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The Resource The Amazon, written by Tom Jackson

The Amazon, written by Tom Jackson

Label
The Amazon
Title
The Amazon
Statement of responsibility
written by Tom Jackson
Title variation
Eyewitness the Amazon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Introduces the Amazon River and the rain forest that surrounds it, describing their physical characteristics and the plants and animals that live there, and discusses its people, their history, economic and social conditions, and other details
Member of
Cataloging source
PNX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jackson, Tom
Dewey number
981/.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
DK eyewitness books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rain forests
  • Natural history
  • Amazon River Region
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Amazon, written by Tom Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • At head of title: Eyewitness
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Amazon -- The Amazon Basin -- The Amazon River -- Land of forests -- Around the rain forest -- Wetlands -- Plants and fungi -- Birds of the Amazon -- Amazon monkeys -- On the forest floor -- Creepy-crawlies -- In and around the river -- Hunting for food -- Of both worlds -- Forest reptiles -- Amazon fish -- Ancient civilizations -- Discovery and conquest -- Myths -- Traditional life -- Modern Amazonia -- Getting around -- Deforestation -- Mining and damming -- Endangered species -- Modern industry -- Conservation -- Ecotourism -- Farming -- Amazon wonders -- Amazon facts -- Amazon by country
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465435675
Lccn
bl2015015266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910187601
  • (OCoLC)910187601
  • 993138
  • 1139190
  • 1172413
Label
The Amazon, written by Tom Jackson
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • At head of title: Eyewitness
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Amazon -- The Amazon Basin -- The Amazon River -- Land of forests -- Around the rain forest -- Wetlands -- Plants and fungi -- Birds of the Amazon -- Amazon monkeys -- On the forest floor -- Creepy-crawlies -- In and around the river -- Hunting for food -- Of both worlds -- Forest reptiles -- Amazon fish -- Ancient civilizations -- Discovery and conquest -- Myths -- Traditional life -- Modern Amazonia -- Getting around -- Deforestation -- Mining and damming -- Endangered species -- Modern industry -- Conservation -- Ecotourism -- Farming -- Amazon wonders -- Amazon facts -- Amazon by country
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465435675
Lccn
bl2015015266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910187601
  • (OCoLC)910187601
  • 993138
  • 1139190
  • 1172413

Library Locations

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