The Rocky Mountains

by Maynard, Charles W. 1955-

Format: Print Book 2004
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Summary
South America lies entirely in the Southern Hemisphere. It is home to many natural and man-made wonders, including the Andes, the world's longest mountain range at about 5,000 miles long; the Amazon, the world's second longest river at about 4,000 miles long; and São Paulo, Brazil, the city with 9,785,640 people, the third largest city population in the world.
Contents
Backbone of a continent
The ancient Rockies
Fire and ice
A range of climates
Plant life zones
Rocky Mountain animals
A rich economy
Exploring the Rockies
Early peoples
Protecting the Rockies today.

Additional Information
Series Maynard, Charles W. (Charles William), 1955- Great mountain ranges of the world.
Subjects Mountains.
Rocky Mountains -- Juvenile literature.
Rocky Mountains.
Publisher New York :PowerKids Press,2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 24 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 24 ) and index.
ISBN 0823966984
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