The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World
13thPublisher: HarperCollins UKFormat: Hardcover
A completely revised and updated new edition of the world's most prestigious and authoritative world atlas. Described by Ranulph Fiennes as “The Greatest Book on Earth” and Jon Snow as “a total adventure”. Now in its 13th edition the Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World continues to be a benchmark of cartographic excellence. The Atlas is relied on and trusted by governments around the world, international organizations including the UN, the European Commission and media companies. All the maps and detailed thematic information are completely updated with the latest geographical and geopolitical changes.Major updates include; * the new country of South Sudan * 7,000 place name changes, most notably in the Russian Federation; China; Kazakhstan; Iran and Afghanistan * 37 city plans added for major cities around the world * Flags for every country of the world, plus year of independence for countries * New satellite image of Antarctica * Updated national parks and conserved areas * 100 more abandoned settlements now identified This thirteenth edition of The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World reflects today's world with a beautifully illustrated section on contemporary themes from climate to economy. Fully up-to-date reference maps give exceptional detail, helping you explore the world. Full details of the 13th edition online from summer 2011 on
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