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. Topics, which include climate and weather, the oceans, population, the world 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.
The atlas includes: 92 pages of detailed reference maps of the world; 48 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.show more