The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World

The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World

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  • Publisher: TIMES BOOKS
  • Format: Hardback | 544 pages
  • Dimensions: 326mm x 470mm x 46mm | 5,860g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2014
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0007551401
  • ISBN 13: 9780007551408
  • Edition: 14, Revised
  • Edition statement: 14th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 320 col plates
  • Sales rank: 25,401

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The latest edition of the world's most prestigious and authoritative world atlas, containing up-to-date world maps and thematic information curated by experts in geography and cartography. Now in its fourteenth edition, the Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World continues to be the benchmark of cartographic excellence. The atlas is relied on and trusted by governments, media companies and international organizations around the world including the UN and the European Commission. New features * Double page map of the Arctic Ocean * New maps of sub-ice features in the Arctic Ocean and the Antarctic * Physical maps of all the continents Major updates include: * 5000 place name changes, most notably in Japan, Brazil, South Korea, Taiwan and Spain. * A beautifully illustrated section on current issues, including climate change, economy and energy, and a new section on the power of maps. * Updated national parks and conserved areas including the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA), the largest conservation zone in the world. * Realignment of the international boundary between Burkina Faso and Niger resulting from the International Court of Justice decision. * Addition of Brussel as alternative local name form for Bruxelles (Brussels) as city is officially bilingual. Now shown as Brussel/Bruxelles. * New administrative structures in Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Kenya and Madagascar, and the addition of the new Indian state of Telangana. * Addition of over 50 major waterfalls around the world.

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