Underground Cities: Mapping The Tunnels, Transits And Networks Underneath Our Feet

September 22, 2020|
Underground Cities: Mapping The Tunnels, Transits And Networks Underneath Our Feet by Mark Ovenden
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With over 60 per cent of the world''s population living in cities, the networks beneath our feet - which keep the cities above moving - are more important than ever before. Yet we never truly see how these amazing feats of engineering work.<BR <BR Just how deep do the tunnels go? Where do the sewers, bunkers and postal trains run? And, how many tunnels are there under our streets? Each featured city presents a ‘skyline of the underground'' through specially commissioned cut-away illustrations and unique cartography. <BR <BR Drawing on geography, cartography and historical oddities, Mark Ovenden explores what our cities look like from the bottom up.<BR
Mark Ovendenis a British writer and broadcaster. At the age of seven, he travelled alone ten miles on the London Underground, armed only with a map. He later gained entry to a Graphic Design course by submitting a reworking of the London tube map. His previous books areTransit Maps of the World,Great Railway Maps of the World,Metro Map...
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Title:Underground Cities: Mapping The Tunnels, Transits And Networks Underneath Our FeetFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:224 pages, 11.75 X 9.85 X 1.3 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 11.75 X 9.85 X 1.3 inPublished:22 septembre 2020Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:178131893X

ISBN - 13:9781781318935

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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