Everything About Mars

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Mars has always fascinated humanity and the findings of the past decade have revolutionized ideas about our nearest neighbour - revealing its watery past and geological similarity to Earth.
This book provides fact after fact about Mars for information hungry children and interested adults.
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My Ebook Publishing House via PublishDrive
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Published on
Jan 12, 2016
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Pages
60
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ISBN
9781310133688
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Language
English
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Genres
Science / Space Science
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