|Series:||Compact World Atlas|
|Subject:||REFERENCE / Atlases, Gazetteers & Maps (see also TRAVEL / Maps & Road At|
|REFERENCE / Writing Skills|
|Size:||10.88in x 8.56in x 0.57in|
|From The Publisher*||A fully revised and updated 7th edition of this convenient, comprehensive yet affordable atlas, featuring 65 easy-to-read maps and profiles of each of the world's 196 nations.|
With 65 clear, easy-to-read maps of all the countries in the world, the fully revised and updated 7th edition of this compact atlas combines improved landscape modeling with key roads, railways, rivers, and settlements. An accompanying fact file provides short profiles of each of the world's 196 nations, while its comprehensive index-gazetteer of places and countries covers approximately 20,000 fully cross-referenced geographical names. Politically colored overview maps offer a wider perspective to contextualize each nation, while large-scale insets zoom in on major cities and smaller countries. Truly encyclopedic, yet accessible and affordable, Compact World Atlas deserves a place on every bookshelf.
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