National Geographic Atlas of the World

Author: National Geographic Maps (Firm)

Publisher: National Geographic

ISBN: 9781426206344

Category: Reference

Page: 424

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Provides physical maps as well as thematic maps covering such aspects as population, food, minerals, climate, and energy.
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National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers

Author: National Geographic,National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426300883

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 191

View: 994

Presents world, regional, and thematic maps as well as photographic essays on each continent.
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Atlas of the World

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426213549

Category: Reference

Page: 448

View: 7327

Combining cartographic technology with physiographic and cultural content, this atlas has a section on the physical and natural world with core topics such as evolution of earth, geology, climate and biodiversity, a section on human activities such as population and migration as well as the seven continents
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Atlas of the World

Author: N.A

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190913038

Category: Reference

Page: 448

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The only world atlas updated annually, guaranteeing that users will find the most current geographic information, Oxford's Atlas of the World is the most authoritative atlas on the market. Full of crisp, clear cartography of urban areas and virtually uninhabited landscapes around the globe, the Atlas is filled with maps of cities and regions at carefully selected scales that give a striking view of the Earth's surface. It opens with a fascinating look at world statistics, a six-page special on "Land and Maritime Boudaries," and satellite images of earth, including 8-10 stunning new images sourced from NASA's latest Earth Observation Satellite, Landsat 8, launched in 2013. The extraordinarily extensive front matter continues with a "Gazetteer of Nations" that has been comprehensively checked and updated to include recent economic and political changes. The 48-page "Introduction to World Geography" is beautifully illustrated with tables and graphs on numerous topics of geographic significance, such as climate change, world religions, employment, industry, and a new 2-page feature tourism and travel, including information on air travel and major airports, the importance of tourism to the economy, and tourist earnings and spending. The hundreds of city and world maps that form the body of the Atlas have been thoroughly updated for this 25th edition. Providing the finest global coverage available, the Atlas of the World is not only the best-selling volume of its size and price, but also the benchmark by which all other atlases are measured.
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National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World

Author: National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426216602

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 200

View: 1416

With more than 470 maps and graphics, this atlas delivers award-winning cartography with superbly designed and amazingly informative maps and graphics providing accurate coverage of the whole world. Including introductory sections for each continent and the flags and country facts at the end of each continental section, this atlas features stunning satellite images that portray unique physical geography and highlights the sprawling extent of major cities.
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National Geographic Compact Atlas of the World

Author: National Geographic Maps (Firm)

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426209959

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 7800

Provides a comprehensive atlas of the world, including population demographics, physical features, climate, and political borders.
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The State of the World Atlas

Author: Dan Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134038666

Category: Social Science

Page: 144

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Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night. The world's car population has grown five times as fast as the human population over the last 50 years. Wal-Mart's sales revenue exceeds the GDP of 150 countries. Climate change may put 2.7 billion at risk of armed conflict. Germany generates more tourists than anywhere else. Americans use 160 times more water than people in Rwanda. If you want to get behind the headlines and understand the world - from urbanization to globalization, terrorism to tourism, military spending to human rights - The State of the World Atlas is unmatched.
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National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of the United States

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426203934

Category: Travel

Page: 480

View: 4403

Offers descriptions, road maps, itineraries, travel tips, costs, and contact information for national parks ranging from Virginia's Shenandoah to Alaska's Glacier Bay.
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National Geographic Global Atlas

A Comprehensive Picture of the World Today with More Than 300 New Maps, Infographics, and Illustrations

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.),National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic

ISBN: 9781426212017

Category: Reference

Page: 335

View: 1424

Provides cartographic coverage of Earth, discussing vital geographic issues as reflected in thematic maps and infographics that cover topics ranging from climate change and population growth to civil strife and freshwater scarcity.
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Reader's Digest World Atlas

Author: Reader's Digest (Australia)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781922083685

Category: Atlases, Australian

Page: 424

View: 8531

This world atlas will keep the reader up-to-date with the ever-changing world with diagrams, graphs and charts explaining key processes and showing statistics in an easily read form.
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Wiley/National Geographic College Atlas of the World

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.),Harm J. de Blij

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 384

View: 2661

* 90 pages of stunning world thematic maps cover the vital natural and human topics of today. * Striking satellite images open each continent. * Oceans are mapped from coast to coast, revealing incredible illustrations of depth and seafloor topography. * Each continent receives special economic coverage assessing regional and global activity. * A place-name index includes 55,000 entries. * Extensive "World Facts" section comprises demographic and socioeconomic information, geographic comparisons, and a glossary.
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Complete Atlas of the World

