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The Resource Atlas of the world, National Geographic

Atlas of the world, National Geographic

Label
Atlas of the world
Title
Atlas of the world
Statement of responsibility
National Geographic
Title variation
National Geographic atlas of the world
Creator
Cartographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Created for all global citizens, this universally respected volume of world maps has been completely revised and updated with fascinating visualizations of international trends and global conditions. National Geographic's flagship Atlas of the World, now in its 11th edition, provides authoritative maps of every country, ocean, and region of the world, as well as thematic maps and accompanying graphics showing important population, environmental, and economic patterns. Organized by continent and reflecting today's political boundaries and identities..."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
WIM
Characteristic
atlas
Dewey number
912
Index
index present
LC call number
G1021
LC item number
.N38 2020
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National Geographic Society (U.S.)
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  • Atlases
  • Physical geography
  • Political geography
  • Earth (Planet)
Label
Atlas of the world, National Geographic
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • At head of title: National Geographic
  • Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Depths shown by gradient tints and soundings
  • Location maps on lining papers
  • Issued in slipcase
  • Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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  • a
  • Scales differ.
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Alexander M. Tait -- How to use this atlas -- The world : physical world -- The world : political world -- The world: Tectonics : Earth's shapes & structures ; Climate : shifting weather patterns ; Climate change : life on a warming planet ; Oceans : our watery world ; Freshwater : in search of potable water ; Biodiversity : changing patterns of life ; Last wild places : finding pristine nature ; Human impact : humans change the planet ; Population : ever more crowded planet ; Urbanization : As more cities expand ; Cultures: global cultural diversity -- Human rights : tracking civil freedoms ; Human condition : gauging quality of life ; Health : seeking world wellness ; Agriculture : feeding a growing world ; Borders : lines drawn on a map ; Migration : making a home elsewhere ; Economy : world wealth effects ; Energy : changing power sources ; Global connectivity : linking all the world -- North America -- South America -- Europe -- Asia -- Africa -- Australia and Oceania -- The poles -- Oceans -- Space -- Nations: Flag and facts : countries, territories, and dependencies ; Flag and facts : Canada and U.S. : provinces, states, and territories -- Appendix: Geographic comparisons : Earth's extremes ; Time zones : coordinating world time ; Foreign terms, abbreviations, and metric conversion tables
Control code
on1121277591
Dimensions
47 cm
Edition
Eleventh edition.
Extent
1 atlas (v, 145, 153 pages)
Isbn
9781426220586
Lccn
2013050504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
**REQUIRED FIELD**
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Physical medium
paper
Specific material designation
atlas
System control number
(OCoLC)1121277591
Label
Atlas of the world, National Geographic
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • At head of title: National Geographic
  • Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Depths shown by gradient tints and soundings
  • Location maps on lining papers
  • Issued in slipcase
  • Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/cartographicMathematicalDataScaleStatement
  • a
  • Scales differ.
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Alexander M. Tait -- How to use this atlas -- The world : physical world -- The world : political world -- The world: Tectonics : Earth's shapes & structures ; Climate : shifting weather patterns ; Climate change : life on a warming planet ; Oceans : our watery world ; Freshwater : in search of potable water ; Biodiversity : changing patterns of life ; Last wild places : finding pristine nature ; Human impact : humans change the planet ; Population : ever more crowded planet ; Urbanization : As more cities expand ; Cultures: global cultural diversity -- Human rights : tracking civil freedoms ; Human condition : gauging quality of life ; Health : seeking world wellness ; Agriculture : feeding a growing world ; Borders : lines drawn on a map ; Migration : making a home elsewhere ; Economy : world wealth effects ; Energy : changing power sources ; Global connectivity : linking all the world -- North America -- South America -- Europe -- Asia -- Africa -- Australia and Oceania -- The poles -- Oceans -- Space -- Nations: Flag and facts : countries, territories, and dependencies ; Flag and facts : Canada and U.S. : provinces, states, and territories -- Appendix: Geographic comparisons : Earth's extremes ; Time zones : coordinating world time ; Foreign terms, abbreviations, and metric conversion tables
Control code
on1121277591
Dimensions
47 cm
Edition
Eleventh edition.
Extent
1 atlas (v, 145, 153 pages)
Isbn
9781426220586
Lccn
2013050504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
**REQUIRED FIELD**
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Physical medium
paper
Specific material designation
atlas
System control number
(OCoLC)1121277591

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