Collins Illustrated World Atlas
Fully revised paperback general reference atlas with highly detailed maps giving balanced worldwide coverage, and thousands of facts and statistics. The contents include detailed reference maps, illustrated thematic pages providing detailed information and interpretations of major geographical themes and global issues, over 150 pages of fully up-to-date maps with an index of over 50,000 place names, information on global issues including the environment, world conflict, population, climate change and the international drugs trade. Comparative satellite images show dramatic examples of environmental change e.g. deforestation.