A beautifully illustrated picture atlas designed to take children on an exciting journey around the world. The atlas opens with the continents, then presents a world view of countries before exploring deeper into each country and the exciting places to visit within each. The maps are clear, colourful and perfect for children to explore the world and let their imaginations run riot. Illustrated by Steve Evans. This book is ideal for home or school and finding out more about the world whilst also helping to develop essential reading skills. Clear, colourful, highly informative, illustrated mapping designed for young readers. Arranged by continent for easy reference. Facts about the world we live in are included on each spread.
Fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins World Atlas range. Highly detailed maps giving balanced worldwide coverage, beautifully illustrated thematic pages and thousands of facts and statistics including world and continental ranking tables.
New fully revised edition of this top of the range Collins World Atlas at a great price. Detailed world mapping is attractively presented along with hundreds of facts, internet links, images, tables and graphs. The atlas provides a complete and topical view of today's world. Top of the range atlas the flagship title in the Collins World atlas range, giving a full picture of the Earth through the use of maps, satellite images, space and aerial photography, 3D terrain models and graphics. These features are further enhanced by fact boxes and internet links on each topic. This Collins world atlas presents a complete view of the world, bringing it to life through innovative maps, stunning images and detailed content. It offers an exciting perspective on how the planet is made up, how it looks and how it works. This atlas takes you further than traditional world atlases giving a more complete understanding of the world. Updates include; Serbia and Montenegro split into 2 independent countries and the newest independent country of Kosovo; New joint capital of Myanmar- Naypyidaw; Golmud-Lhasa railway in Tibet now open; Longest cross ocean bridge to the south of Shanghai; Aral Sea and Lake Chad continue to shrink in size also includes; Wide range of topical issues covered including natural disasters, population, climate and the environment; Key country statistics allow comparisons of their state of development and an understanding of today's world; Thousands of facts and statistics including world and ocntinental ranking tables; Dictionary of geographical facts with all key concepts and terms explained.
A new, fully updated edition of this best-selling budget atlas in the stylish and authoritative Collins world atlas range. Designed in the distinctive Collins style, this is the ideal atlas for school, home and business use. This new edition of the best-selling Collins World Atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent changes. The reference maps provide world-wide coverage, are clear and accessible and retain the accuracy and authority which are characteristic of Collins products. The introductory section includes maps of the world's physical features and countries, key world statistics, details of all the world's countries and a map of the world's time zones. Fascinating facts and Internet links to the most relevant web sites enhance the reader's knowledge of the World. Main features include; 46 pages of fully revised, detailed reference maps of the world. Quick reference maps of the world's countries and physical features. Details of all the countries of the world, including flags, area, population, capital city, languages, religions and currency. Detailed index to over 10000 place names. All the essential information required in a budget atlas for family, study and business use.
This is large format A3 Scale 1 : 1 000 000 (1 cm to 10 kms / 1 inch to 16 miles), fully revised digitally produced road atlas containing road mapping, European driving information, route planning maps, larger scale road maps of the Ruhr and Rhine, city through route maps and a comprehensive place name index. Its area of coverage includes Europe from North Cape to Gibraltar and from Ireland to Western Turkey. The main features are clear, easy to follow road maps produced from the up-to-date Digital Database at a scale of 1:1 000 000 (16 miles to 1 inch). Euroroutes and motorways are easily distinguished. International road classification, road distances in kilometres and relief shown by attractive layer tints.
