Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2013

448 Pages

11 x 14-3/8 inches

ISBN: 9780199328468

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Atlas of the World

Twentieth Edition

  • The only atlas to be updated annually
  • Fascinating features include world statistics tables, in-depth opening sections on "Will the World Run Out of Food" and "The Future of the Oceans," an Introduction to World Geography, and an A-Z Gazetteer of Nations
  • Stunning new satellite imagery
  • 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:

  • A new opening section on "The Future of the Oceans"
  • A new spread on Food Production as part of the "Will the World Run Out of Food" opening section
  • Adds Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta
  • Adds suburb name Dubai Marina in Dubai
  • Shows new motorway link, Croke Park and Aviva Stadium in Dublin
  • Expands Hong Kong approach map to include Lan Tau Island and International Airport
  • Adds Eden Gardens and Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata
  • Adds new Expo Line to Culver City in Los Angeles
  • Adds new E-W metro link in Mumbai
  • Adds Jin Mao Tower and name Lupu Bridge in Shanghai
  • Adds regional name Queen Elizabeth Land in Antarctica
  • Shows latest administrative boundaries in Greenland
  • Adds motorways under construction in Ireland
  • Adds rail under construction from Edinburgh to Galashiels
  • Adds high speed rail link between Brussels and Amsterdam
  • Change name Cherbourg to Cherbourg-Octeville
  • Names Pont du Gard in France
  • Adds new national park Calanques, near Marseilles
  • Adds resorts Six-Fours-les-Plages, Mougins and Hossegor in France
  • Adds high speed rail link between Karlsruhe and Offenburg in Germany
  • Adds new motorways in Ukraine and Russia
  • Shows principal national parks in Russia
  • Changes North Ossetia to North Ossetia-Alaniya
  • Names towns in exclaves in Armenia and Azerbaijan
  • Revises names in Galicia and Basque Country in Spain
  • Adds national parks in Spain eg Islas Atlánticas de Galicia
  • Adds resorts in Catalonia eg Platja d'Aro
  • Upgrades rails from Madrid to Valencia and Albacete to high speed lines
  • Revises administrative divisions in Sardinia and Greece
  • Adds container terminal, Vostochnyy Port, near Nakhodka, Russia
  • Adds inset map of Hainan
  • Adds container terminal, Port Qasim, near Karachi
  • Adds new port, Bandar Shahid Rajaee, near Bandar-e Abb's, Iran
  • Adds new politically coloured inset map showing the Emirates of the United Arab Emerates
  • Names unclaimed territory between Egypt and Sudan
  • Adds new motorways in Nigeria
  • Shows new Muchinga province in Zambia
  • Adds new airport in Maldives
  • Adds Santa Maria volcano, in Guatemala
  • Shows major new railway under construction in Brazil, linking Anápolis and Imperatriz
  • Adds major new container port, Suape, in Brazil
  • Adds resort name Balneário Camboriú, in Santa Catarina state
  • Index fully revised & satelite imagery refreshed
  • Revised frontmatter country and city statistics
  • Adds new Acropolis Museum and new tram line to Athens
  • Seven new satellite images of London, Amsterdam, Riyadh, Cairo, Vancouver, Sydney, Panama Canal, and Rio de Janeiro
  • Six new world thematic maps on water scarcity, immigration, refugees, refugee remittances, direction of oil trade, and globalization
  • Index fully revised and satellite imagery refreshed
  • Revised frontmatter country and city statistics
  • Shows the residential Amsterdam neighborhood IJberg and the polder suburb
  • Adds new Acropolis Museum and new tram line to Athens

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