The great infographic book about the North Sea. Over 300 pages covering topics such as Geography, Islands, Flora & Fauna, Climate & Environment, Society & Economy, Seafaring, Art & Culture and Sports. Discover the North Sea in a brand new way.
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New release: 10-10-2022
Author: Jan Wittenbrink
Format: 21 x 27 cm
Number of pages: 324
Climate-neutral print in Germany
How was the North Sea created?
Where are its borders, and what differentiates it from other seas. What is special about the North Sea tides? And why is the „Wadden Sea" called that way? Answers to these questions can be found in the Geography chapter.
A lot of the North Sea islands are popular vacation spots. Their origin, their similarities and differences and what island fits you well can be discovered in this chapter.
Seals and Herrings are among the most popular representatives of the North Sea Fauna. Which animals can be find in and near the sea as well, what kind of plants can live off the salty ground and why Nature Conservation plays a key role in the North Sea region is expained in detail in the Flora & Fauna chapter.
Wind and water define live at the North Sea. Where the variable weather in the region comes from, if freak waves exist in the North Sea and what strategies and constructions humans developed in order to be protected from storm surges will be covered in the Climate & Environment chapter.
The North Sea region connects eight countries and countless people. It attracts tourists, is home to many and an economic area. How did settlements occur there? What shapes tourism in this region, what role do offshore windparks and the production of oil and gas play? This topics will be discussed in the society and economy chapter
The North Sea is one of earths most navigated sea. Ferrys, Cargo boats, Cruise boats, Fishing boats and many more inhabit the sea surface. In this chapter we will have a close look at the most important harbours and their role in the international seafaring, we'll visit the highest towers of the North Sea and their beacons and wander on the traces of the Hanse.
The North Sea region is an important cultural space as well. What languages and dialects are spoken here, what spooky stories about the sea are told and which century-old tradtions are carried out here is told in this chapter. In addition, music, literature and movies inspired by the North Sea are portrayed.
There is more to do while on a vacation at the North Sea than just lying on the beach: Sailing, Surfing, Kite or beachvolleyball are just a few of the beloved types of sport that can be carried out here. Best Spots for Surfing, rules for bathing and what types of sport are especially curious will be explained in this chapter.
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