This atlas provides a comprehensive view of the world through accurate and accessible reference maps, illustrated thematic spreads and detailed world statistics. The maps have been designed and created specifically for this format and provide balanced coverage of the whole world. The highly illustrative world and continental thematic spreads complement the reference maps and provide detailed information on major geographical themes and world issues. economy, health and communications, are presented through maps, satellite images, photographs, statistics and graphics. These are backed up by detailed world statistics on key socio-economic indicators. The comprehensive index contains over 45,000 place names and includes special gazetteer-style entries, which provide key facts about selected places and geographical features around the world. highly illustrated world and continental thematic pages; details of all the world's states and territories; world statistics of major socio-economic indicators; and an index to over 45,000 place names.
Collins World Atlas
Author: Collins Maps Staff, Collins UK
This new edition of the popular mini world atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent global changes. Designed in the distinctive Collins style, this is a detailed guide to the world in a handy format. Detailed maps, specifically designed for this small format, provide balanced and up-to-date coverage of the world. The maps rely on the latest cartographic technology to ensure their accuracy, accessibility and distinctive style. The level of detail is impressive for such a small format atlas, and the index contains references to over 20,000 place names. All recent political changes are included in the mapping, as are recently changed place names.
World Atlas of Mangroves
Author: Mark Spalding, Mami Kainuma, Lorna Collins
"This atlas provides the first truly global assessment of the state of the world's mangroves. Written by the leading expert on mangroves with support from the top international researchers and conservation organizations, this full color atlas contains 60 full-page maps, hundreds of photographs and illustrations and a comprehensive country-by-country assessment of mangroves. Included are the first detailed estimates of changes in mangrove forestcover worldwide and at regional and national levels, an assessment of these changes and a country-by-country examination of biodiversity protection. The book also presents a wealth of global statistics on biodiversity, habitat area, loss and economic value which provide a unique record of mangroves against which future threats and changes can be evaluated. Case-studies, written by regional experts, provide insights into regional mangrove issues, including primary and potential productivity, biodiversity, and information on present and traditional uses and values and sustainable management."--Pub. desc.
This world atlas is both a reference atlas and a collection of images depicting the nature of the Earth. It presents ways of visualizing the Earth through the use of maps, satellite images, space and aerial photography, three-dimensional terrain models and graphics.
Collins World Atlas
Author: Collins UK
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited
Fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins World Atlas range. Highly detailed maps giving balanced worldwide coverage, beautifully illustrated thematic pages and thousands of facts and statistics including world and continental ranking tables.This perfect family reference atlas provides a comprehensive and topical view of today's world and the issues facing it. CONTENTS INCLUDE,*Highly detailed reference maps, beautifully illustrated thematic pages and thousands of facts and statistics.,*32 pages of highly illustrative world and continental thematic pages provide detailed information on, and interpretations of, major geographical themes and global issues.,*Over 150 pages of highly accurate and fully up-to-date maps with an index of over 50 000 place names.,* All geographical and geopolitical changes carried out including the new independent country of Kosovo.,*Global issues including the AIDS epidemic, world conflict, climate change and the international drugs trade.,*Comparative satellite images show dramatic examples of environmental change.
Concise World Atlas
Author: DK Publishing
Find out all about our world today with the new edition of this reference atlas From the defining boundaries of the Balkan states to the icy terrain of Antarctica over 400 maps created with the latest digital mapping techniques and satellite data are combined to bring you Earth in more detail than ever before. Terrain models reveal physical features, while informative text, photographs and diagrams provide a superb overview of the physical, political, economic and demographic geography of the world. Detailed fact files on all 193 nations, including each region's land use, industrial activities and population distribution. Plus a 75,000 index-gazetteer makes this an essential desktop reference for business, home, or school use. Visit www.dk.com/worldfactfile to find out more about the world's 193 countries, from maps and historical information to up-to-date statistics.
New Concise World Atlas
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
With hundreds of dramatic, full-color, large-format maps produced by Europe's finest team of cartographers, the fifth edition of the New Concise World Atlas solidifies Oxford's position as the only publisher of regularly updated atlases at every desirable size and price. Containing over 100 pages of the most up-to-date topographic and political maps, the New Concise World Atlas also features a new front section of satellite imagery to replace the old "Earth in Space" section, as well as new detailed maps of the ocean seafloors. In addition to this new front section, there are 16 extra pages of world maps for this new edition covering areas such as Kazakhstan, Central Asia, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Peru, and Brazil. Recent changes to the world's geography are thoroughly captured in this edition; fully updated tables and world statistics provide data on climate, population, area, and physical dimensions. Finally, an index with over 58,000 items make searching for lesser-known locales quick and easy. Truly international in scope, created with meticulous care, and reflecting the very latest political developments and census information, Oxford's New Concise World Atlas, Fifth Edition achieves the highest standard among international map resources. This engaging and affordable resource is second to none in the superb quality of its maps, the breadth of its coverage, and its easy-to-use convenience.
