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Lye, Keith

Overview
Works: 398 works in 996 publications in 8 languages and 34,687 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  World atlases  Maps  History  Encyclopedias  Reference works  World maps  Remote-sensing images  Scientific atlases  Children's atlases 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Contributor, Creator, Cartographer, Other, Recipient, Redactor
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Most widely held works by Keith Lye
Oxford new concise world atlas by George Philip & Son( )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The New Concise World Atlas, Second Edition offers a look at the word around us - an affordable, easy-to-use reference for the global citizen. Opening with six pages of world statistics and a heavily illustrated thematic section, this atlas provides a broad overview of Earth, placing the human world in the larger context of the universe. In twenty-two compact yet compelling articles, the various human and natural forces altering the planet are explained through a balanced combination of informative text, instructive charts and graphs, vibrant photography, and sophisticated cartography."--Jacket
Encyclopedia of African nations and civilizations( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of the political and economic status of each of the five main regions of Africa, examines areas of particular significance to the cultural development of Africa as a whole, and features alphabetically arranged articles that trace the history of each African nation and civilization. Includes maps, illustrations, and chronologies
Mountains by Keith Lye( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines different kinds of mountains, their wildlife, and their inhabitants and stresses the need for conservation of mountain resources
Passport to Spain by Keith Lye( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the geography, people, industry, natural resources, and culture of Spain
The complete atlas of the world by Keith Lye( )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the world's geography, its people, and their impact on the environment
Africa by Malcolm Porter( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to the land, economy, culture, and people of Africa
Europe by Malcolm Porter( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and French and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a variety of information about the countries and continent of Europe, with maps, facts, and illustrations
The earth by Keith Lye( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various aspects of the earth, including its formation, rocks and minerals, geological changes, and weather
Take a trip to Antarctica by Keith Lye( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the geography and animal life of Antarctica. Also discusses the work of the many scientific research stations that are located on this the world's fifth largest but also its coldest continent
Measuring and maps by Keith Lye( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the science of geography as measured by globes, maps, latitude, longitude, and map symbols, and presents related projects
The Kingfisher reference atlas : an a-z guide to countries of the world by Brian Williams( )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes an illustrated relief map and a brief description of every country in the world along with important facts and figures, flags, population information, and an economic survey for each
Take a trip to Mexico by Keith Lye( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs introduce the scenery of our southern neighbor, as well as various aspects of that country's way of life
Deserts by Keith Lye( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of different kinds of deserts and the plants, animals, and people that make their home in them
Asia by Malcolm Porter( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial introduction to Asian countries, including maps of each region, a description of its physical makeup, and full-color flags and statistical information for each country represented
Our planet the earth by Keith Lye( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents questions and answers about the planet earth, its composition, and the forces which are constantly changing it
Take a trip to Russia by Keith Lye( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs introduce Russia, the fourth largest country in the world and its leading wheat and steel producer
Take a trip to Wales by Keith Lye( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in Dutch and English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction, in text and photographs, to the geography, history, economy, culture, and people of Wales, the smallest of the three countries that make up Great Britain
Take a trip to Argentina by Keith Lye( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in Dutch and English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs present a simple introduction to South America's second-largest country
Rocks and minerals by Keith Lye( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and French and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the different kinds of rocks and minerals, how they are formed, and their various uses
Philip's world factbook by Keith Lye( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip's World Factbook contains articles and maps for all the countries of the world, arranged in alphabetical order. A simple locator map shows the position of the country within its region, and the national flag is illustrated with an explanation of its origin. The smallest countries or islands, such as the islands of the Atlantic Ocean, are grouped together within their region. A few very small countries are found alongside their larger neighbors; for example, Andorra and Gibraltar are sorted with the entry for Spain
 
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Encyclopedia of African nations and civilizations
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Lye, K.

Lye, Keith

Lye, Keith 1933-

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Encyclopedia of African nations and civilizationsMountainsAfricaEuropeThe earthDesertsAsiaRocks and mineralsPhilip's world factbook