More than 500 astonishing lists and oddites fill this unusual compendium of geographical trivia. From a list of countries with the lowest number of international tourists per year, to information about the largest countries in the world without an FM station, this book of wide-ranging curiosities makes minutia from across the world fascinating.
Brandt Maxwell is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. He has a B.S. and M.S. in atmospheric sciences from the University of Kansas. Maxwell has traveled extensively throughout the world, having visited more than 50 countries and 49 of the 50 U.S. states. This book is the result of his life-long passion for a variety of geographical topics. He lives in San Diego, California.