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Essential World Atlas 3edby Oxford
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With over a hundred pages of superbly crafted maps covering the globe, the Essential World Atlas highlights the best features of Oxford's atlas line in an affordable paperback format.
With one hundred pages of superbly crafted maps covering the globe, the Essential World Atlas, Third Edition highlights the best aspects of Oxford's atlas line in a handy and affordable paperback format. This edition offers several new and innovative features including a new fully indexed city-mapping program that takes the viewer deeper into the workings of global geography. Metro maps of sixty-seven cities--from Amsterdam to Washington, D.C.--are complemented by downtown city-center maps containing detailed information on attractions, transportation, services, and more. The section is fully indexed allowing for quick reference. An eight-page section of satellite images provides an impression of our world from above, offering insight into how cities expand and rivers create life in the desert. The atlas also contains hundreds of up-to-the-minute political and topographical changes--including refined name forms throughout and recompiled road and rail networks on many of the maps, encompassing much of Africa and South Asia.
Meticulously crafted and thoroughly updated, the Essential World Atlas, Third Edition is an indispensable resource.
The Essential World Atlas offers 144 pages of stunning full-color, computer-generated relief maps in a handy paperback format. This second edition features extensive, up-to-date international coverage within its 96-page section of world maps, with a 35,000-name general index and full geographical coordinates. A 32-page section of U.S. maps includes a 7,000 name index; political, topographical, and climate maps; as well as close-ups of urban areas, making finding any town, region, or mountain range an easy task. Incorporating the very latest political information, the Atlas provides statistics and survey data on countries, physical dimensions of continents, oceans, mountains, islands, and rivers, a section on flags of the world, and an informative users guide. Meticulously crafted and thoroughly updated, The Essential World Atlas is an indispensable resource.
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