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National Geographic Visual Atlas of the World (Hardcover)
ITEM#: 11165631Representing an exciting new approach in our renowned line of atlases, this large-format reference blends two National Geographic "bests" to create a refreshingly vivid world portrait. Incorporated in the many up-to-the moment regional maps that portray each continent are hundreds of brilliant photographseach depicting unique natural and cultural treasures that have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites. From the vast plains of the Serengeti to the Kasbah of Algiers, from prehistoric rock art to the statue of Liberty, these incomparable locales are under UN protection for future generations to know and enjoy.
Thematic maps enhance the global coverage, detailing trends and characteristics of today’s critical issues: natural resources, energy, population, religion, economy and trade, conflict, climate change. The latest political boundaries and country names are incorporated, as well as vital information on the oceans, space, national flags, and more. Engaging layouts, functional design, and a new comprehensive place-name index allow the reader to easily navigate around the globe to discover or confirm more than 50,000 locations. The supreme accuracy and practicality of the maps, charts, and country facts and tablesas well as the inspirational collection of more than 600 photographs, satellite images, and illustrationsmake the National Geographic Visual Atlas of the World a must-have reference for families, travelers, students, and scholars.
|Genre||REFERENCE / Atlases & Gazetteers|
|Publisher Date||2008-11-04 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Natl Geographic Society|
|Unit weight||8.6 lb|
|Series Name||National Geographic Visual Atlas of the World|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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very highly rated atlas. First one I ordered was unavailable, thanks for the e-mail concerning that. MDK
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