The Rocky Mountains
|Format:||Print Book 2004|
|Availability:||Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies|
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.
ContentsBackbone 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
Protecting the Rockies today.
|Series||Maynard, Charles W. (Charles William), 1955- Great mountain ranges of the world.|
Rocky Mountains -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| New York :PowerKids Press,2004
24 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 24 ) and index.