ISBN: 978-0-540-09012-9, 0-540-09012-3
Год издания: 2007
Количество страниц: 288
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This authoritative atlas presents the world in cartography of exceptional quality. The 128 pages of physical and political maps - fully revised and updated for 2008 - have been selected to provide balanced coverage of the continents, while giving prominence to densely populated and economically or strategically important areas. Projections and scales have been chosen to maximize legibility and minimize distortion over the largest regions. Acclaimed by geographers everywhere, Philip's physical maps combine relief shading with layer-coloured contours to give a stunning visual impression of the Earth's surface, while charting physical features, settlements and communications with meticulous accuracy. The extensive alpha-numeric index of over 58,000 names includes geographical features such as mountains, rivers, lakes and deserts, as well as provinces, towns and cities. Included also is a superb 48-page introductory section - The Earth in Space. Beautifully illustrated with...