National Geographic Visual Atlas of the World
Representing an exciting new approach in our renowned line of atlases, this large-format reference blends two National Geographic "bests" to create a refreshingly vivid world portrait. Incorporated in the many up-to-the moment regional maps that portray each continent are hundreds of brilliant photographs?each depicting unique natural and cultural treasures that have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites. From the vast plains of the Serengeti to the Kasbah of Algiers, from prehistoric rock art to the statue of Liberty, these incomparable locales are under UN protection for future generations to know and enjoy.
Thematic maps enhance the global coverage, detailing trends and characteristics of today's critical issues: natural resources, energy, population, religion, economy and trade, conflict, climate change. The latest political boundaries and country names are incorporated, as well as vital information on the oceans, space, national flags, and more. Engaging layouts, functional design, and a new comprehensive place-name index allow the reader to easily navigate around the globe to discover or confirm more than 50,000 locations. The supreme accuracy and practicality of the maps, charts, and country facts and tables?as well as the inspirational collection of more than 600 photographs, satellite images, and illustrations?make the National Geographic Visual Atlas of the World a must-have reference for families, travelers, students, and scholars.
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World Heritage Photo Gallery
Using this Atlas
Physical Map Access to Improved Sanitation Nutrition HIV Global Disease Burden
Poles and Hemispheres The Worlds Richest and Poorest Countries Gross Domestic Product
Landforms Exporters and Importers Top Commercial Services Exporters
Islands of the Antilles
SOUTH AMERICA 124
Antarctic Treaty 280 Mars
Africa Angola Antarctica Antarctica 252 AREA POPULATION DEMONYM Asia Austral Bahamas Bahamas 118 Bahamas 122 Braz Cape CAPITA CURRENCY ECONOMY CAPITAL RELIGION LANGUAGE Chad Chile China City Congo CONTINENT AREA POPULATION Cote d'lvoire countries DEMONYM DEMONYM CAPITAL RELIGION economy IND Egypt EXPECTANCY GDP fish EXP forest GDP PER CAPITA global Guinea India Indonesia Indonesia 206 Iran Iraq island Japan kilometers Kiribati Korea Lake LITERACY LIFE EXPECTANCY Mali MAP pages Mauritania Mauritania 220 mountain Muslim Myanmar National Park Neth Niger Nigeria Nigeria 222 Nunavut OCEAN peak percent Polynesia POPULATION DEMONYM CAPITAL Protected Areas Qnsld region RELIGION LANGUAGE LITERACY REPUBLIC river Roman Catholic Russ Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 184 Scot Somalia Somalia 226 sq km Sudan Turk U.S. IIO U.S. Ill Vanuatu World Heritage Sites Zambia