Window Seat goes where no book has gone before - from a lofty perch of 35,000 feet it decodes the sights you see as you fly across North America. There's nothing else like it Flying doesn't have to be a boring, uncomfortable affair. When you know how to "read" the landscape from above, a whole world of geography and history unfolds at your feet. Broken up by region, Window Seat shows how to spot and decode myriad geographical features - landforms, waterways, clear-cuts, freeway systems, suburban sprawl, grid patterns, crop patterns, city planning, and much, much more. With 70 aerial photographs, transparent overlays showing major air routes and sights, and line-drawings throughout, his sleek little handbook is the perfect flight companion.