A new, fully updated edition of this popular atlas in the stylish and authoritative Collins world atlas range. Designed in the distinctive Collins style, it is the ideal reference atlas for school, home and business use. This is a great value world atlas with more place names and mapping than any other atlas at this price. Discover more about our world, continent by continent, with this Collins World Atlas, which has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent changes. The highly detailed yet clear and accessible maps give balanced worldwide coverage, and the atlas includes beautifully illustrated thematic pages. Also includes maps of the world's physical features, details of all the world's states and territories, a map of world's time zones, internet links and thousands of facts and key world statistics, including world and continental ranking tables, to enhance your knowledge of the world today. CONTENTS INCLUDE. - Highly detailed reference maps, beautifully illustrated thematic pages and the latest facts and statistics. - 32 pages showing the latest topical global issues, including climate and weather, population, urbanization and environment. - Detailed section showing key statistics, description and flags for every country in the world. - Section showing stunning satellite images. - Special section listing all the UNESCO World Heritage sites in each continent with location maps. - Detailed index to over 80,000 place names. In short, this Collins World Atlas presents a complete view of the world, bringing it to life through innovative maps, stunning images and detailed content. It offers an exciting perspective on how the planet is made up, how it looks and how it works.
A brand-new history of the worlds principal military developments and campaigns, from the Greeks and Romans to the Vietnam War and beyond, illustrated with state of the art mapping. From the dawn of the very first civilizations, people have fought for the control of resources and territory. The Collins Atlas of Military History takes a look at all the principal military developments which have made these struggles ever more lethal and at the major military campaigns throughout the ages. From the Egyptians and Hittites at the Battle of Kadesh, to the recent wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan and the Gulf, the most innovative military tactics, new weaponry, the key commanders and the decisive battles are all discussed and analysed.
Explore the continent of Europe with this gorgeously illustrated picture atlas, full of famous landmarks, native wildlife and information on the capital cities, cultures, traditions and history of each country. Includes a quiz, an index of place names and internet links to carefully selected websites for more information.
Fully updated for 2014, a collection of extremely clear, route-planning maps of Britain and Ireland that fits neatly into the glovebox, pocket, or bag. This handy road atlas makes for the ideal traveling companion. The maps of Britain are at 9.9 miles to 1 inch and the whole of Ireland is covered at 15.8 miles to 1 inch. There is a selection of more detailed urban-area maps at a 4.5 miles to 1 inch scale to aid route planning in these busy areas. The atlas also includes national rail map for planning your complete journey; money-off vouchers from Europcar and Castle Cover Insurance; road maps that focus on the main roads, motorways, and settlements; and useful distance-calculator chart highlighting distances between the major towns.
A new and extended edition of a vital tool for students, with new topics including world agriculture, world climate change, low and middle economic developing countries, and ecological footprint Although specifically designed for students aged 14-16 years, the well-researched uncluttered design of this reference makes it suitable for all students. This edition has been extensively revised, updated, and extended with up-to-date reference and thematic mapping, mapping skills, country-by-country statistics, and a fully comprehensive index to all names appearing on reference maps. All maps have been fully updated using the latest statistical information available, while the inclusion of a selective list of web addresses on each thematic page ensures students are motivated to explore more deeply into a topic. High quality satellite imagery, selectively used within special topic or study areas, supports data on the maps and is used to illustrate key environmental issues. Extensive lists of statistics for demographic and socioeconomic facts provide up-to-date data for students wishing to create their own graphs to support individual geography, tourism, mathematics, economics, or IT projects.
An introductory atlas for secondary schools, perfectly designed to support and motivate Key Stage 3 students in geographical and mapping skills. This secondary school atlas for students aged 11-14 is designed to help develop map, atlas and data handling skills. The content adheres closely to the requirements of the National Curriculum and incorporates results of classroom testing. Its clear and accessible layout will motivate pupils of all abilities at Key Stage 3 and S1-S2. An easy-to-follow introductory 'map and atlas skills' section, useful for both teacher and pupil, is followed by clear, accessible reference maps presented with locator maps, fact boxes and flags, descriptive text, detailed map keys and photos. Carefully selected focus country studies include mapping on contrasting regions and special topics. Regions included in this edition include Russia and the Middle East. The latest available country-by-country statistics are listed in a separate section and the index includes full latitude and longitude values. The world section covers all the global issues required by the National Curriculum e.g. climate change, population, biomes, earthquakes and volcanoes.