Atlas of the World: Thirtieth Edition (Hardcover)
The 30th Anniversary Edition of Oxford's Atlas of the World, the most authoritative atlas on the market. The only world atlas updated annually, Oxford's Atlas of the World is the most authoritative atlas on the market. Full of crisp, clear cartography of urban areas and natural landscapes around the globe, the Atlas contains maps of cities and regions at carefully selected scales that give a striking view of the Earth's surface. The volume opens with a detailed survey of world statistics, a six-page feature examining biodiversity and the shifting balance of species on earth, and an immersive collection of satellite images of Earth, including stunning new photographs specially sourced and processed for this atlas. The Atlas continues with a Gazetteer of Nations, comprehensively updated to provide a concise overview of the geography, politics, economy, and history of every country in the world. The extensive thematic World Geography section is beautifully illustrated with charts, maps, and graphs on diverse topics of geographic significance, including climate change, conflict and cooperation, employment and trade, tourism and travel, global health, wealth, and standards of living. New data covers current topics such as alcohol and tobacco use and rates of urbanization. The hundreds of city and world maps that form the body of the Atlas have been thoroughly updated for this 30th edition. Providing the finest global coverage available, the Atlas of the World offers a diverse collection of information and cartography of unrivaled accuracy and clarity, presented in an uncommonly beautiful volume.