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The Resource The mysteries of the Amazon rain forest

The mysteries of the Amazon rain forest

Label
The mysteries of the Amazon rain forest
Title
The mysteries of the Amazon rain forest
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • 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"-- Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
985/.44
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 5 to 11
LC call number
F2546
LC item number
.C4813 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Enigmas of history
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The mysteries of the Amazon rain forest
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 45) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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
Control code
ocn906798204
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
English-language revised edition.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780716626701
Lccn
2015009082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)906798204
Label
The mysteries of the Amazon rain forest
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 45) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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
Control code
ocn906798204
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
English-language revised edition.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780716626701
Lccn
2015009082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)906798204

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