eBook Complete Atlas Of The World, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 146540130X
  • ISBN-13: 9781465401304
  • DDC: 912
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 432 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

DK's highly regarded, eye-catching, and comprehensive cartography is presented in classic form in this fully updated geographic tome, the second edition of Complete Atlas of the World. All maps enjoy a full double-page spread, maximizing the space for geographic information. The continents are broken down into 330 carefully selected map areas reflecting a meaningful division of the modern world. A section on thought-provoking global topics and an index of 100,000 placenames support the core atlas. This atlas is has been structured into four sections. The first section is a world overview, containing a stimulating series of global thematic maps which explore Earth's place in the universe, its physical forms and processes, the living world, and the human condition. The second section comprises the main atlas, examined in a series of 330 maps, including more than 100 city plans. In section three, all 195 countries of the world are presented along with up-to-date geopolitical facts. In the fourth and final section, a clearly styled index of all 100,000 placenames is provided.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction.
Contents.
Key to Regional Maps.
1: The Solar System.
2: The Physical World.
3: The Structure of the Earth.
4: Shaping the Landscape.
5: The World’s Oceans.
6: Global Climate.
7: Life on Earth.
8: Man and the Environment.
9: Population and Settlement.
10: Language.
11: Religion.
12: Health.
13: Water Resources.
14: Economic Systems.
15: Travel.
16: Media and Communications.
17: The Political World.
18: Borders, Conflicts and Disputes.
19: The World’s Time Zones.
20: North America.
21: North America – Political.
22: North America – Physical.
23: North America Satellite Image.
24: Canada.
25: Northern Canada.
26: Western Canada.
27: Southwest Canada.
28: Eastern Canada.
29: The United States of America.
30: USA – Northeast States & Southeast Canada.
31: USA – Boston to Washington DC.
32: USA – Eastern States.
33: USA – Southeast States.
34: USA – Texas.
35: USA – Great Lake States.
36: USA – Great Plains States.
37: USA – Northwest States.
38: USA – Southwest States.
39: USA – California.
40: USA – Alaska.
41: Northern Mexico.
42: Southern Mexico.
43: Central America.
44: The Caribbean.
45: North America – Cities.
46: South America.
47: South America – Political.
48: South America – Physical.
49: South America Satellite Image.
50: Northern South America.
51: Western South America.
52: Amazon Basin.
53: Eastern Brazil.
54: Southeast Brazil.
55: Central South America.
56: River Plate.
57: Southern South America.
58: Central Chile & Argentina.
59: South America – Cities.
60: Africa.
61: Africa – Political.
62: Africa – Physical.
63: Africa Satellite Image.
64: Northeast Africa.
65: Northwest Africa.
66: West Africa.
67: Central Africa.
68: East Africa.
69: Southern Africa.
70: South Africa.
71: Africa – Cities.
72: Europe.
73: Europe – Political.
74: Europe – Physical.
75: Europe Satellite Image.
76: Scandinavia, Finland & Iceland.
77: Southern Scandinavia.
78: United Kingdom & Ireland.
79: Northern Britain & Ireland.
80: Southern Britain.
81: The Low Countries.
82: France.
83: Northern France.
84: Southern France & the Pyrenees.
85: The Iberian Peninsula.
86: Southern Iberia.
87: The Italian Peninsula.
88: The Alpine States & Northern Italy.
89: Germany.
90: Rhineland & Hamburg.
91: Central Europe.
92: Southeast Europe.
93: Greece.
94: Romania, Moldova & Ukraine.
95: The Baltic States & Belarus.
96: The Russian Federation.
97: Northern European Russia.
98: Southern European Russia.
99: The Mediterranean.
100: Europe – Cities.
101: Asia.
102: Asia – Political.
103: Asia — Physical.
104: Asia Satellite Image.
105: Southwest Asia.
106: Turkey & the Caucasus.
107: The Near East.
108: Israel & Lebanon.
109: The Arabian Peninsula.
110: Iran & the Gulf States.
111: South & Central Asia.
112: Kazakhstan.
113: Central Asia.
114: Afghanistan & Pakistan.
115: Northern India, Nepal & Bangladesh.
116: Southern India & Sri Lanka.
117: East Asia.
118: Western China.
119: Southeast China.
120: Yangtze River Valley.
121: Yellow River Valley.
122: Northeast China.
123: Korea & Japan.
124: Southern Japan.
125: Northern Japan.
126: Southeast Asia.
127: Mainland Southeast Asia.
128: Western Maritime Southeast Asia.
129: Eastern Maritime Southeast Asia.
130: South China Sea & the Philippines.
131: Asia – Cities.
132: Australasia & Oceania.
133: Australasia and Oceania – Political.
134: Australasia & Oceania – Physical.
135: Australasia & Oceania Satellite Image.
136: Australia.
137: Southeast Australia.
138: New Zealand.
139: Papua New Guinea & Melanesia.
140: Micronesia.
141: Polynesia.
142: Pacific Ocean.
143: Indian Ocean.
144: Atlantic Ocean.
145: Antarctica.
146: The Arctic.
Geographical Comparisons.
Countries of the World.
Geographical Names.
Glossary of Abbreviations.
Index: A.
Index: B.
Index: C.
Index: D-F.
Index: G-I.
Index: J.
Index: K.
Index: L.
Index: M.
Index: N.
Index: O.
Index: P-R.
Index: S.
Index: T.
Index: U.
Index: V-X.
Index: Y-Z.
Picture Credits.