A paperback edition of this fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins world atlas range. Highly detailed maps giving balanced worldwide coverage, beautifully illustrated thematic pages and thousands of facts and statistics. This perfect family reference atlas provides a comprehensive and topical view of today's world and the issues facing it.The contents include:GÇó Highly detailed reference maps, with beautifully illustrated thematic pages which include facts and tables plus a fully revised world statistics section with thousands of country statistics that enable the reader to learn more about the world.GÇó Highly illustrated thematic pages provide detailed information on, and interpretations of, major geographical themes and global issues.GÇó Over 150 pages of highly accurate and fully up-to-date maps with an index of over 50,000 place names (10,000 more than the nearest competitor at this price).GÇó Global issues including the environment, world conflict, population, climate change and the international drugs trade.GÇó Comparative satellite images show dramatic examples of environmental change e.g. deforestation.GÇó Highly detailed, updated regional and world-wide mapping.Updates include:GÇó World's newest country South Sudan.GÇó Netherlands Antilles now dissolved.GÇó Samoa and Tokelau jump the dateline.GÇó Over 1,000 names updated.GÇó 2012 north and south pole positions.GÇó Updated administrative division names and capitals.GÇó Aral Sea continues to shrink, as does the Dead Sea, its surface height now -421m below sea level.GÇó Many new and enlarged national parks, new railways and international airports.
Collins World Atlas Illustrated Edition