Atlas of Beer

Author: Mark W. Patterson
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426218338
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"Sample a beer in Hong Kong that tastes like bacon. Discover an out-of-the-way brewery in Vermont that devotees will drive hours to visit. Travel to a 500-year-old Belgian brewery with a beer pipeline under the city streets. This ... atlas meets travel guide explores beer history, geography, and trends on six continents - plus, you'll learn what to drink and where to go for the greatest beer experiences across the globe"--Publisher's description.

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ISBN: 1426219075
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Weird But True 6

Author: National Geographic Society (U. S.)
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426314906
Format: PDF
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Offers a collection of true facts about animals, food, science, pop culture, outer space, geography, and weather.

Journeys of a Lifetime

Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426216084
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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No one knows the world like National Geographic—and in this lavish volume, we reveal our picks for the world's most fabulous journeys, along with helpful information for readers who want to try them out. Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's travel writers, Journeys of a Lifetime spans the globe to highlight the best of the world's most famous and lesser known sojourns. It presents an incredible diversity of possibilities, from ocean cruises around Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Every continent and every possible form of transport is covered. A timely resource for the burgeoning ranks of active travelers who crave adventurous and far-flung trips, Journeys of a Lifetime provides scores of creative ideas: trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania... mountain biking in Transylvania... driving through the scenic highlands of Scotland... or rolling through the outback on Australia's famous Ghan train... and dozens of other intriguing options all over the world. Journeys of a Lifetime also features 22 fun Top 10 lists in all sorts of categories. What are the world's top 10 elevator rides, bridges to walk across, trolley rides, ancient highways, or underground walking adventures? Readers will love evaluating and debating the selections. Each chapter showcases stunning photography, full-color maps, evocative text, and expert advice—including how to get there, when to visit, and how to make the most of the journey—all packaged in a luxurious oversize volume to treasure for years to come.

Visual Atlas of the World

Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic
ISBN: 9781426218385
Format: PDF, ePub
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Uniting National Geographic's incomparable photography with state-of-the-art cartographic technology, this is the most compelling, authoritative, and up-to-the-moment visual atlas on the market. Reimagined and completely updated for the first time since 2008, National Geographic's visual atlas of the world will delight and inspire. From spectacular space imagery to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this stunning book showcases the diverse natural and cultural treasures of the world in glorious color. Featuring more than 200 fascinating maps, more than 350 new photos, and state-of-the-art cartography and satellite imagery, this is a must-have reference for families, travelers, students, librarians, and scholars. Each page was created in collaboration with the world's premier scientists, geographers, and cartographers and is populated with the most up-to-date information available, making this book the most beautiful and authoritative visual atlas available today.

National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of Canada

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426217560
Format: PDF
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An illustrated, region-by-region guide to the national parks of Canada, offering sample itineraries and site-by-site tours, and providing historical information, location and activity descriptions, tips for travelers, maps, and lodging information with addresses, phone numbers, and price ranges.

Love Unleashed

Author: Rebecca Ascher-Walsh
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426219067
Format: PDF, ePub
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A book for dog lovers everywhere. Celebrating the amazing relationships shared with our four-legged friends, each story recounts the love of dogs and the powerful ways dogs impact our lives. In this heartwarming collection of stories, readers meet 38 incredible dogs who have gone above and beyond the job description of best friend. Each uplifting story provides an inspiring look at the animals who change our lives. Meet rescue dogs who learn to serve others, working dogs who go beyond the call of duty, and underdogs who surmount extraordinary challenges on the road to finding their forever home. This treasury of man's best friend features photographs and personal anecdotes from those who have been touched by the selfless love of a beloved pet. Readers will be inspired by... * Extraordinary reunions: A dog is rescued from Aleppo, Syria, and reunited with his family in Canada, where they had relocated in 2015 after a missile destroyed their home. * Friendships meant to be: When a prosthetics clinic scheduled appointments for 9-year-old Avery and shelter puppy Hattie Mae on the same day, a fateful encounter leads to a lifelong friendship built on combatting disability. * Heroic acts: Shaya, a crime-fighting dog trained to track illegal poachers, hurt his leg chasing an injured rhino. The leg had to be amputated, but Shaya goes right back to work protecting animals. * True devotion: As he was participating in China's Four Deserts Gobi March, a six-day foot race, Dion Leonard met a dedicated pup who accompanied him for about 120 miles. Afterward, he decides to adopt the dog.

The Map Book

Author: Peter Barber
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 0802714749
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Chronicles the historical development of maps and mapping from the Bronze Age to the present, collecting some 175 maps spanning ten millennia that represent the progress of civilization and technology, from military plans that depict enemy positions, to the famed London Underground layout, to the digitally enhanced renderings of today.

Scotland Classic

Author: National Geographic Maps
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ISBN: 9781597753609
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National Geographic Maps' new Scotland wall map is one of the largest and most detailed maps available. This classic style wall map contains National Geographic's world recognized proprietary fonts, and bright easy-to-read colors. Scotland is also available in our highly popular Executive style which features a more subdued, antique-inspired color palette. Scotland classic is ideal for those researching their ancestry, a perfect tool for business or educational reference, and a beautiful addition to any decor. Shown on the map are hundreds of named places including primary and secondary towns, counties, political boundaries, infrastructure, and selected historical sites. Map includes Scotland in its entirety including the Highlands, Southern Uplands, Isle of Skye, Outer Hebrides, Inner Hebrides, Orkney Islands and the Shetland Islands (shown in an inset map). The nine political council areas of Scotland are also clearly identified. Map is printed on premium quality paper stock, rolled, and packaged in a clear, hard plastic tube. Map Details: Map measures 30" x 36" (Portrait orientation) Map scale: 1:650,000 (1" = 10.3 miles) Albers Conic Equal-Area Projection Copyright 2010"Map Scale = 1:650,000Sheet Size = 30" x 36"""