The Urals (Mountains Around the World) (Paperback)

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The Ural Mountains form a natural boundary called the "Stone Belt" between Europe and Asia. Rich in mineral deposits, the Urals have long been a major source of industry for Russia. This fascinating book describes the geological makeup and history of the Ural mountain range, as well as the cultures and ways of life of the people in Russia and Kazakhstan who live in its shadow. Special sections also decribe the plants and animals that thrive in this mountain habitat, as well as the unique problems facing this region.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780778775713
ISBN-10: 0778775712
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication Date: August 15th, 2011
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Mountains Around the World