Buildings & Transport

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Miles Kelly, 2000 - Building - 64 pages
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In this book, there are 100 illustrated topic panels on buildings and types of transport, and each panel contain 10 key facts. For example: - The Maclaren F1 can accelerate from 0-160 kmh in less time than it takes to read this sentence - The Colosseum was 189m long, 156m wide, and 52m high. - Until recently parachutes were shaped like umbrellas; now most are 'parafoils' - wing-shaped. - 25% of all tractors are in the USA. - The TGV from Lille to Roissy in France covers 203 km in 48 mins at an average 254.3 km/h. - The oldest known bridge was an arch bridge built in Babylon in about 2200 BC.

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