Author(s): Douglas Palmer
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.
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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