National Geographic Atlas of the World, by National Geographic Society (U. S.)
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- ISBN: 9781426206344 | 1426206348
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 10/19/2010
Now, in its stunning Ninth Edition, the critically acclaimedNational Geographic Atlas of the Worldreports and examines up-to-the-minute geopolitical and environmental changes through detailed, accurate maps and beautiful, engaging design that are its hallmark. This cartographic masterwork brings to light the most important and relevant topics that grip our planet today. New maps cover regions of volatile civil strife, such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq. World thematic spreads reveal freshwater scarcity, global warming, world economies, energy resources and consumption, and other critical trends. Dramatic ocean floor maps show more features and detail than any other atlas. Dynamic graphics and compelling visual stories cover the vital developments of our world in the reliable, authoritative, and innovative style that has made National Geographic a leader in the category.