Earth from Space

Earth from Space Epic Stories of the Natural World

Hardback (11 Apr 2019) | English

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Synopsis

You don't know home until you leave it.

With over 200 spectacular images, including astonishing satellite images and stills from the BBC Natural History Unit's footage, Earth from Space reveals our planet as you've never seen it before.

For decades we competed to be the first to reach space, but it was when we looked back at Earth that we were truly awestruck. Now, for the first time, using advanced satellite images we can show the earth's surface, its mega structures, weather patterns and natural wonders in breathtaking detail.

From the colours and patterns that make up our planet to the mass migrations and seismic changes that shape it, Earth from Space sheds new light on the planet we call home. It reveals the intimate stories behind the breathtaking images, following herds of elephants crossing the plains of Africa and turtles travelling on ocean currents that are invisible unless seen from space. The true colours of our blue planet are revealed, from the striped tulip fields of Holland to the green swirl of a plankton super bloom that attracts a marine feeding frenzy. Whether it's the world's largest beaver dam - so remote it was only discovered through satellite imagery - or newly formed islands born from volcanic eruptions, discover a new perspective on our ever-changing planet.

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BBC Books

BBC Books

BBC Books is the publisher of choice for titles relating to BBC programmes and personalities. One of the UK’s leading imprints in non-fiction publishing, BBC Books has had particular success in the food and drink, gardening, history, natural history, humour and travel genres. Amongst our authors are some of Britain’s best-known and best-loved TV personalities including Delia Smith, David Attenborough, Alan Titchmarsh, Rick Stein and Ainsley Harriott.

Book information

ISBN: 9781785943539
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Imprint: BBC Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 508
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 12587
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 1720g
Height: 261mm
Width: 288mm
Spine width: 30mm