The Atlas of the World's Deserts examines the hostile and extreme environments that characterize deserts, and is divided into chapters that concentrate on specific aspects of a desert's geology, life forms, history, and future.
For more information including sample pages, visit the Atlas of the World's Deserts web site.
Also includes 160 color maps and photos.
Taylor and Francis; October 2003
- ISBN 9781135456146
- Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
- Title: Atlas of the World's Deserts
- Author: Nathaniel Harris
In The Press
'An attractive book, written for the nonspecialist, that portrays nature with a wealth of simple maps, lovely photographs, and considerable basic introductory information... Both a browsing book and beginning reference book... Recommended for high-school, public, and undergraduate libraries.'-- Booklist/RBB
'Gorgeous color photographs, detailed maps, and clear and authoritative scientific explanations make this atlas both informative and captivating... A particular nice feature is that the geographical location and other details of each photograph are consistently provided.' -- SciTech Book News