Beautiful, accurate, and up-to-the-minute, this completely updated mini atlas puts the entire world in the palm of your hand in an amazingly accessible format.
National Geographic’s maps and atlases are critically acclaimed and world-renowned for their accuracy, originality, authoritative content, and clean design. Now, the most convenient package of this trusted map content has been completely updated in Compact Atlas of the World, Second Edition. Sized at 4 x 6 inches with a resilient softcover, this atlas is designed for easy reference and convenient storage in a pocket, backpack, or desk.
All maps are newly researched and updated. Other enhancements include a new physical world map reflecting the latest cartographic techniques, plus world and continental coverage of the population, climate, land cover, freshwater, and natural hazards such as earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis. Superb overall readability, engaging design, and navigational ease allow the reader to quickly retrieve information. This atlas is a handy and affordable personal reference.
Map dimensions: 4″x6″
One of the world’s leading nonfiction publishers, National Geographic Books has published more than 1,700 titles, featuring such categories as history, travel, nature, photography, space, science, health, biography, and memoir. A portion of its proceeds is used to fund exploration, conservation, and education through ongoing contributions to the work of the National Geographic Society.
National Geographic Cartographers bring nearly a century of mapmaking experience and cutting-edge technology to bear on every atlas product. Over the last decade, techniques used in digital mapping have undergone remarkable changes. Today, satellite and digital imaging technologies provide cartographers with new tools to map and animate Earth and its myriad regions. Leveraging these emerging technologies to build smart, well-designed, functional, informative atlases is one of the great strengths of National Geographic.