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Desert

Title
Desert [electronic resource] / written by Miranda MacQuitty ; photographed by Alan Hills and Frank Greenaway.
Author
MacQuitty, Miranda.
Publication
New York : DK Pub., Inc., c2000.

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Description
1 online resource (64 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map.
Series Statement
  • Eyewitness
  • Gale virtual reference library
Uniform Title
  • Desert (Online)
  • DK eyewitness books.
Alternative Title
  • Desert (Online)
  • Eyewitness desert
Subjects
Genre/Form
Electronic books.
Note
  • Includes index.
Access (note)
  • Access restricted to authorized users.
Source of Description (note)
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
What is a desert? -- What is a desert made of? -- Rocky deserts -- Seas of sand -- Water in the desert -- After the rains -- How plants survive in the desert -- Insects -- Reptiles -- Birds -- Mammals -- Adapting to desert life -- Ship of the desert -- Camel regalia -- Domesticated animals -- Dwellings -- Food and drink -- Men's costume -- Women's costume -- Desert brides -- Jewelry -- Spinning and weaving -- Arts and crafts -- Exploring the desert -- Index.
Author
MacQuitty, Miranda.
Title
Desert [electronic resource] / written by Miranda MacQuitty ; photographed by Alan Hills and Frank Greenaway.
Imprint
New York : DK Pub., Inc., c2000.
Series
Eyewitness
Gale virtual reference library
DK eyewitness books.
Access
Access restricted to authorized users.
Summary
Examines the forces that form deserts and discusses the animals and people that inhabit them.
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Added Author
Hills, Alan.
Greenaway, Frank.
Gale Group.
Added Title
Eyewitness desert
Other Form:
Print version: Desert. New York : DK Pub., Inc., c2000 9780789466006
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