Delight in the world's most authoritative atlas – a unique and timeless gift for all occasions.
Now in its 16th edition, the world's most authoritative atlas has been extensively updated. Detailing our world as it is today, it includes more than 200,000 place names. At 45 cm high, this impressive world atlas will become a treasured possession. In addition to 263 pages of continuous mapping, there are a further 223 pages of extensive indexing, alongside a preliminary section containing essays from trusted academics who discuss topics ranging from global population, to climate change, and the composition of our solar system, to the water in our oceans. It is a benchmark of cartographic excellence, trusted by governments, media and international organisations, as well as households around the world.
- New country names for Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) and North Macedonia (previously the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
- More than 8000 place name changes with names comprehensively updated in Kazakhstan and Ukraine
- Addition of Maori names in New Zealand and restored indigenous names in Australia, the most notable being the renaming of Fraser Island in Queensland to its Butchulla name K'gari
- Administrative boundary updates in Ethiopia, Mali and Kazakhstan
- Added road, railway and airport infrastructure across the globe including the 4 km-long Dardanelles Bridge (Turkey), the Fehmarn Belt road/rail tunnel alignment (Germany/Denmark) and the Sandoy Tunnel (Faroe Islands)
Produced in a high-quality finish this comprehensive atlas of the world comes in a protective slipcase with two ribbon markers for ease of use. Please note the dimensions (31.6 × 45.6 cm) and weight (5.9 kg) of this atlas.
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