Earth As Art
by Lawrence Friedl, et al.
Publisher: NASA 2012
Number of pages: 172
This book celebrates Earth's aesthetic beauty in the patterns, shapes, colors, and textures of the land, oceans, ice, and atmosphere. The book features 75 stunning images of Earth from the Terra, Landsat 5, Landsat 7, EO-1, and Aqua satellites. The images are intended for viewing enjoyment rather than scientific interpretation.
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by Diane E. Boyer, Robert H. Webb - Utah State University Press
In 1923, America paid close attention, as a government party descended the Colorado to survey Grand Canyon. Led by Claude Birdseye, the expedition not only made the first accurate survey of the river gorge but sought to decide the canyon's fate.
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- National Academies Press
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- CK-12 Foundation
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