Synopses & Reviews
Highly detailed maps give balanced worldwide coverage, while beautifully illustrated thematic pages and thousands of facts and statistics enable the user to know the world
Perfect for family reference, this atlas provides a comprehensive and topical view of today's world and the issues facing it. The contents include 32 highly illustrated world and continental thematic pages with detailed information on, and interpretations of, major geographical themes and global issues. More than 150 pages offer highly accurate and fully up-to-date maps, with an index of more than 50,000 place names. Global issues are addressed, including the environment, world conflict, population, climate change, and the international drug trade, while comparative satellite images show dramatic examples of environmental change.