Each title in the series Maps of the Environmental World addresses an environmental topic and illustrated its aspects with the help of maps. An introductory spread presents the topic and explains key ideas, concepts and vocabulary. Twelve spreads each introduce an area of the world, including a map locating relevant sites, graphs offering comparative data and photography. A spread at the back of Natural Resources provides further study and comparison exercises.
The World - Water supply The World - Forests and forest products The World - Fossil fuels The British Isles - Building materials Europe - Farming and fishing Europe - Industrial raw materials The Russian Federation and Kazakhstan - Natural resources South-east Asia - Natural resources The Indian sub-continent - Natural resources North America - Farming and fishing North America - Industrial raw materials Central and South America - Natural resources Africa - Natural resources Australia - Natural resources New Zealand - Scenery Antarctica - Sustainability The Arctic Ocean - Natural resources Now test yourself! Glossary Index
Jack and Meg Gillett are both experienced geography teachers in primary and secondary schools and have written several geography books for Hodder Murray including those on mapskills, ecosystems and the environment.