Uluru: Sacred Rock of the Australian Desert

Uluru: Sacred Rock of the Australian Desert

by Jennifer Hurtig


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Natural Wonders leads young readers on a fascinating virtual tour of some of the world's greatest geographical features. Each book in the series teaches readers geography skills and reveals fascinating facts. Readers will learn how human activity modifies the physical environment and how culture influences people's perceptions of places and regions. Colorful photographs, detailed maps, informative charts, and classroom activities highlight the features of each natural wonder.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590364543
Publisher: Av2 by Weigl
Publication date: 10/28/2006
Series: Natural Wonders Ser.
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Rising above the Plains 4

Where in the World? 6

A Trip Back in Time 8

Geology at Work 10

Wildlife around Uluru 12

Early Explorers 14

The Big Picture 16

People of Uluru 18

Cultural Heritage 20

Natural Attractions 22

Key Issues: Climbing Uluru 24

Timeline 26

What Have You Learned? 28

Find Out for Yourself 30

Glossary/Index 32

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