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Atlas of the world / National Geographic.

Author/creator National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Format Atlas, Map, and Print
EditionEleventh edition.
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2020]
Copyright Notice ©2020
Description1 atlas (v, 145, 153 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 47 cm
Variant title National Geographic atlas of the world
Cartographic dataScales differ.
Contents Foreword / Alexander M. Tait -- How to use this atlas -- The world : physical world -- The world : political world -- The world: Tectonics : Earth's shapes & structures ; Climate : shifting weather patterns ; Climate change : life on a warming planet ; Oceans : our watery world ; Freshwater : in search of potable water ; Biodiversity : changing patterns of life ; Last wild places : finding pristine nature ; Human impact : humans change the planet ; Population : ever more crowded planet ; Urbanization : As more cities expand ; Cultures: global cultural diversity -- Human rights : tracking civil freedoms ; Human condition : gauging quality of life ; Health : seeking world wellness ; Agriculture : feeding a growing world ; Borders : lines drawn on a map ; Migration : making a home elsewhere ; Economy : world wealth effects ; Energy : changing power sources ; Global connectivity : linking all the world -- North America -- South America -- Europe -- Asia -- Africa -- Australia and Oceania -- The poles -- Oceans -- Space -- Nations: Flag and facts : countries, territories, and dependencies ; Flag and facts : Canada and U.S. : provinces, states, and territories -- Appendix: Geographic comparisons : Earth's extremes ; Time zones : coordinating world time ; Foreign terms, abbreviations, and metric conversion tables.
Abstract Created for all global citizens, this universally respected volume of world maps has been completely revised and updated with fascinating visualizations of international trends and global conditions. National Geographic's flagship Atlas of the World, now in its 11th edition, provides authoritative maps of every country, ocean, and region of the world, as well as thematic maps and accompanying graphics showing important population, environmental, and economic patterns. Organized by continent and reflecting today's political boundaries and identities..."--Publisher's website.
General noteAt head of title: National Geographic.
General noteRelief shown by shading and spot heights. Depths shown by gradient tints and soundings.
General noteLocation maps on lining papers.
General noteIssued in slipcase.
General noteIncludes indexes.
Genre/formWorld atlases.
Genre/formWorld atlases.
LCCN 2013050504
ISBN9781426220586 (hardcover)
ISBN1426220588 (hardcover)

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