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The Times Atlas of the World, Compact edition
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0007157231, Hardcover)A completely revised edition of this popular, small format atlas in the authoritative and highly respected Times range. All the mapping and information in this revised edition has been brought fully up to date to give an accurate picture of today's world. The atlas now includes a new map of the world's physical features. Detailed reference maps in the distinctive and respected Times style provide balanced, systematic coverage of all parts of the world. Each continent is introduced by a political map showing individual countries, followed by regional maps showing in detail towns and cities, roads, railways, international boundaries and topography. The introductory section presents a fully revised and up-to-date guide to the states and territories of the world with national flags and statistics on area and population, as well as details of languages, religions and currencies. Thematic maps and statistics on major world themes, including population, climate and communications have been updated to give a complete picture of the world today. The index includes references to over 25,000 place names. This is a complete world reference atlas in a convenient and easy-to use format.
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MAPS, CHARTS & ATLASES. A completely revised edition of this convenient, small-format atlas in the world's most prestigious and authoritive world atlas collection. All the mapping and information in this revised edition has been fully updated to give an accurate picture of today's world. Detailed reference maps in the distinctive and respected "Times" style provide balanced, systematic coverage of all parts of the world. All maps have been fully revised to take account of any recent environmental and geopolitical changes. Major updates include the latest magnetic pole positions and revised outlines for the Aral Sea and Lake Chad. The declaration of Kosovo as a new independent country is a significant change to the atlas. A large number of new road and railways have also been added, especially in China, and more than 400 place names have been changed.
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