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Dk World Atlas : Previously Published As Compact Atlas of the World (Paperback)

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Compact Atlas of the World offers a wealth of gorgeous detail in this handsome volume, now updated in its fourth edition. At the heart of this book are 60 clear, beautifully detailed maps, featuring improved landscape modeling marked with key roads, railways, rivers, and settlements. Politically colored overview maps off a wider perspective to contextualize each nation, while 25 large-scale insets zoom in on major cities and smaller countries.

Compact Atlas of the World also includes fact files with statistical profiles of each nation and an index-gazetteer lists 20,000 geographical names for easy reference. The informative and insightful "World Today" section summarizes political, geographical, and world issues of the modern age.

Truly encyclopedic, yet accessible and affordable, Compact Atlas of the World deserves a place on every bookshelf.

Open up the Compact Atlas of the World and find gorgeous detail and beautiful maps that are both educational and stunning. At its heart, this book includes 60 clear, beautifully detailed maps, featuring improved landscape modeling together with key roads, railways, rivers, and settlements. Politically colored overview maps offer a wider perspective to contextualize each nation, while 25 large-scale insets zoom in on major cities and smaller countries.

Now in its fourth edition, Compact Atlas of the World has been updated with the newest information and most accurate maps. In addition to the maps, it includes fact files with statistical profiles for each nation and an index-gazetteer listing 20,000 geographical names for easy reference and cross-reference. And the informative and insightful "World Today" section summarizes political, geographical, and world issues of the modern age. Truly encyclopedic yet accessible and affordable, this impressive atlas deserves a place on every bookshelf.

Edition: Compact
Number of Pages: 192.0
Genre: Reference
Sub-Genre: Atlases
Series Title: Compact World Atlas
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dk Pub
Language: English
Street Date: May 5, 2015
TCIN: 17176934
UPC: 9781465429919
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-2044

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