National Geographic Family Reference Atlas of the World

National Geographic Family Reference Atlas of the World

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
Fully indexed for ease of accessibility, this comprehensive, up-to-date family reference atlas encompasses more than 450 full-color political, physical, and thematic maps, as well as photographs and illustrations, that provide a wealth of information on the nations of the world, climate and weather, world religions, technological development, biodiversity, and other topics.

Simon and Schuster
For more than 40 years, National Geographic atlases have set the standard against which all other atlases are measured. The National Geographic Family Reference Atlas of the World is no exception. At the heart of this spectacular volume are more than 450 four-color political, physical, and thematic maps, illustrations, and photographs that present the most complete, up-to-date portrait of our world. In addition, this authoritative reference will enlighten and empower readers with coverage of thematic topics?from space, climate, weather, and biodiversity to world religions, economies, and technological development?plus a wealth of statistical data and informational charts. Whether it?s a location of a place somewhere on the globe or in our local galaxy group, an average daily high or low temperature in March in Santo Domingo, the hottest or coldest place on Earth, the population of Brunei, a metric conversion factor, learning about landforms, the biosphere, world energy, environmental stresses, the changing world population, continental drift, the ice age, gold and precious gemstones, or why and where we experience seasons, it?s all in this cutting-edge collection of maps and reference information. Superbly designed and fully indexed for unmatched readability and ease-of-use, the National Geographic Family Reference Atlas of the World is a perfect centerpiece for every family library.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c2002
ISBN: 9780792269304
0792269306
Branch Call Number: REF 912 Nat
Characteristics: 1 atlas (351 p.) : col. ill., col. maps
Additional Contributors: Mehler, Carl

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