By: Attenborough, David
Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1987
Edition: First American Edition
Seller ID: 2202128
Binding: Large Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
First American edition. Pages faintly toned. Jacket lightly toned. 1987 Large Hardcover. 240 pp. Five and a half million years ago, the waters of the Atlantic flooded across an isthmus joining Morocco and Spain and into a vast trench in the earth's crust. The resulting cataract plunged for a century or so over a cliff many miles long and fifty times higher than Niagara, until at last the basin was filled and the Mediterranean Sea had been born. ...explores the history and current state of this fascinating region, which became the cradle of civilization. ...David Attenborough not only describes... View More...