugged, dramatic national park located just a few hours’ drive from Salt Lake City. Packed with information on the creation, development, and location of each natural wonder, and describing protected areas and endangered species in detail, this comprehensive guide offers compelling insight into our planet’s priceless resources. It celebrates hundreds of millions of years of the Earth’s turbulent natural history and displays our planet’s beauty, which is our unique heritage. Hundreds of magnificent color photos.
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    Let us take you on an incredible journey to the most spectacular natural wonders in the world. Spanning every continent and ocean on the planet, here is a conglomerate of once-in-a-lifetime experiences that you can revisit time and time again. Natural history

    writer Michael Bright has selected 1001 of mother nature’s most spectacular, heart-stirring creations—sights and locations so breathtaking that once seen, are never forgotten.
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    With the help of some of the world’s leading explorers, 1001 Natural Wonders circumnavigates the globe, traveling from arid deserts to frozen wastes, across grasslands and steppe, lakes and rivers, and from mountain tops to ocean depths. Each wonder has been selected for its grandeur and sheer natural beauty.
    This is the definitive guide to the most spectacular sights in the natural world, celebrating hundreds of millons of years of the Earth’s long and furious history. Some places are located in the remote wilderness, others just a bus ride from town, but whatever and wherever they are, they are rendered here with an inspiring immediacy.
    Entries are packed with information on the creation and development, location and spectacle of each phenomenon. 100 Natural Wonders is the most detailed and comprehensive guide of its kind.
    For the would-be explorer, dedicated tourist, traveler, nature-lover, student, or simply for the inquisitive, this compilation of the world’s most amazing vistas and experiences is an absolute must, an insight into our planet’s priceless resources. .
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    MICHAEL BRIGHT is an executive producer with the BBC’s Natural History Unit. He and his colleagues are based in Bristol, England, but they scour the entire world for stories and images. He is the author of over 75 natural history books, including Andes to Amazon; the producer of countless television and radio programs, including the award-winning television series Natural World and Wildlife on One; and has been editorial consultant on reference works, such as Discovering the Wonders of our World and The Wildlife Year.

    About the Author:

    Michael Bright has produced many programs with the BBC’s Natural History Unit. He and his colleagues are based in Bristol, England, but they scour the globe for stories and images. Bright is the author of over 80 natural history books, including Andes to Amazon: A Guide to South America and the producer of numerous television and radio programs, including the award-winning television series Natural World and Wildlife on BBC One. He has also been editorial consultant on several reference works.

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