Penguin Book: Wild, Beautiful Places: Picture-Perfect Journeys Around the Globe

Penguin Book: Wild, Beautiful Places: Picture-Perfect Journeys Around the Globe

Penguin Book: Wild, Beautiful Places: Picture-Perfect Journeys Around the Globe

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  • Publisher: National Geographic
  • Date of Publication: Oct 25, 2016
  • Photos by Nat Geo Shooters
  • Additional Photos from Archives
  • Foreword by George Stone
  • Hardcover, 320 Pages
  • 50 of Earth's Most Pristine/Scenic Areas
  • Practical Travel Information
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Penguin 9781426217401 overview

  • 1Description

See the world's wildest, most remote, and most breathtaking locations in Wild, Beautiful Places: Picture-Perfect Journeys Around the Globe, a Penguin book. Published by National Geographic and featuring a foreword by George W. Stone, Editor in Chief of National Geographic Traveler magazine, it's full of stunning shots by Nat Geo photographers and vintage photos pulled from the Society's archives. Highlighting 50 of Earth's most pristine, scenic locales, the book combines images and accessible, engaging descriptions, while also offering practical travel information.

This book encompasses everything from otherworldly, secluded valleys to far-flung, majestic mountain ranges. National Geographic shooters share their favorite images from around the globe and tell you how they got them. The historical photos from the archives allow you to witness unforgettable moments from old Society explorations in rugged, distant places, and offer a glimpse into the bygone days of these exotic regions.

Table of Contents
  • Foreword
  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Australia, South Pacific, & Antarctica
  • Index
  • Illustration Credits
Featured Locations
Locations shot in the book include but are not limited to the following:
  • Molokai, Hawaii, United States
  • Swiss Alps
  • Nahanni National Park, Northwest Territories, Canada
  • Adelbert Range, Papua New Guinea
  • Huangshan Mountains, Anhui Province, China
  • Bay of Fires, Tasmania, Australia
  • Faroe Islands, Denmark
  • Pantanal, Brazil
  • Point Reyes National Seashore, California, United States
  • Orosi Valley, Costa Rica
  • Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Temple of Edfu, Egypt
  • Rugen Island, Germany
  • La Paz, Bolivia
  • Namsaqua National Park, Namibia
  • Sancy Mountains, France
  • Skellig Islands, Ireland
  • South Tirol, Italy
  • National Bison Range, Montana, United States
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand
Table of Contents
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Penguin 9781426217401 specs

Subject The world's wildest, most remote, and most beautiful places
Photographer Various National Geographic shooters
Hard/Soft Cover Hardcover
Number of Pages 320
Illustrations Yes, photos
ISBN Number 9781426217401
Publisher National Geographic
Date Published Oct 25, 2016
Dimensions 9.1 x 11.9" / 23.1 x 30.2 cm

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