Visit the world's wildest places with Royal Geographical Society writer Chris Fitch who takes us on a journey through diverse kingdoms, some remote and unspoilt, some inhospitable wilderness, and some unexplored and largely unknown. We encounter nature's diversity and abundance in remote jungles, incredible natural phenomena such as lightning inducing lakes and acidic mud baths, and places of gradual change such as Chernobyl, that after being left abandoned for years are returning to a natural wilderness. With numerous beautiful maps and evocative photography, this is a special and powerful book.
Hardback, 208 pages.
Measures 26 x 18.5 cm.
With 45 maps and 45 black and white photographs.
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