The "Times" Atlas of the World: Compact Edition

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A completely revised edition of this popular, small format atlas in the authoritative and highly respected Times range.

All the mapping and information in this revised edition has been brought fully up to date to give an accurate picture of today’s world. The atlas now includes a new map of the world’s physical features.

Detailed reference maps in the distinctive and respected Times style provide balanced, systematic coverage of all parts of the world. Each continent is introduced by a political map showing individual countries, followed by regional maps showing in detail towns and cities, roads, railways, international boundaries and topography.

The introductory section presents a fully revised and up-to-date guide to the states and territories of the world with national flags and statistics on area and population, as well as details of languages, religions and currencies. Thematic maps and statistics on major world themes, including population, climate and communications have been updated to give a complete picture of the world today.

The index includes references to over 25,000 place names.

This is a complete world reference atlas in a convenient and easy-to use format, retaining the authority, style and detail of the larger atlases in the range.

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This second Compact Edition of The Times Atlas of the World is a completely new atlas with reference mapping in the style of the Millennium Comprehensive edition, an index to over 25 000 place names and a new introductory section.

The new reference maps in this edition of The Times Atlas of the World reflect the authority of the range. Up-to-date and accurate the maps provide balanced, systematic coverage of all parts of the world. Each continent is introduced by a politically coloured map showing clearly the individual countries, this is followed by regional and country maps showing in detail towns and cities, roads, railways and international boundaries; relief detail is shown by layer tints.

The introductory section includes a fully revised and up-to-date guide to the states and territories of the world and includes national flags; a geographical information section has been added and the world maps on Climate, Land Cover, Population and Travel and Communications redesigned and up-dated.

The index has been expanded to over 25,000 place names.

This is a complete world reference atlas in a smaller, convenient and easy-to use format, retaining the authority, style and detail of the larger atlases in the range.

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