Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2021

448 Pages

14.37" x 11" inches

ISBN: 9780197577523

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Atlas of the World

Twenty-Eighth Edition

  • The only atlas to be updated annually
  • Sophisticated digital mapping, showing detailed political and topographical information with exceptional brightness and clarity
  • Data-rich world geography section, with charts and diagrams exploring topics including biodiversity, climate, energy, population, employment, pollution, and public health
  • Diverse collection of vibrant, full-page satellite images
  • Features including world statistics tables, plans of world cities, and a gazetteer of nations
  • Elegantly designed interior, well-organized for heightened accuracy
  • Comprehensive index with thousands of historical names, geographical features, and cities with full latitude and longitude coordinates
  • Exceptional printing quality and luxurious large format--an unrivalled resource for geographic exploration

New to this Edition:

  • New images in the popular satellite imagery section, including Baghdad, Brussels, Guangzhou, Helsinki, Himalayas, Karachi, Lisbon, Manila, Mt. Fuji, and Tahiti
  • A new six-page special feature on human migration, examining the temporary and permanent movement of people around the world, illustrated with maps, diagrams, and statistics, including information from the United Nations Refugee Agency
  • Updates and expansions to World Geography section including new maps and diagrams covering the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as updates to charts and maps on issues related to global public health, such as maternal mortality, malnutrition, and government health expenditures
  • World Cities section updated to show new roads, railways, and places of interest, including prominent new buildings such as the Humboldt Forum (Berlin), Museum of the Future (Dubai), and GES-2 (Moscow)
  • Thoroughly updated world maps showing the latest transport information (road, railways, and airports), national parks, and administrative boundary changes, as well as major tourist and historical sites
  • Two new inset political maps of China and India showing clearly rendered province boundaries
  • Updated world statistics, including population figures for all independent countries and the world's largest cities using most current data available