Atlas of World Geography

Atlas of World Geography

by Rand McNally

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Overview

Rand McNally's Atlas of World Geography serves as a companion to classroom materials or as a stand-alone study guide. It includes 126 pages of up-to-date,accurate regional maps and 20 pages of highly illustrative world information tables. World thematic maps cover topics such as climate,vegetation,environments,and population. In addition,the atlas contains 12 pages of interesting and entertaining geographic questions and answers,a concise index,and a "Using the Atlas" section that explains map scales,the various symbols on the maps,and how to locate cities and towns quickly and easily. A special feature of this atlas is the introductory section for each continent. These four-page sections contain key facts,informative text,and maps showing landforms,climate,population,and environments,allowing easy comparisons between continents. The Atlas also provides in-depth discussions of issues that are especially relevant to each continent. Topics include the destruction of South America's rain forests,changing political boundaries in Europe,the 20th century independence movements in Africa,rural-to-urban migration in North America,the rise of the Pacific Rim in Asia,and the issue of protected lands in Australia.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780528017896
Publisher: Rand McNally
Publication date: 06/28/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Sales rank: 75,868
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Using the Atlas
6(7)
Introduction to the Answer Section
7(44)
Questions and Answers
North America
9(2)
South America
11(2)
Europe
13(2)
Africa
15(2)
Asia
17(1)
Oceania (including Australia and New Zealand)
18(1)
World
19(2)
World Superlatives, Facts, and Rankings
The Universe and Solar System
21(2)
The Earth
23(2)
Continents and Islands
25(2)
Mountains, Volcanoes, and Earthquakes
27(2)
Oceans and Lakes
29(2)
Rivers
31(2)
Climate and Weather
33(2)
Population
35(3)
The World's Most Populous Cities
38(12)
Countries and Flags of the World
50(1)
Introduction to the Maps and Legend
51(111)
World Patterns
World Political
53(2)
World, Physical
55(2)
World, Climate
57(2)
World, Vegetation
59(2)
World, Population
61(2)
World, Environments
63(2)
World, Time Zones
65(4)
Reference Maps of the World
North America
North America: Thematic Introduction
69(1)
North America, Political
70(1)
North America, Physical
71(2)
Canada
73(2)
United States of America
United States, Political
75(2)
United States, Physical
77(3)
U.S. Thematics
80(1)
Alaska and the Aleutians
81(2)
Northwestern U.S.A.
83(2)
Southwestern U.S.A.
85(2)
Central U.S.A.
87(2)
Northern Interior U.S.A.
89(2)
Northeastern U.S.A.
91(2)
Southeastern U.S.A.
93(2)
Western Gulf of Mexico Region
95(2)
Mexico and Caribbean Lands
97(4)
South America
South America: Thematic Introduction
101(1)
South America, Political
102(1)
South America, Physical
103(2)
Northern South America
105(1)
Southern South America
106(1)
South America, Cities and Environs
107(4)
Europe
Europe: Thematic Introduction
111(2)
Europe, Political
113(2)
Europe, Physical
115(2)
Western Europe
117(2)
Eastern Europe
119(2)
Mediterranean Lands
121(4)
Africa
Africa: Thematic Introduction
125(1)
Africa, Political
126(1)
Africa, Physical
127(2)
Northern Africa
129(2)
Southern Africa
131(4)
Asia
Asia: Thematic Introduction
135(2)
Asia, Political
137(2)
Asia, Physical
139(2)
Northern Asia
141(2)
Southwestern Asia
143(2)
The Middle East
145(2)
China, Korea, and Japan
147(2)
Southeastern Asia
149(4)
Oceania (including Australia and New Zealand)
Oceania: Thematic Introduction
153(2)
Australia and New Zealand, Political
155(2)
Australia and New Zealand, Physical
157(2)
The Pacific Rim
159(1)
Antarctica
160(2)
Glossary 162(14)
Index 176

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