Jeju Island Geopark - A Volcanic Wonder of Korea (Geoheritage, Geoparks and Geotourism)

This publication will care for geological in addition to cultural, historic, archaeological and organic features in Jeju worldwide Geopark. it's going to commence with creation of Jeju international Geopark, geographic environment, habitats, heritage, economic system and tourism, administration, basic geology and geosites, destiny geosites, different major history websites, economically sustainable tourism, schooling and advertising and administration plan.

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Global Geographies of the Internet (SpringerBriefs in Geography)

By Barney Warf

This day, approximately 2 billion humans use the web, and its functions have flourished in quantity and value. This quantity will learn the expansion and geography of the web from a political economic system point of view. Its significant motivation is to demonstrate that our on-line world doesn't exist in a few aspatial void, yet is deeply rooted in nationwide and native political and cultural contexts. towards that finish, it is going to invoke a number of significant theorists of our on-line world, yet follow their views in phrases which are obtainable to readers with out familiarity with them. past summaries of the infrastructure that makes the net attainable and international distributions of clients, it delves into matters reminiscent of the electronic divide to stress the inequalities that accompany the expansion of our on-line world. It additionally addresses net censorship, e-commerce, and e-government, matters that experience bought remarkably little scholarly realization, rather from a spatial viewpoint. all through, it demonstrates that during our on-line world, position issues, in order that no complete realizing of the net could be completed with out contemplating the way it is embedded inside of, and in flip adjustments, neighborhood institutional and political contexts. therefore the booklet rebuts simplistic 'death of distance' perspectives or those who assert there's, or could be, a 'one-size-fits-all, cookie-cutter' version of the web appropriate to all occasions and areas.

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National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary

By National Geographic

During this spectacular publication of visible wonders, nationwide Geographic finds an international only a few may have the opportunity to determine for themselves. Shot by means of a few of the world's most interesting photographers, New York Times bestseller Rarely Seen gains extraordinary photographs of locations, occasions, average phenomena, and artifical heirlooms seldom visible by way of human eyes. it is all right here: 30,000-year-old cave artwork sealed from the general public; animals which are one of the final in their species in the world; volcanic lightning; titanic crystals that experience grown to greater than 50 lots; the engraving inside of Abraham Lincoln's pocket watch. With an advent via nationwide Geographic photographer Stephen Alvarez, whose paintings has taken him from the Peruvian Andes to the private caves of Papua New Guinea, Rarely Seen captures once-in-a-lifetime moments, ordinary wonders, and little-seen gadgets from the a long way reaches of the globe.

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The History of the Czech Republic and Slovakia (The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations)

This survey of Czech and Slovak heritage lines the advance of 2 neighboring peoples during the construction of a typical Czechoslovakian country in 1918 to the founding of the self sustaining Czech and Slovak Republics in 1993 and beyond.

• short biographical sketches of many noteworthy Czechs and Slovaks during the ages

• A chronology of key occasions in Czech and Slovak background from prehistory to the current day

• A bibliographical essay on major common works and old monographs relating to Czech and Slovak history

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America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 1: People

By Kirk Schriefer

The USA From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 ebook sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy interpreting and dialogue texts. every one unit examines a component of the yankee event that may really curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the USA but in addition rookies in another country who need to know extra in regards to the humans, heritage, geography and tradition of this nice state. even though the passages are restricted to an easy point of language trouble, their sort continues to be shiny and actual. Readers could be encouraged via the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed by way of the great thing about the Grand Canyon, thinking about the paintings of the F.B.I., and surprised through the occasions surrounding Watergate. ebook ONE: humans A: Muhammad Ali B: Clara Barton C: George Washington Carver D: Emily Dickinson E: Amelia Earhart F: Jose FelicianO: Geronimo H: Ernest Hemingway I: Ishmael J: Jesse James ok: Helen Keller L: Bruce Lee M: Christa McAuliffe N: Ralph Nader O: Annie Oakley P: Rosa Parks Q: Anthony Quinn R: Betsy Ross S: Sacajawea T: Harriet Tubman U: Uncle Sam V: Sarah Vaughan W: Mae West X: Malcolm X Y: Cy younger Z: Babe Zaharias

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The Penguin State of the World Atlas: Ninth Edition

The thoroughly updated variation of a entire evaluation of the weather that outline our world

Now in its 9th variation, the generally praised Penguin kingdom of the area Atlas continues to be an available, specified visible survey of present occasions and worldwide tendencies. thoroughly revised and up to date, this special atlas offers the newest information on communications and data expertise, foreign exchange, globalization of labor, getting older and new wellbeing and fitness hazards, nutrients and water, strength assets and intake, worldwide warming and biodiversity, literacy, gender equality, wars and peacekeeping, and extra. interesting, troubling, and incredible, this is often one atlas no pupil of the area may be without.

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Hiking Trails of Montréal and Beyond

By Michael Haynes

That includes 50 mountain climbing routes inside of a hundred and fifty km of Montreal, this convenient advisor explores trails in the urban, Laval, and within the adjoining Laurentians, Lanaudière, Montérégie, and japanese Townships.

Michael Haynes hiked and mapped all of the 50 trails, and during this convenient consultant, he offers exact maps, path descriptions, and GPS coordinates, in addition to details on time, size, trouble, and amenities to be had on each one direction. To around out the event, he additionally comprises pictures of fascinating websites, charts, mountaineering advice, and sidebars on ancient, cultural, and ordinary topics in addition to a thesaurus of universal mountaineering phrases for non-French speakers.

From the Centre de l. a. nature du Mont Saint-Hilaire to le sentier de l'Ours and from le circuit TransTerrebonne to les sentiers du Mont Rigaud, climbing Trails of Montreal and past is with out query the simplest hiker's significant other to the area, no matter if for quiet afternoon tours or critical multiday expeditions.

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America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 3: Things

By Kirk Schriefer

4 ebook sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy analyzing and dialogue texts. each one unit examines a component of the yank adventure that may really curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the USA but additionally inexperienced persons in a foreign country who need to know extra in regards to the humans, background, geography and tradition of this nice country. even if the passages are restricted to an effortless point of language hassle, their type is still bright and genuine. Readers could be encouraged by means of the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed by way of the wonderful thing about the Grand Canyon, thinking about the paintings of the F.B.I., and surprised through the occasions surrounding Watergate. ebook 3: issues A: motor vehicle B: Baseball C: structure D: Democracy E: Emancipation Proclamation F: F.B.I. G: long past With the Wind H: Harlem Globetrotters I: Iroquois League J: Jazz okay: Kentucky Derby L: Lewis and Clark excursion M: Marine Corps. N: Negro Leagues O: O´Leary´s Cow P: Postal carrier Q: area Horse R: Ringling Brothers S: Statue of Liberty T: tv U: usa V: Veto W: warfare of the Worlds X: Xerography Y: Yorktown crusade Z: Zoos

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