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The world and its wonders

by Paul E. Blackwood

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Published by Standard Educational Corp. in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Science.

  • About the Edition

    Includes brief articles in the areas of astronomy, geology, meteorology, energy, commerce, and industry.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPaul E. Blackwood, Robert M. Garrels, Margaret McKown Stephens ; Yvonne Beckwith, editor ; Anne Neigoff, managing editor.
    SeriesChild horizons
    ContributionsGarrels, Robert Minard, 1916- joint author., Stephens, Margaret McKown, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ163 .B653 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4717108M
    ISBN 100873921097
    LC Control Number78003707

    The Sea and Its Wonders: A Companion Volume to "The World at Home," by Mary Kirby Gregg, Elizabeth Kirby. Publication date Publisher T. Nelson and sons Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Arts and Culture The world and its wonders at your fingertips - book reviews Summer may be over but the great outdoors still beckons so here are some wild and wonderful books that will inspire.

    The seven wonders of Greco-Roman antiquity inspired the compilation of many other lists of attractions, both natural and human-made, by successive generations. Among such lists, all of which are limited to seven “wonders,” are the (architectural) wonders of the Middle Ages, the natural wonders of the world, the natural wonders of the United States, the (architectural) wonders of the modern. The Sea and Its Wonders: A Companion Volume to 'The World at Home' Authors: Mary Kirby, Elizabeth Kirby: Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Jan 8, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

      All that proofs that the Pharos was one of the old seven wonders of the old world, not only because of its height, but also for its mirrors. The Pharos was still in use till 7 th century A.D., however, during the ancient times, an earthquake caused the damage of the 4 th floor, and a second earthquake in the 6 th century damaged it till the 2. Chapter 1 (A world of wonders) introduces the idea of ‘wonders’. Of the wonders described by historian Herodotus 2, years ago, only one – the Great Pyramid in Egypt – survives. However, Herodotus was only interested in wonders created by people, whereas now we regard many natural events and structures as wonders, too.


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