Philip's World Traveller's Atlas

Philip's World Traveller's Atlas

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"Philip's World Traveller's Atlas" has been specially created for the international traveller. With 128 pages of detailed world mapping, it provides two unique travel-planning sections: 'World Explorer' and 'World Cities'. Packed with informative maps, photographs and text, the 32-page 'World Explorer' guides the reader to 400 carefully selected destinations around the globe, providing inspiration for short breaks or holidays. The destinations are arranged by theme or activity, ranging from natural wonders such as volcanoes and canyons to activities such as snowboarding and whale watching. Other themes include railway and river journeys, as well as ocean cruises, historic sites, festivals and theme parks. In addition, 'World Cities' provides detailed and indexed city maps of 67 major cities around the world, backed up by an illustrated directory of the 100 most visited cities and major capitals, with suggestions for short-stay visitors on what to see and where to find entertainment. This authoritative atlas also contains 128 pages of Philip's relief mapping, all fully revised and updated.Philip's maps combine hill-shading with layer-coloured contours to give a vivid portrayal of the landscape, and chart geographical features, towns and transport routes with meticulous accuracy. The extensive alpha-numeric index of 55,000 names includes geographical features, as well as provinces, towns and cities. It features: New regional boundaries in Denmark; New name-forms introduced in Greece; New Shanghai bridge - longest in world - now being built; New international airports in Japan and Thailand; and New railway in Tibet.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 265 x 344 x 32mm | 2,256g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • PHILIP'S
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 128 pages of digital physical mapping, over 100 photographs/thematic maps
  • 054008896X
  • 9780540088966
  • 2,013,557