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Concise atlas of the world

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Gathers political, social, and physical maps of the world.
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Genre/Form: Atlases
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781426209512 : 1426209517
OCLC Number: 809179131
Notes: Relief shown by shading.
At head of title: National Geographic.
Description: 1 atlas (160 p.) : col. ill., col. maps ; 35 cm.
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scales differ.
Contents: Introduction --
Using this atlas --
Map policies --
Political maps --
Physical maps --
World thematic maps --
Flags and facts --
Index and grid --
Map symbols --
World --
Satellite --
Physical --
Poles and hemispheres --
Oceans --
Structure of the Earth --
Continents adrift in time --
Geologic time --
Geologic forces change the face of the planet --
Plate tectonics --
Climate --
January and July solar energy --
Average temperature --
Cloud cover --
Precipitation --
Major factors that influence climate --
Temperature change over time --
Climate zones --
Climographs --
Population --
Lights of the world --
Population pyramids --
Population growth --
Population density --
Regional population growth disparities --
Fertility --
Urbanization --
Urban population growth --
Life expectancy --
Migration --
Most populous places --
Most crowded places --
Demographic extremes --
Religions --
Dominant religion --
Sacred places --
Adherents worldwide --
Adherents by country --
Economy --
Predominant economy --
Labor migration --
Top GDP growth rates --
The world's richest and poorest countries --
Gross domestic product --
Gross domestic product : purchasing power parity (PPP) --
Major exporters --
Trade --
Investment flows --
Growth of world trade --
Merchandise exports --
Main trading nations --
World debt --
Trade blocs --
Trade flow --
Fuels --
Trade flow : agricultural products --
Top merchandise exporters and importers --
top commercial services exporters and importers --
Health and education --
Health-care availability --
Income levels : indicators of health and literacy --
Access to improved sanitation --
Nutrition --
HIV / AIDS --
Global disease burden --
Under-five mortality --
Education and literacy --
School enrollment for girls --
Causes of death --
Maternal mortality --
Developing human capital --
Conflict and terror --
Political violence --
State fragility --
Change in magnitude of ongoing conflicts --
Global regimes by type --
Genocides and politicides since 1955 --
Refugees --
Terrorist attacks --
Weapons possessions --
Environmental stresses --
Global climate change --
Depletion of the ozone layer --
Pollution --
Water scarcity --
Soil degradation and desertification --
Deforestation --
Geographic comparisons --
The Earth --
The Earth's extremes --
Area of each continent --
Highest point on each continent --
Lowest surface point on each continent --
Largest islands --
Largest drainage basins --
Longest rivers --
Area of each ocean --
Deepest point in each ocean --
Largest lakes by area --
Geopolitical extremes --
Engineering wonders --
Largest seas by area --
Time zones --
International Date Line --
North America --
Political --
Physical --
Human and natural themes --
Population density --
Energy consumption --
Dominant economy --
North America's economy --
Climate zones --
Natural hazards --
Water availability --
United States --
Flags and facts --
U.S. state flags --
Dates of national independence and population --
South America --
Europe --
Asia --
Africa --
Australia and Oceania --
Antarctica --
Physical and territorial claims --
Appendix : Airline distances --
Abbreviations --
Metric conversions --
World temperature and rainfall --
Foreign terms.
Other Titles: National Geographic concise atlas of the world

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Features maps that cover areas of turbulent civil strife in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq to world thematic spreads that reveal insight to fresh water scarcity, global warming, population growth,  Read more...

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"This atlas provides convenient access to a wealth of current global data with all the quality expected from the National Geographic Society" -"Library Journal"

 
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