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409376028

Category: Reference

Page: 432

View: 5450

See Earth in ten times more detail than ever before From Antarctica to Zambia, discover the Earth continent by continent with the Complete Atlas of the World. Cross the globe from your armchair with 330 maps including 100 city plans showing the world's political and physical geography in the clearest way possible. Landscapes are brought to life through detailed terrain models and colour schemes giving you an unparalleled overview of our planet. Plus, the easy-to-use index of 100,000 place names helps you find what you're looking for fast. The Complete Atlas of the World is one atlas that every family bookshelf needs.
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Daily Calm

365 Days of Serenity

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426211694

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 464

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Combines meaningful, calming quotations and affirmations with evocative photography from the archives of National Geographic in an elegantly designed reference that centers on monthly themes organized to promote a year's worth of relaxation and meditation support.
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Great City Maps

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241287391

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 7302

Step onto the streets of cities around the world, and understand the cultures and civilizations that created them with Great City Maps. This beautifully illustrated book explores the world's most celebrated historical city maps. Richly detailed ancient and modern maps of important cities take you on a journey across the globe in stunning detail, from Athens to Alexandria and Cape Town to Cairo, with close up views of each city's most intriguing features. Great City Maps gives you more than just a bird's-eye-view, telling the tales behind the city from the hubs of ancient civilization to modern mega-cities. Follow the history of maps and their stories, with profiles of iconic cartographers and artists showing you who created each map, how, and why. Perfect for history, geography and cartography enthusiasts and a stunning gift for armchair explorers of all ages, Great City Maps is your window into the world's most fascinating cities.
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44 Days

Iran and the Remaking of the World

Author: David Burnett

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426205139

Category: History

Page: 223

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A photographic chronicle of the 1978 overthrow of Iran's shah as witnessed by the author offers insight into such events as the coup that led to the hostage crisis, the last-ditch efforts to save the secular government, and the establishment of the subsequent religious regime.
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Journeys of a Lifetime, Second Edition

500 of the World's Greatest Trips

Author: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC.

Publisher: National Geographic

ISBN: 1426219733

Category: Travel

Page: 416

View: 9693

Featuring 120 new destinations, this best-selling inspirational travel guide reveals 500 celebrated and lesser-known destinations around the globe, from ocean cruises in Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Completely revised and updated for its 10th anniversary. Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's legendary travel writers, this fully updated, 10th anniversary edition of Journeys of a Lifetime spans the globe to highlight the best of the world's most celebrated and lesser-known sojourns. Offering a diverse array of possibilities, every continent and possible form of transport is covered, illustrated with glorious color photographs. With 16 new pages; new destinations like Cartegena, Colombia; and updated information throughout, this timely new edition is the perfect resource for travelers who crave adventurous trips--from trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to mountain biking in Transylvania--and those searching for more specific experiences (the world's top small cruises, hot new museums around the world, secrets for following in the footsteps of film and TV heroes, and more). Each chapter features stunning photography, full-color maps, and practical tips, including how to get there, when to visit, and how to make the most of your journey. Informative and inspiring, this luxurious volume is a lifelong resource that readers will treasure for years to come.
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National Geographic Family Reference Atlas of the World

Author: National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426215436

Category: Reference

Page: 400

View: 6603

Provides physical and thematic maps of the Earth, covering such aspects as population, food, minerals, climate, politics, and energy, as well as maps of the surface of the Moon, Mars, inner and outer solar system, and universe.
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Atlas of the World

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190634285

Category:

Page: 448

View: 8527

The only world atlas updated annually, guaranteeing that users will find the most current geographic information, Oxford's Atlas of the World is the most authoritative atlas on the market. Full of crisp, clear cartography of urban areas and virtually uninhabited landscapes around the globe, the Atlas is filled with maps of cities and regions at carefully selected scales that give a striking view of the Earth's surface. It opens with a fascinating look at world statistics and 18 pages of stunning satellite images, all sourced from NASA's latest Earth Observation Satellite, Landsat 8. The extraordinarily extensive front matter continues with a "Gazetteer of Nations" that has been comprehensively checked and updated to include recent economic and political changes, and a 48-page "Introduction to World Geography," beautifully illustrated with tables and graphs on numerous topics of geographic significance, such as the geology and atmosphere of Earth, food and water supply, biodiversity, energy, global conflict, human health, and standards of living. The hundreds of city and world maps that form the body of the Atlas have been thoroughly updated for this 23rd edition. Providing the finest global coverage available, the Atlas of the World is not only the best-selling volume of its size and price, but also the benchmark by which all other atlases are measured.
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