Revised with all recent border, place-name, and flag changes around the world, including the new nation of East Timor. Essential Atlas of the World consists of a series of global thematic maps showing the World Today followed by an Atlas of the World's Regions, which includes 7 politically colored overview maps with continental factfiles, and an Index-Gazetteer featuring 20,000 of the world's most important places, informative data profiles of each country, plus a glossary of geographical terms.
From the vast Sahara desert to the smallest European cities, and with over 65 maps using the latest digital mapping, the Essential World Atlas 9th Edition brings you the Earth in more detail than ever before. The Essential World Atlas 9th Edition is the indispensable guide to our fascinating planet, mapping the political and physical world, the global economy, time zones, population, languages, climate, region, and global conflict with information, photographs, and diagrams, Explore data profiles of each country with detailed facts, key statistics and time zones from across the globe. Delve further into the geography of our planet with a full index of over 20,000 entries, making the Essential World Atlas 9th Edition the perfect reference for business, home or school. Previous edition ISBN 9781409366096
Author : DK PUBLISHING
ISBN : 1405308982
Genre : Atlases, British
File Size : 56.75 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
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Have the world at your fingertips with this compact, quick reference atlas. 60 maps of astonishing clarity reveal the world's continents, regions and countries. Includes detailed factfiles on every nation, key statistics, time zones and a full index with over 20,000 place names. Ideal for home, school or office use.
Fully revised and updated for an 8th edition, the Student World Atlas brings the Earth's geography to life with state-of-the-art mapping from up-to-date satellite and cartographic sources. Detailed maps reveal the Earth's physical structure, oceans, climate, population and economy. Borders and boundaries of the world's countries have been fully updated and are clearly explained, while a world fact-file and gazetteer highlight key statistical data for each country, allowing direct comparisons between nations. A section devoted to learning map skills develops your understanding and practical use of maps. Student World Atlas is the perfect geography resource and an essential reference for students of all ages.
Full of clear, detailed maps, this beautifully designed world atlas is the perfect companion for discovering our planet. Originally published in 1997 and now in its 10th edition, the Essential World Atlas includes all recent border, place name, and flag changes around the world, including the new nation of South Sudan and the annexation of Crimea. A series of 12 global thematic maps on subjects as diverse as ocean currents and languages gives a general introduction to the world today. These are followed by the main atlas, which includes more than 60 full-color regional maps featuring political and state borders; main population and administrative centers; and main lines of communication, ports, and airports. In addition to these maps, this clear, informative, and affordable atlas also includes a fully cross-referenced index-gazetteer featuring 20,000 places, data profiles of each country, plus a glossary of geographical terms, making it the perfect reference tool to distill the mass of information in today's world into the essential facts needed to help understand our ever-changing planet.
Author : Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
ISBN : 1849072930
Genre : Atlases
File Size : 20.8 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Published in association with the Royal Geographical Society, this authoritative Philip's Essential World Atlas presents the world in cartography of exceptional quality. The 144 pages of physical and political maps - fully revised and updated - have been selected to provide balanced coverage of the continents, while giving prominence to densely populated and economically or strategically important areas. Projections and scales have been chosen to maximize legibility and minimize distortion over the largest regions. Acclaimed by geographers everywhere, Philip's physical maps combine relief shading with layer-coloured contours to give a stunning visual impression of the Earth's surface, while charting physical features, settlements and communications with meticulous accuracy. Included also is a superb new 26-page 'Images of Earth' section, showing 25 of the world's most important cities and regions in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia and the Americas in breath-taking satellite imagery. In addition, the atlas features a series of fascinating maps depicting our ocean seafloors in stunning detail. Completing the atlas, and with full latitude and longitude co-ordinates along with letter-figure grid references, the extensive index of over 64,000 names includes geographical features such as mountains, rivers, lakes and deserts, as well as provinces, towns and cities.
Essential World Atlas, 9th Edition provides an unbeatable visual reference to the world's continents, regions, and countries with more than 90 maps and detailed fact files on every nation. See many different views of the globe through a series of thematic maps detailing the political and physical world, time zones, the global economy, populations, languages, climates, and regional conflicts. Look up key statistics using data profiles, stay in the know with a glossary of geographic terms, and easily find the information you need with an index comprised of more than 20,000 entries. Now fully revised and updated to reflect recent geopolitical changes, Essential World Atlas, 9th Edition is a reference perfect for work, home, or school that truly lives up to its name.