Dorling Kindersley World Atlas

Dorling Kindersley World Atlas

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Completely revised and updated, a new comprehensive atlas combines state-of-the-art computer mapping, satellite imaging, and cartography with statistical information on every country in the world, geographical comparisons of the world's key features, and a user-friendly index, all illustrated in full color.

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New edition of a beautifully illustrated atlas that contains 450-plus maps created by satellite imaging. It contains 12 double-page spreads that give a global overview of the physical and human world of today. It also surveys each continent in detail, with maps describing physical landscape, political and cultural makeup, and the distribution of resources and economic activity. A 16-page index lists all 80,000 geographical names found in the maps. A geographical comparisons section covers the world's longest rivers, highest mountains, and largest lakes. Oversize: 12x14.75. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Maps detailing the world's geography include information about the landscape, industry, agriculture, and population, accompanied by information on global climate, the political and economic spheres of the world, and international disputes.

Publisher: London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2000
Edition: Third edition, revised 2000
ISBN: 9780789459626
Branch Call Number: REF 912 DORLI
Characteristics: 1 atlas (xxxii, 354 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 37 cm
Additional Contributors: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc
Alternative Title: World atlas
Notes: "Second edition"--Jacket


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