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Atlas of Cursed Places

A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations

By Olivier Le Carrer

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Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 October 2015
This alluring read includes 40 locations that are rife with disaster, chaos, paranormal activity, and death. The locations gathered here include the dangerous Strait of Messina, home of the mythical sea monsters Scylla and Charybdis; the coal town of Jharia, where the ground burns constantly with fire; Kasanka National Park in Zambia, where 8 million migrating bats darken the skies; the Nevada Triangle in the Sierra Nevada mountains, where hundreds of aircraft have disappeared; and Aokigahara Forest near Mount Fuji in Japan, the world's second most popular suicide location following the Golden Gate Bridge.

About the Author

Olivier Le Carrer is a journalist and passionate sailor. He has spent the last thirty years exploring the shores of the planet. He has written several books on cartography and navigation with the illustrator Sibylle Le Carrer.

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"[For] those who believe the world is still full of mysteries to investigate."--Atlas Obscura

EAN: 9781631910005
ISBN: 1631910000
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Dimensions: 26.16 x 19.05 x 2.29 centimeters (0.73 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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