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Descript.
1 videodisc (220 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Det
DVD, wide screen (1.78:1); Dolby digital 5.1.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Performer
Sam Sheridan, host.
Note
Originally produced as a documentary television program in 2020.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
Audience
TV rating: TV-14.
Summary
Author and adventurer Sam Sheridan travels the globe in search of the most cursed places on Earth. Entrenching himself in macabre modern-day culture, Sam explores the region's haunting history and fascinating folklore, employs cutting-edge science to illuminate the dangers of the curse, and paints a new and revealing portrait of a doomed place and the people who live there in the process.
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Sheridan, Sam.
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Title
Atlas of cursed places (Television program)
ISBN/ISSN
0786936887860
Call #
910 B
Descript.
296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note
"First published in the United Kingdom in 2017 by Aurum Press, an imprint of the Quarto Group"--Title page verso.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-286) and index.
Contents
Introduction -- Unruly islands. Les Minquiers ; The United States Minor Outlying Islands and the United Micronations Multi-Oceanic Archipelago ; The new Spratly Islands ; Bothnia's rising islands ; The Philippines' 534 discoveries ; Wild strawberries : traffic island -- Enclaves and uncertain nations. The Ladin Valleys ; The eruv at Bondi Beach ; The Ferghana Valley ; The Saharan sand wall ; New Russia ; The Sovereign Military Order of Malta ; The Stratford Republic -- Utopian places. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ; Cybertopia ; The new nomads ; Nek Chand's rock garden ; Christiania ; Helsinki wild harvest ; City of helicopters ; City without ground -- Ghostly places. The phantom tunnel of Shinjuku Station ; Skywalks ; The Boys Village ; British graveyard, Shimla ; Dau movie set ; Magical London ; Tsunami stones and nuclear markers -- Hidden places. Garbage city, Cairo ; Off street view : Hidden Hills and the slums of Wanathamulla ; Trap streets ; The uncharted Congo -- Flat 2, 18 Royston Mains Street, Edinburgh ; Spikescape ; Yulin underground Naval Base, Hainan Island ; Under Jerusalem -- Doggerland -- The new Arctic -- Conshelf Undersea Station -- Epilogue.
Summary
New islands are under construction or emerging because of climate change. Eccentric enclaves and fantastic utopian experiments are multiplying. Once-secret fantasy gardens are cracking open their doors to outsiders. Our world is becoming stranger by the day--and Alastair Bonnett observes and captures every fascinating change.
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9780226513843 (cloth ; alk. paper)
022651384X (cloth ; alk. paper)
Call #
J 910 C
Descript.
128 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
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Series
Note
Includes index.
Summary
Combines descriptions of the world's cultures, landscapes, animals, and cities with National Geographic photography and a series of projects, from growing a rainforest in a bottle to singing a song in Spanish.
This charming reference introduces young readers to the wider world by exploring languages, landscapes, weather, animals, capital cities, mountains, deserts, and other landscapes and landforms, and more. It encourages kids to get play with activities such as creating a mini-rainforest in a bottle and singing a simple song in Spanish. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with kid-friendly and age-appropriate maps along with basic facts about each continent. This book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, or any other time.
Contents
North America -- South America -- Europe -- Asia -- Africa -- Australia -- Antarctica.
Subject
Title
First big book of the world.
ISBN/ISSN
9781426320507
1426320507
9781426320514
1426320515
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