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The Times comprehensive atlas of the world

Fourteenth edition

Published by HaperCollins UK in London .
Written in English.

About the Book

The world's leading atlas makers bring you the "greatest book on earth". Renowned for charting geopolitical and geographical developments in our ever-changing world; Relied on and trusted by governments, media companies and international organizations including the UN and the European Commission; Continues to be the benchmark of cartographic excellence, from the pioneers in atlas publishing. Explore over 320 pages of maps and beautiful illustrations. Discover the scale of the world unconstrained by the limits of a screen. Keep up to date with current issues including climate change and biodiversity. New features include a double page map of the Arctic Ocean, new maps of sub-ice features in the Arctic Ocean and the Antarctic, and physical maps of all the continents. Major updates include 5,000 place name changes, most notably in Iran, Japan, Brazil, South Korea, Taiwan, and Spain; a beautifully illustrated section on current issues from climate to economy; updated national parks and conserved areas including the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA), the largest conservation zone in the world; and towns and populations in Brazil and Japan. Other updates include the realignment of the international boundary between Burkina Faso and Niger resulting from the International Court of Justice decision; the addition of Brussel as an alternative local name form for Brussels as the city is officially bilingual -- now shown as Brussel/Bruxelles; new administrative structures in Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Madagascar; and the addition of more than 50 major waterfalls. - Publisher.

Table of Contents

The earth today.
Stars and planets
The world today
Mapping the world
Geographic information
Atlas of the world.
The world
Oceania
Asia
Europe
Africa
North America
South America
Oceans and poles
Glossary

Edition Notes

Copyright Date 2014

The Physical Object

Format Hardcover
Pagination 1 volume in various pagings
Number of pages 544
Dimensions 18.4 x 12.8 x 1.8 inches
Weight 12.9 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25651257M
ISBN 10 0007551401
ISBN 13 9780007551408

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February 2, 2015 Edited by Patrick Robbins Added new cover
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