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National Geographic Family reference atlas of the world

National Geographic Society (U.S.) (author,, issuing body.). Chwastyk, Matthew W., (cartographer.). Cookson, Jerome N., (cartographer.). Gibbons, Debbie J., (book designer,, cartographer.). McNey, Mike, (cartographer.). Ugiansky, Gregory, (cartographer.). Sander, Libby, (writer of added text.). Sperry, Shelly (Editor), (contributor.). Akkach, Sanaa, (book designer.). Sickley, Theodore A., (editor.). Zillmer, Scott, (editor.). Petty, Moriah, (editor.). Coakley, Adrian, (editor.).

This exquisitely updated edition of National Geographic's popular and reader-friendly Family Reference Atlas features authoritative maps, detailed artwork, and explanatory graphics--an indispensable source of information for inquiring minds, young and old. In these richly illustrated pages, every country in the world is represented by a detailed map within its geographical context and also its flag, key statistics, and secondary maps with environmental and population information. Special sections feature maps and facts about the ocean, the solar system, and the universe beyond. Newsworthy topics from climate change and human migration to languages and digital connectivity are explained in maps, graphics, and photos. Fully indexed, and written to engage all ages, this indispensable atlas belongs in every family library.

Book  - 2020
912 Nat
1 copy / 0 on hold

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  • ISBN: 9781426221446
  • Physical Description print
    1 atlas (399 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 35 cm
  • Edition Fifth edition.
  • Publisher Washington, D.C., U.S.A. : National Geographic Society, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Depths shown by gradient tints and soundings.
Color maps on lining papers.
Provides appendices (abbreviations, metric conversion, geographic comparisons, special flags, foreign terms, time zones, temperature and rainfall, major cities of the world, glossary of geographic terms).
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 397-398) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Changing planet -- Wildlife & wild places -- The human journey -- North America -- South America -- Europe -- Asia -- Africa -- Australia & Oceania -- Antarctica -- Oceans -- Space -- Appendix: Abbreviations and metric conversions ; Geographic comparisons : earth, land, human geography, water ; Foreign terms ; Time zones ; Glossary of geographic terms ; Key to flags and facts.