The authority and accuracy of a top range Times World Atlas at an affordable price. Fully updated with extra information next to each map, making this a perfect reference tool for exploring the world. The latest mapping provides an amazingly detailed view of the world with extensive geographical information beside each map, giving the reader a greater understanding of each area. FULLY UP-TO-DATE MAPPING The reference mapping, produced in the beautifully clear and distinctive Times style has been completely updated with thousands of changes reflecting recent geopolitical and geographical change around the world. As with all atlases in the Times range it offers great authority, outstanding quality and attention to detail. MAIN FEATURES • A fascinating collection of maps from the last 150 years of world atlases included in an expanded historical mapping section. • Satellite image shown for each continent along with textual description. • The latest satellite images from around the world showcased in the imagery section. • Geographical reference section with flags, statistics and facts for all the world’s countries. • Over 50,000 index entries. "The definitive guide book to the world. It makes your mind run wild and your feet itch." Jake Meyer
The latest edition of the world's most prestigious and authoritative world atlas, containing up-to-date world maps and thematic information curated by experts in geography and cartography. Now in its fourteenth edition, the Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World continues to be the benchmark of cartographic excellence. The atlas is relied on and trusted by governments, media companies and international organizations around the world including the UN and the European Commission. New features: Double page map of the Arctic Ocean New maps of sub-ice features in the Arctic Ocean and the Antarctic Physical maps of all the continents Major updates include: 5000 place name changes, most notably in Japan, Brazil, South Korea, Taiwan and Spain. A beautifully illustrated section on current issues, including climate change, economy and energy, and a new section on the power of maps. Updated national parks and conserved areas including the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA), the largest conservation zone in the world. Realignment of the international boundary between Burkina Faso and Niger resulting from the International Court of Justice decision. Addition of Brussel as alternative local name form for Bruxelles (Brussels) as city is officially bilingual. Now shown as Brussel/Bruxelles. New administrative structures in Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya and Madagascar, and the addition of the new Indian state of Telangana. Addition of over 50 major waterfalls around the world.
A new edition of this popular atlas from the prestigious and authoritative Times Atlas range. This seventh edition contains the latest satellite images and fascinating historical images, and contains the breadth, scale and detail to make it an ideal reference resource for school, home and business. The atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to provide a detailed and attractive picture of the world today. The beautifully illustrated introductory section gives a detailed profile of today’s world and covers major contemporary geographical and global issues - such as environment and population growth - through maps, images, statistics and graphics. The fully up-to-date reference maps give exceptional detail and provide accurate, accessible and attractive coverage, helping you explore the world. 44 city plans of the world’s major cities, showing major places of interest, have also been revised. A comprehensive guide to the world’s states and territories including flags, profiles and key facts in included, making this the ideal reference atlas for home, school or office. MAIN FEATURES • 104 pages of authoritative mapping of the whole world • Plans of 44 of the world’s major cities • Geographical reference section with flags, statistics and facts for the world’s states and territories • Statistics and world maps on major geographical themes, including earthquakes, population, cities, climate and the environment • The latest images of the earth from space • Historical mapping of the world from 1858 to the present day • 45,000 index entries
This edition combines all four volumes in the series, depicting the world and its people between 10000 BCE and the present day. It covers all major human civilizations, from the ancient world to modern times, and examines the core curriculum themes of religion, exploration, colonization, industry, technology, war and diplomatic relations.
A fantastic atlas to help children learn about the countries of the world, the most famous and interesting sites, and also each country’s flag and fascinating world records. A brilliant introduction to geography, capital cities and world landmarks ranging from the statue of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Filled with eye-catching images of 100 styles from around the globe, The World Atlas of Street Fashion is a celebration of those who dare to think differently. Written by acclaimed fashion historian Caroline Cox, The World Atlas of Street Fashion celebrates the invention and creativity to be found in fashion all around the globe.From the Chinese skinheads of Beijing to the feminist funkeiras of Sao Paolo, the raggare of Stockholm to the Junglists of Whistler, this is world street style as you've never seen it before. Organized geographically by continent, this book examines street style in all its international diversity, by tracing the many and varied ways in which it has developed in different regions of the world, from the streets to the catwalk.
All the mapping and information in this revised edition has been fully updated to give an accurate picture of today's world. Detailed reference maps in the distinctive and respected Times style provide balanced, systematic coverage of all parts of the world. All maps have been fully revised to take account of any recent environmental and geopolitical changes. Major updates include the latest magnetic pole positions and revised outlines for the Aral Sea and Lake Chad. The declaration of Kosovo as a new independent country is a significant change to the atlas. A large number of new road and railways have also been added, especially in China, and more than 400 place names have been changed. This complete world reference atlas is in a convenient and easy-to-use format, while retaining the authority, style, and detail of the larger atlases in the series.
