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A fully revised, general-reference atlas in the exciting Collins World Atlas collection
The flagship title in the Collins World Atlas series gives a full picture of the Earth through the use of maps, satellite images, space and aerial photography, 3-D terrain models, and graphics. These features are further enhanced by fact boxes and internet links on each topic. This atlas presents a complete view of the world, bringing it to life through innovative maps, stunning images, and detailed content, offering an exciting perspective on how the planet is made up, how it looks, and how it works. It includes South Sudan, the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles, Samoa and Tokelau jumping the dateline, Greenland's ice cap, and disputed areas of the world reviewed. A wide range of topical issues are covered including natural disasters, population, climate, and the environment. Key country statistics allow comparisons of their state of development and an understanding of today's world. Thousands of facts and statistics include world and continental ranking tables as well as a dictionary of geographical facts with all key concepts and terms explained.
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