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Published: 01 December 2012

208 Pages | throughout

9 x 12 inches

ISBN: 9780199971558

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Essential World Atlas

Seventh edition

  • Updated with the most current geographic information
  • The World in Focus explains landforms, climate, population, energy, and much more
  • Well-designed interior for heightened accuracy and easy locating
  • Dozens of city maps paired with outstanding images from space

New to this Edition:

  • Added new maps of Dubai and Venice
  • Renamed tallest building in Chicago - Willis Tower
  • Added 2012 Olympic Park and Europe's tallest building 'The Shard' to London
  • Added major new airport to Berlin
  • Added World Financial Center (World's third highest building) to map of Shanghai
  • Improved map coverage of Southern China and Taiwan and Southern India and Sri Lanka
  • Showed changes to Mertz Glacier Ice Tongue in Antarctica
  • Added new rail links in Russia, China, Turkmenistan and Saudi Arabia
  • Added Hakkoda Rail Tunnel in Northern Japan - World's third longest land tunnel
  • Added major dams on Upper Mekong, Upper Pearl River and Upper Yangtse in Southern China
  • Showed extensive new motorways and high speed rail connections in China
  • Showed new names for West Bengal and Orissa in India , Arakan in Burma and North West Frontier Province in Pakistan
  • Showed World's newest nation South Sudan
  • Showed changes to International Date Line in South Pacific
  • Showed new name for Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia
  • Added Peribonka Dam in Quebec
  • Named Costa Maya in Mexico
  • Deleted name Netherlands Antilles and added name ABC Islands
  • New flags of Libya and South Sudan
  • Fully revised World in Focus section

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