"There are mysterious places and structures around the world that raise intriguing questions about their origins, construction, and effects. Who is responsible for the Great Pyramid in Egypt? Why have so many aircraft and boats disappeared while traveling through the Bermuda Triangle? Who built Stonehenge with its precise astronomical alignments? For years, scientists have searched for answers to these and other questions. While some plausible theories have been put forth, questions remain.
Mysterious Places is a fascinating read. Travel to Egypt, London, and the open waters to learn about the world's most fascinating mysteries.
PUBLISHER'S NOTE: Each title in this series contains a foreword by the Senior Research Fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, color photos throughout, and back matter that includes an index and further resource lists of books, films, and Internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series, encouraging library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content-rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers can reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos provide links via QR codes to online video content that gives a multimedia dimension to the topics. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.
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