Islands Around the World
The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, 15.12.2008 - 32 Seiten
There are many different kinds of islands and processes by which they form, and this captivating book allows your readers a comprehensive understanding. Islands are presented as centers of commerce and home to many endemic species of plants and animals. Featured are such varied islands as: Greenland, Manhattan, and the Galapagos.
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Akrotiri atolls Barrier islands became an island caldera called continental cities CLIMATE AND WILDLIFE coast colonized conservation Continental islands coral reefs Crete crowded islands erosion erupts EXTINCTION fishing flightless birds forests Galapagos Greenland habitats HABITATS Island huge hunting independence Indian Ocean Inuit ISLAND ENVIRONMENTS ISLAND HABITATS island of Santorini Island type island wildlife Islands by Neil Islands J2 islands lie Knossos LAGOON land landmasses large islands lava ledge that surrounds lemurs Madagascar Main industries Maldives Manhattan Island lies Maori mining Minoan molten rock mountains National status Neil Morris Raintree oceanic islands Pacific Papua New Guinea park plants and animals plate tectonics plates drift polar Polynesians Population PowerKiDS press Remote islands ring of volcanoes RISING SEAS risk satellite view sediment settled species sq km sq miles swelling the oceans tectonic plates threatened tortoises Tourism tsunamis Tuataras unique wildlife volcanic activity volcanic islands Western New Guinea world's largest island Zealand