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Philip's World Atlas: Paperback

Philip's World Atlas: Paperback

An information-packed paperback world atlas from Philip's, published in association with the Royal Geographical Society - fully revised and updated.

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ISBN 9781849075169
Barcode 9781849075169
Published 12 March 2019 by OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Maps, Philip's
Availability Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks

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ISBN-13 9781849075169
ISBN-10 1849075166
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Imprint Philip's
Publication Date 12 March 2019
International Publication Date 7 March 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Maps, Philip's
Category Maps, Charts & Atlases
Travel / Road Maps & Atlases
Number of Pages 264
Dimensions Width: 230mm
Height: 310mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 1,240g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Atlases - Great Britain, World maps
NBS Text General Atlases & Maps (not folded)
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 912
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

- 96 pages of physical and political maps - 'The World in Focus' 32 page illustrated thematic section - 'World Cities' 48 pages of city plans - Spectacular satellite images With 96 pages of authoritative world maps, a comprehensive index, 70 city maps, and a thematic section providing information on topics covered in geography, humanities and economics courses, Philip's World Atlas is recommended for students as well as for general home reference. The 96 pages of physical and political maps give a balanced coverage of the world at well-chosen scales. The hill-shading on the physical maps provides an exceptionally vivid portrayal of landforms. The 32-page introductory section - 'The World in Focus' - covers key geographical themes such as the Earth's position in the Solar System, the structure of the Earth, climate and weather, the environment, population, resources, economics and international organizations. The 48-page 'World Cities' section provides urban-area and city-centre maps marking tourist sites for 70 of the world's most important cities, backed up by a comprehensive index. Full-page satellite images for 9 of the cities featured complete this section. The 35,000-name index includes geographical features as well as towns and cities, with both letter-figure grid references and latitude and longitude co-ordinates.

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