Seven Natural Wonders of Australia and Oceania
Twenty-First Century Books, Jan 1, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 80 pages
Without any human influence, nature has created extraordinary wonders - from majestic mountains and bubbling volcanoes to amazing plants and animals. These wonders are found across all the continents and oceans of this planet. In a tour of the seven greatest wonders of Australia and Oceania, we ll encounter the Outback, Australia s enormous interior region. The Outback is full of amazing land formations, animals, and plants. We ll also see Mount Kilauea in Hawaii, one of the world s most active volcanoes, and New Caledonia, a South Pacific island full of plants that have been around since the age of the dinosaurs. We ll also discover the human legends and mysteries that surround these natural monuments. What other natural wonders do Australia and Oceania hold? To find out, we ll explore a snow-capped mountain, a crystal blue lagoon, and a vast wilderness in fascinating detail.
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