eBook Concise World Atlas, 6th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465413782
  • ISBN-13: 9781465413789
  • DDC: 912
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 384 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released November 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Find out all about our world today with the new edition of this classic reference atlas. From the defining boundaries of the Balkan states to the icy terrain of Antarctica, more than 400 maps created with the latest digital mapping techniques and satellite data are combined to bring you Earth in more detail than ever before. Terrain models reveal physical features, while informative text, photographs, and diagrams provide a superb overview of the physical, political, economic, and demographic geography of the world. Features detailed fact files on all nations, including each region's land use, industrial activities, and population distribution. The included 75,000-placename index-gazetteer makes this an essential desktop reference for business, home, or school use.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction.
Contents.
Key to Maps.
How to Use this Atlas.
1: The Solar System.
2: The Physical World.
3: Structure of the Earth.
4: Shaping the Landscape.
5: The World’s Oceans.
6: The Global Climate.
7: Life on Earth.
8: Population and Settlement.
9: The Economic System.
10: The Political World.
11: States and Boundaries.
12: International Disputes.
13: Atlas of the World.
14: North America.
15: Physical North America.
16: Political North America.
17: North American Resources.
18: Canada.
19: Canada: Western Provinces.
20: Canada: Eastern Provinces.
21: Southeastern Canada.
22: The United States of America.
23: USA: Northeastern States.
24: USA: Mid-Eastern States.
25: USA: Southern States.
26: USA: Texas.
27: USA: South Midwestern States.
28: USA: Upper Plains States.
29: USA: Great Lakes States.
30: USA: North Mountain States.
31: USA: California & Nevada.
32: USA: South Mountain States.
33: USA: Hawaii.
34: USA: Alaska.
35: Mexico.
36: Central America.
37: The Caribbean.
38: South America.
39: Physical South America.
40: Political South America.
41: South American Resources.
42: Northern South America.
43: Western South America.
44: Brazil.
45: Eastern South America.
46: Southern South America.
47: The Atlantic Ocean.
48: Africa.
49: Physical Africa.
50: Political Africa.
51: African Resources.
52: North Africa.
53: West Africa.
54: Central Africa.
55: East Africa.
56: Southern Africa.
57: Europe.
58: Physical Europe.
59: Political Europe.
60: European Resources.
61: Scandinavia, Finland & Iceland.
62: Southern Scandinavia.
63: The British Isles.
64: The Low Countries.
65: Germany.
66: France.
67: The Iberian Peninsula.
68: The Italian Peninsula.
69: The Alpine States.
70: Central Europe.
71: Southeast Europe.
72: Bulgaria & Greece.
73: Romania, Moldova & Ukraine.
74: The Baltic States & Belarus.
75: The Mediterranean.
76: The Russian Federation.
77: Northern European Russia.
78: Southern European Russia.
79: Asia.
80: Physical Asia.
81: Political Asia.
82: Asian Resources.
83: Turkey & the Caucasus.
84: The Near East.
85: The Arabian Peninsula.
86: Iran & the Gulf States.
87: Kazakhstan.
88: Central Asia.
89: Afghanistan & Pakistan.
90: South Asia.
91: Northern India & the Himalayan States.
92: Southern India & Sri Lanka.
93: Mainland East Asia.
94: Western China.
95: Eastern China.
96: Northeastern China, Mongolia & Korea.
97: Japan.
98: Mainland Southeast Asia.
99: Western Maritime Southeast Asia.
100: Eastern Maritime Southeast Asia.
101: The Indian Ocean.
102: Australasia & Oceania.
103: Political Australasia & Oceania.
104: Australasian & Oceanian Resources.
105: Australia.
106: Southeast Australia.
107: New Zealand.
108: Melanesia.
109: Micronesia.
110: Polynesia.
111: The Pacific Ocean.
112: Antarctica.
113: The Arctic.
Geographical Comparisons.
Countries of the World Including the Time Zones.
Glossary.
Geographical Names.
Index.
Index: A-B.
Index: C-D.
Index: E-F.
Index: G-H.
Index: I-J.
Index: K-L.
Index: M-N.
Index: O-P.
Index: Q-R.
Index: S-T.
Index: U-V.
Index: W-X.
Index: Y-Z.
Acknowledgements.