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Atlas of Improbable Places: A Journey to the World's Most Unusual Corners

by Travis Elborough Author

In this fascinating book, author and world traveler Travis Elborough traverses the world in search of the most bizarre and enticing destinations. From the secret Soviet town of Zheleznogorsk, unlisted on maps for nuclear security reasons, to the church tower of San Juan Parangaricutiro, the only structure left standing after the town was submerged in lava, Elborough explores and entertains as he visits some of the strangest places on the planet. For travel, geography, and world history enthusiasts, Atlas of Improbable Places is a must read, and a wonderful addition to any coffee table.