Complete Earth: A Satellite Portrait of Our Planet

Author(s): Douglas Palmer

Pictorial Books

Combining the data from 18 of the advanced Earth satellites ever built, NASA has constructed the detailed global portrait of our planet ever created. Reproducing this photo-map, this book explores the history of each landscape, explaining the how and when of its mountain ranges, deserts and plains.


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Douglas Palmer is a lecturer in Natural and Earth Sciences at Cambridge University and a science writer. He is the author of The Discovery Channel's Prehistoric Atlas of the World, and the principal editor of DK's Earth. He is also a regular contributor to a variety of journals including The Guardian, Science, Nature and New Scientist.

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General Fields

  • : 9781905204311
  • : Quercus Publishing Plc
  • : Quercus Publishing Plc
  • : October 2006
  • : 430mm X 353mm X 32mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Douglas Palmer
  • : Hardback
  • : 525
  • : 224
  • : 300 colour illustrations