This is a dynamic reference to the world and its people, presenting key facts and figures in an accessible and exciting way. It features physical and human geo information and its extremes such as the largest and smallest, longest and shortest, hottest and coldest. It includes landscapes and the world's physical features (e.g. continents, mountains, lakes, and islands); natural disasters, climatic extremes, and the environment (e.g. volcanic eruptions, rainfall, and forested areas); globalization, economy, and conflict (e.g. trade, wealth and debt, military spending, and terrorist incidents); social indicators, communications, and population (e.g. mortality, fertility, access to telecommunications, and projected populations); and internet links. Also, there is a complete listing of the world's countries with key data such as population, currency, and languages.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0007219423