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Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian) [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at Feb. 24, 2016
Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian)  [Repost]

Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian) by Jerry Brotton
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1465424636 | 256 pages | PDF | 100 MB

Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Aug. 22, 2014
Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian)

Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian) by Jerry Brotton
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1465424636 | 256 pages | PDF | 99,5 MB

The world's finest maps explored and explained.
From Ptolemy's world map to the Hereford's Mappa Mundi, through Mercator's map of the world to the latest maps of the Moon and Google Earth, Great Maps provides a fascinating overview of cartography through the ages.

Star Finder!: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Night Sky (Smithsonian)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Dec. 14, 2017
Star Finder!: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Night Sky (Smithsonian)

Star Finder!: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Night Sky (Smithsonian) by DK, Smithsonian Institution
English | October 10th, 2017 | ISBN: 1465464751, 9781465464750 | 130 Pages | True PDF | 54.48 MB

From Orion to the Pleiades and Cassiopeia to Aries, this simple guide to star-hopping will takes kids on an exciting journey around the night sky's most famous constellations.

Smithsonian Earth - Wild Castles: Series 1 (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at April 17, 2018
Smithsonian Earth - Wild Castles: Series 1 (2017)

Smithsonian Earth - Wild Castles: Series 1 (2017)
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MP4/AVC @ 4250 Kbps | 5x~48min | 7.38 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The abandoned castles of Europe are magnificent markers of the continent's tempestuous history. But where they once hosted royalty, these empty, hulking structures are now overtaken by the wildlife and rich natural environments flourishing around them. From peregrine falcons ruling the bell towers of Germany's Heidelberg Castle, to exotic amphibians thriving in the spring-fed fountains of Spain's iconic Alhambra, explore the curious history of these imposing European structures and the creatures that call them home.

Smithsonian Channel - Sacred Sites: Chaco Canyon (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at April 15, 2018
Smithsonian Channel - Sacred Sites: Chaco Canyon (2016)

Smithsonian Channel - Sacred Sites: Chaco Canyon (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3245 Kbps | 46 min 0 s | 1.10 GiB
Audio: English AAC 80 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Embedded on a canyon floor in New Mexico are the broken ruins of ancient structures, buildings constructed over 1,000 years ago by the Pueblo civilization of Chaco Canyon. For over 300 years, this community grew and prospered under the leadership of a shadowy elite. But something happened that led to claims of bloodshed, human sacrifice, and even cannibalism. What happened? Our team of experts visits the remarkable landscape that this ancient civilization once called home to see what caused its swift and violent demise.

Smithsonian Earth - Waterworld Africa: Series 1 (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at April 15, 2018
Smithsonian Earth - Waterworld Africa: Series 1 (2017)

Smithsonian Earth - Waterworld Africa: Series 1 (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2200 Kbps | 8x~46min | 6.12 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Embark on a safari to a diverse and astonishing wilderness, like no other on Earth. From the mangrove forests of southern Africa to the natural abundance of the Okavango Delta, this series is a powerful testament to the amazing ability water has to spark life where none existed before.

Smithsonian Earth - Nomads of the Serengeti: Series 1 (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at April 8, 2018
Smithsonian Earth - Nomads of the Serengeti: Series 1 (2018)

Smithsonian Earth - Nomads of the Serengeti: Series 1 (2018)
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MP4/AVC @ 4899 Kbps | 5x~47min | 8.68 GiB
Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Join veteran Safari Guide Jean Du Plessis as he takes you on an exhilarating trip through the Serengeti with migrating wildebeest. In this five-part series, Jean follows the wildebeest on their odyssey, across some of Africa’s most incredible locales, including the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, and Katavi and Ruaha National Park, one of Africa’s most remote parks. With incredible never-before-seen access, Jean takes viewers on the expedition of a lifetime as a two million strong herd of wildebeest embarks on an 800 km year-long journey of survival.

Smithsonian Earth - Arabian Seas: Series 1 (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at April 3, 2018
Smithsonian Earth - Arabian Seas: Series 1 (2018)

Smithsonian Earth - Arabian Seas: Series 1 (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3200 Kbps | 5x~48min | 5.65 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The waters bordering the Arabian Peninsula are home to a host of unique marine animals: from predators like zebra sharks and giant stingrays, to camouflage kings like the cuttlefish and sea horse, to occasional visitors like the migrating whale shark and hawksbill turtle. Wade into this little-seen world of ocean oddities.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide San Francisco & Northern California, 2018 Edition  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at March 24, 2018
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide San Francisco & Northern California, 2018 Edition

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide San Francisco & Northern California, 2018 Edition by DK Travel
English | March 20th, 2018 | ISBN: 1465467874, 9781465467874 | 326 Pages | True PDF | 72.72 MB

The best places to visit in San Francisco–from the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and Coit Tower, to contemporary SFMOMA and the buzzing Fisherman's Wharf–are showcased in this guide with fantastic photography, illustrations, and detailed descriptions.

Smithsonian Channel - Epic Warrior Women: Amazons (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at March 23, 2018
Smithsonian Channel - Epic Warrior Women: Amazons (2017)

Smithsonian Channel - Epic Warrior Women: Amazons (2017)
WEBRip | 960x716 | .MKV/AVC @ 4011 Kbps | 44 min 11 s | 1.36 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 6 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Greek travelers and writers from the ancient world mythologized the Amazons, but these legendary female warriors were very real. They hailed from the ferocious nomadic Scythian tribes that controlled a huge swath of Central Asia and kept the great powers of Greece, Persia, and China at bay. With the help of recent archaeological findings, uncover the lives of these Amazons through the tale of a Scythian who grows up to become a horse warrior and leader of her tribe in a defining battle against the Persians in 6th century BC.