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Reader's Digest Bartholomew illustrated atlas of the world
Reader's Digest Association.
Corporate Author:
Fourth revised edition.
Publication Information:
Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest, 2001.
Physical Description:
1 Atlas (184 pages): color illustrations, color maps; 32 cm
General Note:
Includes indexes.
Format :


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G1021 .A8 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Newly revised, and completely up-to-date, this fifth edition of the "Illustrated Atlas of the World" remains an invaluable reference source. Bartholomew, world-class cartographers, designed this value-priced atlas especially for Readers Digest with 80 scrupulously revised reference maps, organized by continentfeaturing an all-new insert of satellite images from around the world. Using state-of-the-art cartographic technology, the easy-to-use reference maps provide coverage of the entire world and illuminate every vital detail. A comprehensive index of over 30,000 place names makes every location instantly accessible.

Table of Contents

The World
Countriesp. 4
Physical Featuresp. 6
Environmentp. 8
Climatep. 10
Atlantic Ocean 1:58Mp. 12
Indian Ocean 1:58Mp. 13
Pacific Ocean 1:58Mp. 14
North America
Countries: Populationp. 16
Relief: Climatep. 18
Western Canada 1:7Mp. 20
Eastern Canada 1:7Mp. 22
Western USA 1:7Mp. 24
Central USA 1:7Mp. 26
Eastern USA 1:7Mp. 28
The Great Lakes 1:3.5Mp. 30
Northeastern USA 1:3.5Mp. 32
Southwestern USA 1:3.5M (inset) Hawall 1:6Mp. 34
Central America and the Caribbean 1:14Mp. 36
South America
Countries: Populationp. 38
Relief: Climatep. 40
Northern South America 1:15Mp. 42
Southern South America 1:15Mp. 44
Venezuela and Colombia 1:7.5Mp. 45
Southeastern Brazil 1:7.5Mp. 46
Uruguay, Central Chile and Central Argentina 1:7.5Mp. 47
Countries: Populationp. 48
Relief: Climatep. 52
Scandinavia and the Baltic States 1:5Mp. 54
British Isles 1:5Mp. 56
Scotland 1:2Mp. 57
England and Wales 1:2Mp. 58
Ireland 1:2Mp. 60
Belgium and Netherlands 1:2Mp. 61
North Central Europe 1:5Mp. 62
France 1:5Mp. 64
Spain and Portugal 1:5Mp. 65
Italy and the Balkans 1:5Mp. 66
Western Russia, Belarus and Ukraine 1:7Mp. 68
Countries: Populationp. 70
Relief: Climatep. 74
Russian Federation: 1:21Mp. 76
Southwestern ASIA and the Middle East 1:12.5Mp. 78
Eastern Mediterranean 1:5Mp. 80
Southern Asia 1:14Mp. 82
Northern India, Eastern Pakistan and Bangladesh 1:7Mp. 84
China 1:15Mp. 86
Central China 1:7.5Mp. 88
Japan 1:4Mp. 90
Southeast Asia 1:15Mp. 92
Philippines 1:7Mp. 94
Thailand, Cambodia and Peninsular Malaysia 1:7.5Mp. 95
Countries: Populationp. 96
Relief: Climatep. 98
Northern Africa 1:16Mp. 100
Central and Southern Africa 1:16Mp. 102
Republic of South Africa 1:5Mp. 104
Countries: Populationp. 106
Relief: Climatep. 108
Australia and Southwestern Pacific 1:20Mp. 110
Australia 1:12Mp. 112
Southeastern Australia 1:5Mp. 114
Northeastern Australia 1:5Mp. 116
New Zealand 1:5Mp. 117
The Arctic 1:32Mp. 118
Antarctica 1:32Mp. 119
Abbreviations and Glossaryp. 120
Indexp. 121