Atlas of Improbable Places
A Journey to the World's Most Unusual CornersBook - 2016
Journey from Flevopolder, a Scandinavian region reclaimed from the sea, to Aokigahara, the Demon Forest of Japan and the world's second most popular spot for committing suicide. Elborough and Horsfield take you on a voyage to the world's most incredible destinations, and explore the truths and myths behind their creation. They exist as symbols of worship, testaments to kingships, and reflections on man's own relationship with the world around us.
Publisher: London : Aurum Press Ltd, 2016.
Characteristics: 224 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm