The 15th edition contains over 200,000 place names, more than any other world atlas, which means even small villages are included in the index and on the maps. It is a benchmark of cartographic excellence, trusted by governments, media and international organisations as well as being a go to reference source for households across the country. It's independent--apolitical and neutral, elegant in an attractive slipcase, and endlessly fascinating. Produced by the world's leading atlas makers for over 100 years, it's bought by over 1 million people worldwide.
A new edition of the world's most prestigious and authoritative reference atlas. Since its first edition in 1967 it has sold well over 1 million copies and its detailed and beautifully created mapping represents the perfect blend of tradition, authority and style which set it apart.
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Philip's Concise Atlas of the World features a handsomely illustrated introduction to world geography - 'The Earth in Space' - and with 128 pages of authoritative world maps, and a comprehensive index, this atlas is highly recommended both for home reference and as a gift.The physical maps give a balanced coverage of the world at well-chosen scales. Highly detailed, the cartography has been acclaimed by the Daily Mail as 'clearer than The Times'. The hill-shading on the physical maps provides an exceptionally vivid portrayal of landforms.The 48-page 'The Earth in Space' provides a highly accessible introduction to the key subjects in spreads. Highly illustrated with informative photographs, maps and diagrams, it explores such topics as the Universe, stars and constellations, the Solar System and Earth, earthquakes and volcanoes, oceans and deserts, climate and climate change, population, international organizations, agriculture, energy and minerals, trade and commerce, world economies, travel and communications, and the world today.The extensive alpha-numeric index of over 58,000 names includes geographical features such as mountains, rivers, lakes and deserts, as well as provinces, towns and cities.
"The New Reference Atlas of the World" contains new and comprehensive maps, a new gazetteer-index of the world and other quick-reference indexes of cities, towns, etc.
A fully revised and updated twelfth edition of this major world atlas in the authoritative and prestigious Times Atlas range. This beautifully designed atlas has all the information you need, whether planning a trip, keeping in touch with world news, solving quizzes and crosswords or just exploring the world from your armchair. Comprehensive reference mapping provides an amazingly detailed view of the world, and the illustrated thematic content covers the most important geographical issues of the day, making this atlas a valuable addition to any reference collection. Updates include: Over 4,000 name changes throughout the world Addition of newly named Queen Elizabeth Land in Antarctica New administrative divisions in India, Bangladesh, Chad and Finland Populations of major cities updated using latest UN figures Major new railways added in China, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Algeria and Brazil Major new roads added in France, Poland and India Realigned International Date Line around Samoa and Tokelau Historical maps of the world show the political make-up of the world over the last 150 years and the atlas also includes plans of 41 of the world's major cities. An expanded satellite imagery section contains an overview image of each continent, and is complemented with a detailed image. Produced in a quality finish and world atlas comes in a protective slipcase.
Understanding the where of the world's religious traditions is an important component of understanding the what. Now, as part of a brand-new series of atlas resources, Fortress Press is pleased to offer an affordable, compact yet comprehensive atlas of world religions.Atlas of World Religions is newly built from the ground up. Featuring more than fifty new maps, graphics, and timelines, the atlas is an immensely helpful companion to any study of world religions. Concise, helpful text written by acknowledged authorities guides the experience and interprets the visuals. Consciously written for students at any level, the volume is perfect for independent students, as well as those in structured courses. The atlas provides ample and equal coverage of all of the world‘s major religious traditions, as well as generous coverage of regional or indigenous traditions in specific regions of the world. The atlas is grounded in a helpful section on the earliest humans and the spread of the first organized religions, and it culminates in up-to-date maps of religion in the world today.
This engaging, fact-packed atlas features maps, photos and special locator maps showing each region, country or continent in its global position, including place names, cities and physical features. Readers will learn all about map skills, the environment, the natural world, population and the world's climate, and gain geographical knowledge and a wider understanding of the world in which we live.
Based on the award-winning Hammond World Atlas, the Concise World Atlas delivers the same outstanding features of the flagship volume in a smaller, more economical edition. This atlas features detailed thematic maps and graphs plus world flags and reference guide, inset maps of the world's metropolitan areas, and it offers the same state-of-the-art, up-to-date world maps with the lavish cartography of the parent edition. It also features a comprehensive 70,000 entry master index, world statistics, population figures and time zone maps.
The newest concise atlas, conveniently sized and remarkably affordable, is the same exceptional map quality as seen in Oxford's larger Atlas of the World. This second edition features hundreds of changes in boundaries and place names, with full-color maps of every corner of the globe. A 48-page U.S. map section, world statistics and survey data, and more are also included.
Provides maps and satellite photography that reflect the most recent political, economic, and demographic statistics, and presents articles addressing the environment and population matters in major cities of the world.