Synopses & Reviews
This full-color atlas of the United States features maps of the North American continent, regions, and individual states.
Introductory maps at the front of the book include interstate maps, product maps, and topographical maps of the entire U.S. or regions. Individual state spreads feature a Data Bank of facts and statistics including state superlatives: the longest, highest, lowest, etc., photos of major natural and human-made state attractions, and state-specific interesting information. State maps are more detailed than the maps in the World Atlas to include more cities and towns.
A back section features a gazetteer to define map- and geography-related terms, an explanation of longitudes and latitudes, a section of graphs and charts showing how the U.S. compares with other nations in terms of population breakdowns, GDP, hours of school per year, incomes, etc. Also includes a "Where in the U.S." scavenger hunt game for kids to complete, using compass directions, landmarks, scale of miles, and so on.