3-D Atlas & World Tour

3-D Atlas & World Tour Cover

3-D Atlas & World Tour

By Marie Javins; Chronicle Books

Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9780811860611, 96pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2008

Description
Much more than an atlas, this book is a virtual travel experience It includes more than 40 maps, 30 feature articles on impressive places, and more than 50 eye-popping 3-D photos of the world's most interesting sights. Readers visit the Grand Canyon, look down from the top of the Eiffel Tower, "snorkel" in the Great Barrier Reef, peek inside a blue ice cave in Antarctica, and more Physical maps are also rendered in 3-D, so mountains bulge out from the page.


About the Author
Marie Javins is a writer, comic-book editor, and world traveler who, in 2001, made a complete lap around the globe using ships, trains, buses, and other kinds of surface transportation (almost entirely without planes!). Since then she has lived in Australia, Spain, Uganda, Namibia, Kuwait, Egypt, New Jersey, and New York.