The Times Universal Atlas of the World
[representing the Earth With Authority, Accuracy and Style]Book - 2012
The perfect world atlas for readers who want the authority and accuracy of a Times atlas at an affordable price
A completely new edition of a world atlas in the most prestigious atlas collection in the world, this comprehensive book showcases 170 pages of mapping to provide an amazingly detailed view of the world. Specific geographical information beside each map gives the reader a greater understanding of each area. The reference mapping, produced in the beautifully clear and distinctive Times style, has been completely updated with thousands of changes reflecting recent geopolitical and geographical change around the world. As with all atlases in the Times series it offers great authority, outstanding quality, and attention to detail. A unique collection of maps from the last 150 years of Times atlases is also included in a historical mapping section. This feature is a first for world atlases and will dramatically illustrate the rapidly changing world we live in. The latest satellite images are showcased in the imagery section with 32 pages of stunning images. Updated plans of 32 of the world's great cities are also included; a geographical reference section with flags, statistics, and facts for all the world’s countries; and a comprehensive index to more than 50,000 place names top off this crowning achievement in world atlas presentation.