The latest edition of the world's most prestigious and authoritative world atlas, containing up-to-date world maps and thematic information curated by experts in geography and cartography. Now in its thirteenth edition, the Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World continues to be the benchmark of cartographic excellence. The atlas is relied on and trusted by governments, media companies and international organisations around the world including the UN and the European Commission. Major updates include: * 7,000 place name changes, most notably in the Russian Federation, China, Kazakhstan, Iran, and Afghanistan * A beautifully illustrated section on current issues from climate to economy * The new country of South Sudan * 37 city plans added for major cities around the world * New satellite image of Antarctica * Flag and year of independence for every country * Updated national parks and conserved areas * 100 additional abandoned settlements
Environmental Atlas of Abu Dhabi Emirate An initiative of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), this remarkable book is a testament to Abu Dhabi’s rich environmental heritage, highlighting the past, present and future of human and cultural impact on the emirate. Packed with encyclopaedic information, case studies and statistics, absorbing anecdotes, detailed maps and spectacular images, this book is a true collector’s item.
A fully revised eleventh edition of this major world atlas in the authoritative and prestigious Times range. Whether planning a vacation, keeping in touch with world news, solving quizzes and crosswords or just exploring the world, this atlas has all the information you need. A completely updated edition of this major atlas in the prestigious Times range and a valuable addition to any reference collection. 260 pages of mapping provide an amazingly detailed view of the world, and the illustrated thematic content covers the most important geographical issues of the day. The following features have been added to the atlas: * 24 pages of satellite images * 20 pages of historical mapping * New mapping page of Alaska For the first time the atlas also includes unique features to Times atlases including * Abandoned settlements * Historical outlines of large lakes and sea ice extent for north and south pole Beautifully designed and produced in the same style as the Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World with gold slipcase and cloth spine.