The Times Concise Atlas of the World

The Times Concise Atlas of the World

Twelfth edition

Hardback (08 Sep 2016) | English

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A fully revised and updated thirteenth edition of this major world atlas in the authoritative and prestigious Times Atlas range. This beautifully designed atlas has all the information you need, whether planning a trip, keeping in touch with world news, solving quizzes and crosswords or just exploring the world from your armchair.

Comprehensive reference mapping with 155,000 place names providing an amazingly detailed view of the world, and the illustrated thematic content covers the most important geographical issues of the day, making this atlas a valuable addition to any reference collection.

Updates include:
 Over 3,500 name changes throughout the world
 Addition of St Helena airport and connecting road
 Country name change from Czech Republic to Czechia (Czech Republic)
 New thematic topics spreads - Climate; Economy; and Power of Maps
 New Arctic Ocean map spread
 New 'Beneath the ice' Polar maps
 New administrative regions in France
 New administrative regions in Northern Ireland
 Addition of Gaelic alternative names for counties in Ireland
 New state of Telengana in India
 Addition of Moroccan Berm (security wall) in Western Sahara

Historical maps of the world show the political make-up of the world over the last 150 years and the atlas also includes plans of 41 of the world's major cities. A satellite imagery section contains an overview image of each continent, and is complemented with a detailed image.

Produced in a quality finish the world atlas comes in a protective slipcase.

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Book information

ISBN: 9780008183769
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Times Books
Pub date:
Edition: Twelfth edition
DEWEY: 912
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 1 atlas (448 )
Weight: 3514g
Height: 282mm
Width: 380mm
Spine width: 47mm