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Secrets Underground: North America's Buried Past

Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $33.99
Our Price: $6.50 CAD
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ISBN: 9781554516315
Publisher: Annick Press
Language: English
Page Count: 96
Publication Date: 1/9/2014
Size: 9.25" l x 7.50" w x 0.25"
Series: N/A

Category Subject
Young Adult Nonfiction History
Uncover the spine-tingling mysteries and eerie surprises that lurk right under your feet!

In Secrets Underground, history buff Elizabeth MacLeod takes readers deep down, below the earth’s surface, and introduces them to a completely different world - sometimes terrifying, often baffling, and always fascinating.

• the Civil War secrets carefully concealed in Organ Cave, West Virginia
• the top-secret equipment that lies deep below Grand Central Terminal in New York City
• how the Aztec city Tenochtitlan, the largest and most powerful city of its time in what is now North America, nearly disappeared without a trace
• the abandoned ships buried beneath San Francisco that reveal the city’s history as a top destination for fortune seekers during the Gold Rush
• the nuclear shelter the U.S. government kept hidden for decades underneath an exclusive resort in West Virginia called The Greenbrier.

Guiding readers through these fascinating places, MacLeod reveals their long-kept secrets and deftly explains how these lost and hidden subterranean passages, spaces, and caves answer decades-old puzzles, help us understand our own past, and lead us to discover what life was really like in eras gone by.

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