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The Resource The mysteries of the Amazon rain forest, [managing editor : Christine Sullivan ; editors : Jake Bumgardner, Lynn Durbin, Nick Kilzer.]

The mysteries of the Amazon rain forest, [managing editor : Christine Sullivan ; editors : Jake Bumgardner, Lynn Durbin, Nick Kilzer.]

Label
The mysteries of the Amazon rain forest
Title
The mysteries of the Amazon rain forest
Statement of responsibility
[managing editor : Christine Sullivan ; editors : Jake Bumgardner, Lynn Durbin, Nick Kilzer.]
Title variation
  • Amazon rain forest
  • Enigmas of history
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Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"An exploration of mysteries concerning the Amazon rain forest that have puzzled scholars, explorers, and experts. Discusses evidence for large, pre-Columbian urban areas in the Amazon and why such urban centers went undiscovered for so long. Features include maps, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on Amazonian culture, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--
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DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 5-11
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sullivan, Christine.
  • Blumgardner, Jake
  • Durbin, Lynn
  • Kilzer, Nick
  • World Book, Inc
Series statement
Enigmas of history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Extinct cities
  • Rain forests
  • Rain forests
  • Forests
  • Forests and forestry
  • Amazon River Valley
  • Amazon River Valley
  • Amazon River Valley
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The mysteries of the Amazon rain forest, [managing editor : Christine Sullivan ; editors : Jake Bumgardner, Lynn Durbin, Nick Kilzer.]
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Amazon rain forest : an empty paradise? -- The lost cities of the Amazon -- Remnants of civilization -- Did the city of El Dorado exist? -- Fawcett's final expedition -- The city of Z -- Amazon urban planning -- Was there a great civilization in the Amazon? -- Marajó ceramics -- Did they enrich soil in the jungle? -- How the soil is examined -- Who made the Acre geoglyphs? -- Can Amazon farming techniques be used today? -- Why did these civilizations decline? -- Places to see and visit -- Glossary -- For further reading -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
English-language revised edition.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780716626701
Isbn Type
(set)
Lccn
2015009082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
473232
Label
The mysteries of the Amazon rain forest, [managing editor : Christine Sullivan ; editors : Jake Bumgardner, Lynn Durbin, Nick Kilzer.]
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Amazon rain forest : an empty paradise? -- The lost cities of the Amazon -- Remnants of civilization -- Did the city of El Dorado exist? -- Fawcett's final expedition -- The city of Z -- Amazon urban planning -- Was there a great civilization in the Amazon? -- Marajó ceramics -- Did they enrich soil in the jungle? -- How the soil is examined -- Who made the Acre geoglyphs? -- Can Amazon farming techniques be used today? -- Why did these civilizations decline? -- Places to see and visit -- Glossary -- For further reading -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
English-language revised edition.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780716626701
Isbn Type
(set)
Lccn
2015009082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
473232

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