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Published: 01 November 2017

448 Pages

11 x 14-3/8 inches

ISBN: 9780190843625

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Atlas of the World

Twenty-Fourth Edition

  • The only atlas to be updated annually
  • Features include world statistics tables, in-depth opening section on "A Divided World: Land and Maritime Boundaries," and an Introduction to World Geography, and an A-Z Gazetteer of Nations
  • 8-10 new images in the popular satellite imagery section
  • Well-designed interior for heightened accuracy and easy locating
  • Sophisticated digital mapping showing detailed political and topographical information with exceptional brightness and clarity
  • Comprehensive index with thousands of historical names, geographical features, and cities with full latitude and longitude coordinates

New to this Edition:

  • In-depth opening section on Land and Maritime Boundaries (to replace The Future of Oceans)
  • The features on the UN Millennium Development Goals that appear throughout the World Geography section will be replaced with information on the newly launched 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • New plan of Dallas-Fort Worth-the 4th largest urban area in the USA with nearly 7 million people
  • World Geography reviewing climate change, cities, world religions, employment, industry, tourism, and travel
  • Gazetteer of Nations focusing on the latest political and economic situation for all independent countries and major dependent territories brought right up-to-date
  • 8-10 new large-format satellite imagery
  • World city maps checked and updated to show new roads, railways, tram systems, and places of interest
  • World maps thoroughly updated to show the latest transport information (road, railways, and airports), administrative boundary changes, national parks, major tourist sites and historical places of interest
  • New country name of Czechia to be used throughout atlas (now approved by US Board on Geographical Names)
  • New names for some regions in France
  • Revised admin boundaries in Italy
  • Comprehensive revision and updating of highways and main roads in North America and Europe
  • Review of name changes in Ukraine

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