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
This great value contains all the world maps you need in a budget atlas, for family, study and business use. It offers fully revised, detailed reference maps of the world; a map of the world's countries and physical features; an introductory section with facts on all the countries of the world, including flags, area, population, capital city, languages, religions and currency; a map of the world s time zones; and over 10,000 index entries."
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.
Examines the Earth's geologic history, climate, vegetation, population, food, economies, and mineral resources, and offers physical, political, and subject maps of each continent.
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.Collins Student World Atlas has been specifically designed for students aged 14-16 years, however its well-researched uncluttered design makes it suitable for all students.This third edition has been extensively revised, updated and extended to include a dictionary of geographical terms. 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.Included in this edition is a CD-ROM which introduces the subject of GIS, now a topic included in the Geography curriculum. The CD is produced in association ESRI, who design and develop the world's leading geographic information system (GIS) technology. It gives a broad overview of the importance of GIS and its use in everyday life by environmental agencies, the military, the police, emergency services, supermarkets etc. Data and ESRI software included on the CD can be used by students to carry out exercises and activities contained in the CD.
Contains the latest data, maps of the world, and graphs as well as lively essays about the world, geography-themed games, crosswords, and picture puzzles.
Revised and fully up-to-date! A handy, user-friendly atlas at an affordable price, Essential World Atlas is perfect for home, school, and office use. Featuring a series of thematic world maps showing the world today, followed by an atlas of the world's regions, readers will explore Earth through seven politically colored overview maps, an index featuring twenty thousand of the world's most important places, informative data profiles of each country, and a glossary of geographical terms.
DK's outstanding cartography and design combine to create this fifth edition of Compact Atlas of the World, an exceptionally appealing and accessible general atlas in a budget-friendly package. The clear presentation and balanced coverage of all the world's nations lends a strong educational aspect to the atlas, making it a valuable reference resource.
Rand McNally World Atlas
Author: Rand McNally and Company
Publisher: Rand McNally
Features a collection of regional political and physical maps covering the entire world.
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.
A completely new Curriculum supportive Primary World reference atlas designed for use in the classroom or at home. Includes regional politically coloured reference mapping of all major world regions.
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
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.
National Geographic Global Atlas
Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.), National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic
Provides cartographic coverage of Earth, discussing vital geographic issues as reflected in thematic maps and infographics that cover topics ranging from climate change and population growth to civil strife and freshwater scarcity.