Atlas of the WorldBook - 1992
When Oxford's Atlas of the World debuted, it was widely praised for the incredible beauty and accuracy of its maps and for its wealth of geographical information. Now in a new Seventh Edition, it remains the finest top-of-the-line atlas available, with hundreds of stunning full-color,large-format maps produced by Europe's finest cartographers. In addition, the Atlas boasts 66 maps of major metropolitan areas worldwide, an extensive index, and a colorful 48-page Introduction to World Geography, providing a wealth of information on such topics as climate, the greenhouse effect,plate tectonics, agriculture, population and migration, global conflicts, and much more. The Seventh Edition has been thoroughly updated. The revisions include the new administrative areas in Poland and Nigeria; new maps of Kosovo and of the No-Fly Zone in Iraq (added to the "Regions in the News" section); and sharper, digital lettering that is easier to read. Finally, roads andrail lines have been reconfigured on some thirty maps, including all areas of North America, South America, and Australia. Providing the finest global coverage available, Atlas of the World is the benchmark by which all other international atlases will be measured.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Branch Call Number: REF 912 ATL