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GLOBAL ATLAS FOURTH EDITION
An outstanding practical atlas at an amazing price. This new edition of our best-selling atlas provides students with a broad range of maps, updated with the latest geographical statistics and data, all presented in a clear and striking design that makes it both easy to use and visually engaging.
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 • stunning photos and satellite images • each double-page spread presented as an integrated broadsheet • tasks aids the development of students’ analytical and interpretive skills • integrates a wide range of information about relevant geographical events from Australia and around the world.
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
Studentâ€™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
â€˜Fact Filesâ€™ 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 Australiaâ€™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
Photographs, 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
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This fully updated atlas integrates stunning maps wit h the latest geographical statistics and data.
The extensive range of map resources meet all secondary requirements: • • • • • • • • • • • •
political physical gazetteer précis cartogram street directory digital terrain model (3D) weather topographic chloropleth flow bathymetric.
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Macmillan Global Atlas fourth edition print + eBook
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Published on Feb 19, 2014