Collins Student Atlas
Author: Collins Maps, Collins UK, Collins UK Publishing Staff
Completely new and extended edition of the best-selling Collins Student Atlas. Created specifically for Key Stage 4 students, and a vital tool for all students.The Collins Student Atlas has been specifically designed for students aged 14-16, but its well-researched and uncluttered design makes it suitable for all students.This fifth edition has been extensively revised, updated and extended. It features up-to-date reference and thematic mapping, mapping skills, country-by-country statistics and a fully comprehensive index to all names appearing on reference maps.Thematic maps and accompanying graphs and tables adhere strictly to the National Curriculum guidelines and cover topics such as Tourism, Telecommunications, Environmental and socio-economic topics. All maps have been fully updated using the latest statistical information available. The inclusion of a selective list of web addresses on each thematic page ensures students are motivated to explore more deeply into a topic.High quality satellite imagery, which has been selectively used within special topic or study areas, supports data on the maps and is used to illustrate key environmental issues.Extensive lists of statistics for demographic and socio-economic facts provide up-to-date data for students wishing to create their own graphs to support individual geography, tourism, mathematics, economics or IT projects.New features* Development indicators* Pollution hot spots in the Mediterranean Sea* Urban pollution in Italy* World Agriculture* World Urbanization* World Climate Change* Low and Middle Economic Developing Countries* Ecological footprint
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An introductory atlas for secondary schools, perfectly designed to support and motivate students aged 11-14 in geographical and mapping skills.This introductory atlas for secondary school students aged 11-14 is designed to help students develop map, atlas and data handling skills. It features 96 pages of clear, easy to read maps, satellite images, an atlas skills section and hundreds of statistics. Its clear and accessible layout will motivate pupils of all abilities. An easy to follow introductory 'map and atlas skills' section, useful for both teacher and pupil, is followed by clear, easy to read reference maps presented with locator maps, fact boxes and flags, descriptive text, detailed map keys and photos. Carefully selected focus country studies include mapping on contrasting regions and special topics. New special topic mapping of China is included in this edition. The latest available country-by-country statistics are listed in a separate section and the index includes full latitude and longitude values. The extended world section in this edition covers many global issues e.g. climate, population, biomes, earthquakes and volcanoes. Colour coding of the titling and marginalia aids the identification of the sections within the atlas. A full range of interactive flipcharts to support this atlas are available as downloadable files. These charts are easy to use and allow teachers and learners to further develop atlas skills.
Atlas of the World
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
The only world atlas updated annually, guaranteeing that users will find the most current geographic information, Oxford's Atlas of the World is the most authoritative atlas on the market. Full of crisp, clear cartography of urban areas and virtually uninhabited landscapes around the globe, the Atlas is filled with maps of cities and regions at carefully selected scales that give a striking view of the Earth's surface. It opens with a fascinating look at world statistics, a six-page special on "Land and Maritime Boudaries," and satellite images of earth, including 8-10 stunning new images sourced from NASA's latest Earth Observation Satellite, Landsat 8, launched in 2013. The extraordinarily extensive front matter continues with a "Gazetteer of Nations" that has been comprehensively checked and updated to include recent economic and political changes. The 48-page "Introduction to World Geography" is beautifully illustrated with tables and graphs on numerous topics of geographic significance, such as climate change, world religions, employment, industry, and a new 2-page feature tourism and travel, including information on air travel and major airports, the importance of tourism to the economy, and tourist earnings and spending. The hundreds of city and world maps that form the body of the Atlas have been thoroughly updated for this 25th edition. Providing the finest global coverage available, the Atlas of the World is not only the best-selling volume of its size and price, but also the benchmark by which all other atlases are measured.
Author: Piotr Wilkowiecki, Michał Gaszyński
Discover the most intriguing, fascinating and extraordinary facts about the world in this lavishly illustrated, large format atlas. Feed your imagination and go on an adventure with this unusual atlas which is illustrated with a wealth of quirky facts and curiosities from around the world.
Collins the World
Author: Collins Uk
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited
Also available nonlaminated, this world map is perfect for an classroom, bedroom, or office wall A new and updated laminated edition, this ideal reference map covering the whole world shows the political units on each continent and includes the national flags and key statistics for every country.
Collins World Atlas
Author: HARPERCOLLINS UK
Publisher: Times Books
This atlas presents an accurate and exciting view of the world through innovative reference maps and a collection of geographical images.