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Cities of the world as seen from space

K. N. Au

Cities of the world as seen from space

by K. N. Au

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Published by Geocarto International Centre in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- Photographs from space.,
  • Artificial satellites in geographical research.,
  • Urban geography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by K.N. Au ; foreword by Kamlesh Lulla ; essays by Bengt Paulsson ... [et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF125 .A9 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination167 p. :
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15324909M

      Earth From Space presents stunning color photographs of: Coastal ports and major world cities Military installations such as the Russian Pacific submarine fleet Rebuilding lower Manhattan and the Pentagon after 9/11 Landscapes of wars including Iraq and Iran Rain forests, wetlands, coral reefs, rivers and mountains Effects of deforestation and Reviews: 3.   This is a beautifully presented book on over cities of the world. What I like so much about it is that not all the cities are famous, some you may never have heard of before, but they tempt you into wanting to get lost in its images and information about them.4/5(10).

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      Are you ready for a wonderful virtual trip around the world? Today I’ve combined most famous landmarks all over the world in a simple list for you. They are the most recognizable images of the modern world and the most photographed. –That’s why taking a superior point and shoot camera can be a great idea! Enjoy the [ ]. Lonely Planet’s bestselling The Cities Book is back. Fully revised and updated, it’s a celebration of of the world’s most exciting urban destinations, beautifully photographed and packed with trip advice and recommendations from our experts – making it the perfect companion for any traveller deciding where to .


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Looking east from a location southwest of Ireland, an astronaut took this nighttime panorama of population centers in Ireland and the United : Cindy Evans. Photographs from space Photographies spatiales: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cities of the world as seen from space.

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