That's Not in My Geography Book: A Compilation of Little-Known Facts
The latest in the series that includes best-selling That's Not in My American History Book and That's Not in My Science Book, this book brings geography to life exploring the who behind the discovery of various lands and the what behind how our world changes. From the earliest compass to today's handheld GPS systems, Kelly shows how people throughout time have navigated the world.
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Ch02 The Age of DiscoveryBegins with Prince Henry
Ch03 The Age of Discovery Continues
Ch04 More Men and More CountriesExploring the World
Ch05 How They Navigatedduring the Age of Discovery
PART TWO The Nuts and Bolts of Geography
Ch06 How the Earth Works
Ch07 Mapmaking Then and Now
PART THREE Pushing New DirectionsFacing New Challenges
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