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Concise atlas of the world

Label
Concise atlas of the world
Title
Concise atlas of the world
Title variation
National Geographic concise atlas of the world
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gathers political, social, and physical maps of the world
Cataloging source
TOH
Characteristic
atlas
Index
index present
LC call number
G1021
LC item number
.N35 2012
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National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Label
Concise atlas of the world
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Relief shown by shading
  • At head of title: National Geographic
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159) and index
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/cartographicMathematicalDataScaleStatement
Scales differ.
Contents
Introduction -- Using this atlas -- Map policies -- Political maps -- Physical maps -- World thematic maps -- Flags and facts -- Index and grid -- Map symbols -- World -- Satellite -- Physical -- Poles and hemispheres -- Oceans -- Structure of the Earth -- Continents adrift in time -- Geologic time -- Geologic forces change the face of the planet -- Plate tectonics -- Climate -- January and July solar energy -- Average temperature -- Cloud cover -- Precipitation -- Major factors that influence climate -- Temperature change over time -- Climate zones -- Climographs -- Population -- Lights of the world -- Population pyramids -- Population growth -- Population density -- Regional population growth disparities -- Fertility -- Urbanization -- Urban population growth -- Life expectancy -- Migration -- Most populous places -- Most crowded places -- Demographic extremes -- Religions -- Dominant religion -- Sacred places -- Adherents worldwide -- Adherents by country -- Economy -- Predominant economy -- Labor migration -- Top GDP growth rates -- The world's richest and poorest countries -- Gross domestic product -- Gross domestic product : purchasing power parity (PPP) -- Major exporters -- Trade -- Investment flows -- Growth of world trade -- Merchandise exports -- Main trading nations -- World debt -- Trade blocs -- Trade flow -- Fuels -- Trade flow : agricultural products -- Top merchandise exporters and importers -- top commercial services exporters and importers -- Health and education -- Health-care availability -- Income levels : indicators of health and literacy -- Access to improved sanitation -- Nutrition -- HIV / AIDS -- Global disease burden -- Under-five mortality -- Education and literacy -- School enrollment for girls -- Causes of death -- Maternal mortality -- Developing human capital -- Conflict and terror -- Political violence -- State fragility -- Change in magnitude of ongoing conflicts -- Global regimes by type -- Genocides and politicides since 1955 -- Refugees -- Terrorist attacks -- Weapons possessions -- Environmental stresses -- Global climate change -- Depletion of the ozone layer -- Pollution -- Water scarcity -- Soil degradation and desertification -- Deforestation -- Geographic comparisons -- The Earth -- The Earth's extremes -- Area of each continent -- Highest point on each continent -- Lowest surface point on each continent -- Largest islands -- Largest drainage basins -- Longest rivers -- Area of each ocean -- Deepest point in each ocean -- Largest lakes by area -- Geopolitical extremes -- Engineering wonders -- Largest seas by area -- Time zones -- International Date Line -- North America -- Political -- Physical -- Human and natural themes -- Population density -- Energy consumption -- Dominant economy -- North America's economy -- Climate zones -- Natural hazards -- Water availability -- United States -- Flags and facts -- U.S. state flags -- Dates of national independence and population -- South America -- Europe -- Asia -- Africa -- Australia and Oceania -- Antarctica -- Physical and territorial claims -- Appendix : Airline distances -- Abbreviations -- Metric conversions -- World temperature and rainfall -- Foreign terms
Dimensions
35 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 atlas (160 p.)
Isbn
9781426209512
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
  • 1941970
  • (OCoLC)ocn809179131
  • (OCoLC)809179131
  • 1918112
  • 1941970
Label
Concise atlas of the world
Publication
Note
  • Relief shown by shading
  • At head of title: National Geographic
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159) and index
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/cartographicMathematicalDataScaleStatement
Scales differ.
Contents
Introduction -- Using this atlas -- Map policies -- Political maps -- Physical maps -- World thematic maps -- Flags and facts -- Index and grid -- Map symbols -- World -- Satellite -- Physical -- Poles and hemispheres -- Oceans -- Structure of the Earth -- Continents adrift in time -- Geologic time -- Geologic forces change the face of the planet -- Plate tectonics -- Climate -- January and July solar energy -- Average temperature -- Cloud cover -- Precipitation -- Major factors that influence climate -- Temperature change over time -- Climate zones -- Climographs -- Population -- Lights of the world -- Population pyramids -- Population growth -- Population density -- Regional population growth disparities -- Fertility -- Urbanization -- Urban population growth -- Life expectancy -- Migration -- Most populous places -- Most crowded places -- Demographic extremes -- Religions -- Dominant religion -- Sacred places -- Adherents worldwide -- Adherents by country -- Economy -- Predominant economy -- Labor migration -- Top GDP growth rates -- The world's richest and poorest countries -- Gross domestic product -- Gross domestic product : purchasing power parity (PPP) -- Major exporters -- Trade -- Investment flows -- Growth of world trade -- Merchandise exports -- Main trading nations -- World debt -- Trade blocs -- Trade flow -- Fuels -- Trade flow : agricultural products -- Top merchandise exporters and importers -- top commercial services exporters and importers -- Health and education -- Health-care availability -- Income levels : indicators of health and literacy -- Access to improved sanitation -- Nutrition -- HIV / AIDS -- Global disease burden -- Under-five mortality -- Education and literacy -- School enrollment for girls -- Causes of death -- Maternal mortality -- Developing human capital -- Conflict and terror -- Political violence -- State fragility -- Change in magnitude of ongoing conflicts -- Global regimes by type -- Genocides and politicides since 1955 -- Refugees -- Terrorist attacks -- Weapons possessions -- Environmental stresses -- Global climate change -- Depletion of the ozone layer -- Pollution -- Water scarcity -- Soil degradation and desertification -- Deforestation -- Geographic comparisons -- The Earth -- The Earth's extremes -- Area of each continent -- Highest point on each continent -- Lowest surface point on each continent -- Largest islands -- Largest drainage basins -- Longest rivers -- Area of each ocean -- Deepest point in each ocean -- Largest lakes by area -- Geopolitical extremes -- Engineering wonders -- Largest seas by area -- Time zones -- International Date Line -- North America -- Political -- Physical -- Human and natural themes -- Population density -- Energy consumption -- Dominant economy -- North America's economy -- Climate zones -- Natural hazards -- Water availability -- United States -- Flags and facts -- U.S. state flags -- Dates of national independence and population -- South America -- Europe -- Asia -- Africa -- Australia and Oceania -- Antarctica -- Physical and territorial claims -- Appendix : Airline distances -- Abbreviations -- Metric conversions -- World temperature and rainfall -- Foreign terms
Dimensions
35 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 atlas (160 p.)
Isbn
9781426209512
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
  • 1941970
  • (OCoLC)ocn809179131
  • (OCoLC)809179131
  • 1918112
  • 1941970

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