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An outstanding soft-cover atlas, at an amazing price. This best-selling atlas provides students with a broad range of maps, updated with the latest geographical statistics and data, in a clear and striking design that makes it easy-to-use.

Key features • over 300 stimulating maps coupled with information on 30 different global themes • clear use of fact files, cross-sections and illustrations to aid learning • the latest, most reliable statistical information available, including the ABS Census 2011 data • stunning photos and satellite images • each double-page spread presented as an integrated broadsheet • aids the development of students’ analytical and interpretive skills • integrates a wide range of information about relevant geographical events from Australia and globally.

Aust ralia Comprehensive coverage l, includes important politica al physical, natural, historic . and cultural perspectives Detailed maps for each state, territory and capital city are provided.

Continents of the World Superb maps of all world countries, with a special , focus on important themes issues and events.

World Themes More than 30 different global themes.

Australian states and territories

Clear maps and keys make seeking information easy

Student’s understanding of map elements is enhanced through satellite images

The latest statistical data from authoritative sources, including the ABS Census 2011

Clear simple explanations help explain topical issues

Australian states and territories

Key Australian themes included, with a spread focusing on indigenous peoples

All Australian capital cities covered in detail, including current issues

Other countries and regions Gazetter maps show the locations of places and geographical features

‘Fact Files’ provide key information in clear and succinct points

Key country information is provided in maps and explanations

Features such as graphs and pie charts provide information clearly

Other countries and regions

A huge array of data and information on all global regions

A focus on Australia’s place in Asia, and Asian development

Other countries and regions

Important global themes, and geographic issues and events are included for study

Clear, easy to interpret and use data is provided

Photographers, maps, and graphs provide information on important global issues

Chloropleth maps use colours, patterns and symbols to represent global information

Themes include: • • • • • • • •

environmental issues population quality of life issues cultural features economic development trade and resource use international conflict international aid

Contents Using this atlas Types of maps, graphs, photos and diagrams Satellite images and aerial photos

AUSTRALIA Physical Political Climate Weather patterns Water resources Murray–Darling Basin Landforms and land use Vegetation Indigenous peoples European settlement and federation Population Minerals Energy Natural hazards Environments under threat Invasive species Significant places Trade and tourism Queensland New South Wales Australian Capital Territory Victoria Tasmania Northern Territory South Australia Western Australia



Physical Political Climate and land use Population and production Northern Europe Southern Europe Political change Russia

Physical Political Major physical features Major political features Climate Vegetation Natural hazards Climatic change Environmental issues Population Megacities—New York Megacities—Beijing Quality of life Economic activity Economic development Energy resources Trade Cultural issues Military power Refugees United Nations International organisations and aid Tourism Sporting events Time Zones Statistics

AFRICA Physical Political Climate and land use Population and production Northern Africa Southern Africa Population issues Quality of life Change and conflict

NORTH AMERICA Physical Political Climate and land use Population and production Canada United States of America Central America and Caribbean



Island nations and territories New Zealand Papua New Guinea

Physical Political Climate and land use Population and production South America Amazon Basin

ASIA Physical Political Climate and land use Population and production South-East Asia Korea and Japan China South Asia Middle East

POLAR REGIONS Arctic Antarctica

Index Acknowledgements Flags of the world

‌a world of digital possibilities Available on any device, on any platform, at any time, Macmillan Global Atlas is available in digital format for the first time.

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14 day teacher t r ia l available

Each atlas comes with 5 years access to an interactive digital version. A digital only version is also available.

Macmillan’s digital home

This outstanding atlas is a world of maps integrated with the latest geographical statistics and data. All maps have been designed to engage and inform students. A wide range of maps meet secondary school needs: • • • • • • • • • • • •

political physical gazetteer précis cartogram street directory digital terrain model (3D) weather topographic chloropleth flow bathymetric

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