Mysteries of mankind

Earth's unexplained landmarks
prepared by the Book Division National Geographic Society
Book - 1992

Photographs and text examine the temples, mausoleums, and mysterious patterns on the earth's face that have been left by humans throughout the ages.

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Corporate Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : The Society, c1992.
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520 |a Photographs and text examine the temples, mausoleums, and mysterious patterns on the earth's face that have been left by humans throughout the ages. 
505 0 |a Prologue: Giza, Egypt, and Knossos, Crete: the lure of mysteries / George E. Stuart -- Palenque, Mexico: messages to the gods / Gene S. Stuart -- Mount Li, Xi'an, China: where the tiger holds court / Ann Nottingham Kelsall -- Easter Island, Chile: stone sentinels / Jo Anne Van Tilburg -- Stonehenge, England: sacred circles / Brian M. Fagan -- Medicine wheels, United States and Canada: puzzles of the Plains / Tom Melham -- Nazca lines, Peru: patterns on the desert / Anthony F. Aveni -- Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe: rich in cattle and gold / Brian M. Fagan -- Nan Madol, Federated States of Micronesia: on the reef of heaven / Cynthia Russ Ramsay. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 197) and index. 
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