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The Resource Atlas of cursed places : a travel guide to dangerous and frightful destinations, Olivier Le Carrer, Sibylle Le Carrer

Atlas of cursed places : a travel guide to dangerous and frightful destinations, Olivier Le Carrer, Sibylle Le Carrer

Label
Atlas of cursed places : a travel guide to dangerous and frightful destinations
Title
Atlas of cursed places
Title remainder
a travel guide to dangerous and frightful destinations
Statement of responsibility
Olivier Le Carrer, Sibylle Le Carrer
Title variation
Travel guide to dangerous and frightful destinations
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
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
Member of
Summary
Profiles forty locations across the globe that have come to be known for the horrific deeds done there, their mysterious inhabitants, and the paranormal activities witnessed there, including Aokigahara, Strait of Messina, and Poveglia
Tone
Writing style
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10461101
Cataloging source
DLC
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Le Carrer, Olivier
Dewey number
001.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
Literary form
non fiction
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Le Carrer, Sibylle
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True
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  • Hazardous geographic environments
  • Parapsychology and geography
  • Haunted places
  • Haunted places
  • Hazardous geographic environments
  • Parapsychology and geography
Target audience
adult
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a travel guide to dangerous and frightful destinations
Label
Atlas of cursed places : a travel guide to dangerous and frightful destinations, Olivier Le Carrer, Sibylle Le Carrer
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Château de Montségur : Satan's Synagogue -- Rocca-Sparviera : The Phantom Village -- Nuremberg : The Sinister Reverberation of Marching Boots -- Oumaradi : Shipwrecked by the Sands -- Charybdis and Scylla : A High-Risk Cruise -- Kasanka National Park : The Invasion of the Bats -- Valley of the Kings : The Curse of Aten -- Moriah and Golgotha : Spiritual Nightmares -- Kibera : An Uncharted Cesspool -- Zapadnaya Litsa :The Antechamber of Hell -- Gulf of Aden : Hunting Ground of Pirates -- Gur-Emir : The Malevolent Mausoleum -- Thilafushi : The Toxic Lagoon -- Jharia : Underground Inferno -- Sunda Strait : The Monster Krakatoa -- Houtman Abrolhos : Massacre of the Shipwrecked -- Aokigahara : The Suicide Forest -- Cape York : In the Land of the Killer Crocodiles -- Takuu : An Atoll Living on Borrowed Time -- Nauru : Blighted by Phosphate -- Mavericks : The Big Wave A Cold-Blooded Monster -- Nevada Triangle : A Danger in the Sky -- Tonina : The Mystery of the Mayas -- Amityville : The Devil's Lair -- Cité Soleil : All the Misfortunes on Earth -- Cape Horn : Sailors' Nightmare -- Bermuda Triangle : Empire of Enigmas -- Sable Island : A Ship Trap in the Atlantic -- Cumbre Vieja : Birthplace of the Tsunami -- Eilean Mor : Lighthouse Mystery
Control code
ocn921048309
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
142 pages
Isbn
9781631910005
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015024937
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (color)
System control number
(OCoLC)921048309
Label
Atlas of cursed places : a travel guide to dangerous and frightful destinations, Olivier Le Carrer, Sibylle Le Carrer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Château de Montségur : Satan's Synagogue -- Rocca-Sparviera : The Phantom Village -- Nuremberg : The Sinister Reverberation of Marching Boots -- Oumaradi : Shipwrecked by the Sands -- Charybdis and Scylla : A High-Risk Cruise -- Kasanka National Park : The Invasion of the Bats -- Valley of the Kings : The Curse of Aten -- Moriah and Golgotha : Spiritual Nightmares -- Kibera : An Uncharted Cesspool -- Zapadnaya Litsa :The Antechamber of Hell -- Gulf of Aden : Hunting Ground of Pirates -- Gur-Emir : The Malevolent Mausoleum -- Thilafushi : The Toxic Lagoon -- Jharia : Underground Inferno -- Sunda Strait : The Monster Krakatoa -- Houtman Abrolhos : Massacre of the Shipwrecked -- Aokigahara : The Suicide Forest -- Cape York : In the Land of the Killer Crocodiles -- Takuu : An Atoll Living on Borrowed Time -- Nauru : Blighted by Phosphate -- Mavericks : The Big Wave A Cold-Blooded Monster -- Nevada Triangle : A Danger in the Sky -- Tonina : The Mystery of the Mayas -- Amityville : The Devil's Lair -- Cité Soleil : All the Misfortunes on Earth -- Cape Horn : Sailors' Nightmare -- Bermuda Triangle : Empire of Enigmas -- Sable Island : A Ship Trap in the Atlantic -- Cumbre Vieja : Birthplace of the Tsunami -- Eilean Mor : Lighthouse Mystery
Control code
ocn921048309
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
142 pages
Isbn
9781631910005
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015024937
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (color)
System control number
(OCoLC)921048309

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