From the distinguished New York Public Library comes a fascinating answer book about world geography How far is it to the center of the earth? Where is the world's wettest place? How did Venezuela get its name? What countries make up the Middle East? What is Hadrian's Wall? What and where is Oceania? Written in the wide-ranging, fact-filled style that has made the NYPL reference books famous, The New York Public Library Amazing World Geography presents more than 200 challenging and intriguing questions about world geography. Also included are informative lists, illustrations, fun facts, and sidebars that will excite and engage any reader's interest, and encourage further exploration of this intriguing subject.
THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY's bestselling reference books include The New York Public Library Desk Reference, The New York Public Library Book of Answers, The New York Public Library Student's Desk Reference, and The New York Public Library Kids' Guide to Research. Andrea Sutcliffe is a freelance writer and editor, as well as a contributor to the National Geographic Desk Reference.