Atlas of Geographical Curiosities, Hardback Book

Atlas of Geographical Curiosities Hardback


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The Atlas of Geographical Curiosities – a glorious celebration of an unusual world.

Welcome to this compendium of interesting, unexpected and downright bizarre geographical anomalies that are guaranteed to delight and inspire.

The world is full of little-known facts that have sometimes been a source of diplomatic or military struggle.

Many still exist under the radar now to be revealed by this entertaining treasure trove. Where else can you discover:Countries that do not really existA UK hotel room which became Yugoslavian for one day onlyAn island which is Spanish for six months of the year and French for the other sixA city which is officially constituted by one single high-rise (14 floor) buildingThe world's first and only railway that belonged to one country and ran across anotherA hotel room whose bedroom is in France and whose bathroom is in SwitzerlandBir Tawil which is one of the very few territories on earth not claimed by any countryThe only place in the world where you can find so-called counter-enclaves where in a 20-minute walk around the town you can cross an international border at least 50 times at 50 different pointsThe world is full of wonderful and strange geographical irregularities.

Turn to the Atlas of Geographical Curiosities to uncover more little known but important facts. 


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