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Published: 01 October 2020

448 Pages

ISBN: 9780197522806

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Atlas of the World

Twenty-Seventh Edition

  • The only atlas to be updated annually
  • Features include world statistics tables, 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:

  • 8-10 new images in the popular satellite imagery section
  • A new six-page special feature on how plastic pollution is affecting the environment. Answering questions such as which countries are producing the most plastic waste? Where does it end up? What are the effects on land and sea? Illustrated with maps, diagrams, statistics and photographs.
  • World cities section updated to show new roads, railways, tram systems, and places of interest.
  • Population figures for all independent countries and the world's largest cities updated using 2019 data, where available.
  • 193 pages of clear world mapping 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.

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