The Phaidon Atlas of 20th Century World Architecture portrays, for the first time in one volume, an overview of the finest built architecture from around the world completed between 1900 and 1999. The unprecedented global scope of this collection of over 750 key buildings juxtaposes architectural icons with regional masterpieces. Divided into six world regions, the collection is the result of a rigorous selection process and the input of more than 150 specialists from around the world. Each building is fully illustrated and described by a short text. In addition, a mass of useful information is provided. This includes details of architects' practices and extensive indexes. Comprehensive world data illustrates the changing economic and political contexts of architectural production throughout the century.
Have the world at your fingertips with this invaluable compact atlas. From the African plains to the Himalayan heights, over 60 easy-to-read maps uncover the world's continents, regions and countries in astonishing clarity in the 5th edition of the Compact World Atlas. With detailed factfiles on all 195 nations plus a full index-gazetteer that contains 20,000 entries, it's the essential reference tool. It features improved landscape modelling showing the most important roads, railways, rivers and settlements, as well as key global statistics, time zones, geographical comparisons and up-to-date reference information. It is updated to include all recent border, place name and flag changes around the world. Perfect for anyone looking for a reliable fact-finder atlas at a low price - the Compact World Atlas is an unbeatable world reference for every home, office or school.
Have the world at your fingertips with this invaluable compact atlas. From the African plains to the Himalayan heights, over 60 easy-to-read maps uncover the world's continents, regions and countries in astonishing clarity in the 5th edition of the COMPACT WORLD ATLAS. With detailed factfiles on all 195 nations plus a full index-gazetteer that contains 20,000 entries, it's the essential reference tool. Features improved landscape modelling showing the most important roads, railways, rivers and settlements, as well as key global statistics, time zones, geographical comparisons and up-to-date reference information. Updated to include all recent border, place name and flag changes around the world. Perfect for anyone looking for a reliable fact-finder atlas at a low price - the COMPACT WORLD ATLAS is an unbeatable world reference for every home, office or school.
World Birds Atlas : is an atlas that covers in brief many of the diverse group of birds according to their classification. With around 10,000 living species, the book goes through examples of each class of birds. Starting with general information about birds then moving forward into more detailed information regarding each class, followed by as many great images of birds under the different classes within the same context and arrangement of the literature above. Bird watching is the fastest growing recreational pursuit in the United States. Adding all wildlife watching equipment together, America as a nation spends on bird watching nearly 20 billion dollars! The book comes in 601 pages trying to cast the light on what is once reported by US volunteers as being (the majority of wildlife observations). It is the world of birds.
Updated for the first time since 2008, National Geographic's visual atlas of the world will delight and inspire history lovers, current event buffs, and cartography fans alike. From spectacular space imagery to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this stunning book showcases the diverse natural and cultural treasures of the world in glorious color. Featuring more than 200 fascinating maps, 350 new photos, and state-of-the-art cartography and satellite imagery, this is an essential reference for families, travelers, students, librarians, and scholars. Each page, created in collaboration with the world's premier scientists, geographers, and cartographers, is packed with up-to-the-minute information, making this book the most beautiful and authoritative visual atlas available today.
Professor Li’s World Atlas of Oil and Gas Basins is a fresh and comprehensive treatise of the distribution of the world’s hydrocarbon reserves. The Atlas highlights the geographical, sedimentary and geological features of the basins, using a combination of maps and stratigraphic diagrams to depict the history, prospectivity and commercial production capacity of the reserves on a continental and country-by-country basis. The Atlas is an essential reference source for petroleum geologists and reservoir engineers working in hydrocarbon exploration and production. It is also a valuable and original teaching aid for university graduate and postgraduate courses. The Atlas provides a welcome addition to the global database of the world’s energy resources and is therefore an indispensable source of information for the formulation of future strategies to exploit oil and gas reserves. Written by one of China’s foremost petroleum geologists, the Atlas provides a rare analysis of the industry from the perspective of the country whose demand for oil and gas is set to become the largest in the next few decades. It is an important and vital scholarly work.
This lavish, colour atlas is a complete guide to the weird and wonderful geography of Tolkien's world. Packed with full page maps and illustrations of events in the annals of Middle-earth, it is the perfect companion to the bestselling A Dictionary of Tolkien. This book is unofficial and is not authorised by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.
This new edition of the popular mini world atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent global changes. Designed in the distinctive Collins style, this is a detailed guide to the world in a handy format. Detailed maps, specifically designed for this small format, provide balanced and up-to-date coverage of the world. The maps rely on the latest cartographic technology to ensure their accuracy, accessibility and distinctive style. The level of detail is impressive for such a small format atlas, and the index contains references to over 20,000 place names. All recent political changes are included in the mapping, as are recently changed place names.