Goode's World Atlas, by Rand McNally
- ISBN: 9780321652003 | 0321652002
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 6/29/2009
The 22nd edition of Goode's World Atlas blends dramatic new maps and exceptional cartography with the strong traditions that have made the atlas a standard for over 85 years. Dozens of new thematic maps produced with the latest digital sources integrated within geographic information systems technology focus on topics important to modern geography, including global climate change, sea level rise, and CO 2 emissions.
Over 160 pages of new, digitally produced reference maps provide detailed coverage of all continents and offer expanded coverage of Africa, Asia and Central and South America.
More contemporary color palettes and geographic treatments to improve clarity, readability, aesthetics and greater consistency. And for the first time, all of the Goode's World Atlas thematic and reference maps are also available in digital format for presentations.
The twenty-second edition of Goode's World Atlas results from the latest blend of geographic scholarship and GIS technology for map production, and thus is a major reworking of the atlas, not just an update. It offers new maps on topics ranging from global climate change to water resources, and provides an outstanding survey for any library seeking the latest geographic resources.
Introduction; The World; North America; South America; Europe; Asia; Africa; Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania; The Oceans and Polar Regions; Tables and Indexes.
An invaluable reference for anyone who needs current, informative map information.