Gathers detailed color maps of every region of the world and includes pictures of the flags of the nations
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: The Essential World Atlas
offers 144 pages of stunning full-color, computer-generated relief maps in a handy paperback format. This second edition features extensive, up-to-date international coverage within its 96-page section of world maps, with a 35,000-name general index and full geographical coordinates. A 32-page section of U.S. maps includes a 7,000 name index; political, topographical, and climate maps; as well as close-ups of urban areas, making finding any town, region, or mountain range an easy task. Incorporating the very latest political information, the Atlas
provides statistics and survey data on countries, physical dimensions of continents, oceans, mountains, islands, and rivers, a section on flags of the world, and an informative users guide. Meticulously crafted and thoroughly updated, The Essential World Atlas is an indispensable resource.