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    DescriptionThe 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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    Title
    The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Times Atlases
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 544
    Width: 316 mm
    Height: 456 mm
    Weight: 270 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780007551408
    ISBN 10: 0007551401
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.0
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    BIC subject category V2: GBGM
    DC22: 912
    LC classification: G
    Abridged Dewey: 912
    B&T General Subject: 141
    Libri: ATLA8080, WELS6300, ENGM3700
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 13490
    BISAC V2.8: REF002000
    DC23: 912
    Thema V1.0: RGXB
    Edition
    14, Revised
    Edition statement
    14th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    320 col plates
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    TIMES BOOKS
    Publication date
    25 September 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    The world's most prestigious and authoritative maps and atlases.
    Review quote
    'No household that is curious about the world in which we live can afford to be without it' Sir Max Hastings 'The Greatest Book on Earth' Ranulph Fiennes 'A total adventure' Jon Snow