The Andes (Mountains Around the World) (Hardcover)

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Running almost the full length of South America on its western coast, the Andes is the longest continental mountain range in the world. This remote and harsh environment saw the rise and fall of one of the great ancient civilizations of the world - the Incas. This fascinating book describes the geological makeup and history of the Andes mountain range, and how it is intertwined with the cultures and ways of life of the people in South America who live in its shadow. Special sections also decribe the plants and animals that thrive in this mountain habitat, as well as the unique problems facing this region.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780778775607
ISBN-10: 0778775607
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication Date: August 15th, 2011
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Mountains Around the World