Jacaranda Atlas

Jacaranda Atlas

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School Atlas Years 7 - 12 The Jacaranda School Atlas has been part of Australian classrooms since 1969. Each successive edition has established the benchmark in atlas publishing. The Sixth Edition of this school atlas continues that evolutionary process, drawing on an experienced team of writers, educational advisers, researchers, artists, designers, compositors, cartographers and cartographic editors to deliver a state-of-the-art education resource. Innovative cartographic techniques, graphics and satellite imagery provide engaging, up-to-date material for students to work with. Atlas Features * New thematic maps and purpose-drawn topographic maps cover a wide range of topics and themes. * Case studies of important events, issues and features from Australia and the world allow students to explore geographical themes in depth. * A 28-page skills section with activities explains geospatial skills and concepts. CD-ROM Features * An interactive atlas of the world with search facilities for over 10 000 locations, plus scale and mapmaker tools, enables students to study geographical patters. * Virtual Fieldwork modules are designed to involve students in interactive fieldwork sites around the globe. Website Features http://www.jaconline.com.au/jacarandaatlas Connecting to the feature website gives instant access to a range of support materials including: * Mapmasters and worksheets * Atlas games * Statistical updates * Downloads of additional worksheets The Jacaranda School Atlas Sixth Edition represents the pinnacle of achievement in atlas publishing. This excellence is part of a heritage in which every Australian geography student can share.show more

Product details

  • CD-I | 324 pages
  • John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
  • Milton, QLD, Australia
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0731404076
  • 9780731404070

Table of contents

Using this atlas About the CD-ROM GEOSKILLS What is a map? Locating places Using direction Understanding scale Interpreting height on maps Using topographic maps Interpreting satellite maps Distribution Region Movement Spatial association Spatial interaction Spatial change over time Using Geoskills and Geoconcepts AUSTRALIA Australia - natural features Australia - landforms Australia - weather and climate Australia - natural hazards Australia - threatened environments Australia - introduced species Australia - endangered species Australia - human features Australia - population Australia - indigenous population Australia - water and agriculture Australia - mineral and engery Australia - tourism Australia and Asia-Pacific Queensland Great Barrier Reed Marine Park Brisbane Brisbane North-South Bypass Tunnel Maroochydore Daintree River National Park New South Wales Lake Mungo Sydney Sydney Basin pollution Managing Sydney's water supply Thredbo landslide Australian Capital Territory Canberra Canberra bushfires, 2003 Murray-Darling Basin Victoria Port Campbell Melbourne Melbourne 2030 - urban planning for the future Latrobe Valley Wangaratta flood Tasmania Freycinet National Park Hobart Sullivans Cove development Tasmania Wilderness area Woolnorth Wind Farm South Australia Lake Eyre National Park Adelaide Urban change at Glenelg Olympic Dam mine Port Lincoln Western Australia Ningaloo Reef Perth The endangered western swamp tortoise Toolibin Lake salinity protection Mandurah Northern Territory Darwin Kakadu National Park Australia's Top Ten WORLD Antarctica - human features Exploration of Antartica Antarctica - natural features Antarctica food web Larsen Ice Shelf Pacific Pacific Ocean Pacific nations Formation of reefs and atolls Fiji Tourism in Fiji New Guinea Ok Tedi mine New Zealand Possum pest Tasman Glacier Mount Ruapehu Asia Asia - human features Asia - natural features South-East Asia Timor Gap Indonesia deforestation Banda Aceh tsunami East Asia China's polluted cities Three Gorges Dam Japan and Korea The Tokaido megalopolis South Asia India's population explosion Himalayas Middle East Israel and neighbours Gallipoli Europe Europe - human features Europe - natural features North-west Europe London terrorist attacks An ageing Germany Southern Europe Vatican City Mount Vesuvius Russia and Eurasia Aral Sea Chernobyl Africa Africa - human features Africa - natural eatures Northern Africa Famine crisis in Niger Nouakchott desertification Southern Africa Change in Zimbabwe Victoria Falls North America North America - human features North America - natural features Canada The Inuit Polar bears in danger United States of America Bald eagles Hurricane Katrina Central America Panama Canal Mexico City South America South America - human features South America - natural features Northern South America Amazon Basin Rio de Janeiro Southern South America Atacama Desert World World - landforms Active Earth Shaping the land World - climate World - climatic hazards World - vegetation World - environmental issues World - endangered species World Heritage sites World - countires World - culture World - conflict and terrorism World - population World - urbanisation World - economic activity World - energy use World - water resource use World - health World - tourism World statistics Subject index Gazetteer index Acknowledgementsshow more

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