Mountains : Geology, Natural History, & Ecosystems

Mountains : Geology, Natural History, & Ecosystems


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2002 is the International Year of the Mountain, and Price's new book explores this timely and fascinating topic. Mountains is an informative, exciting book that offers something of interest for almost everyone. Students, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, amateur geologists, and rock hounds are just some of those who will be interested in this book.

An excellent general introduction to mountains, Mountains contains fascinating facts to engage the mind and fabulous photos to delight the eye. One of the book's most compelling features is its general approach, focusing on various mountains and ranges around the world. Among the many areas covered in Mountains are mountain formation, mountain ecosystems, sacred mountains around the world, and the history of tourism activities in mountain areas.

Mountains also contains a map of all the mountains discussed and recommendations for further reading.

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