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Turn into worldly-wise with this priceless single-volume atlas to every of the 193 international locations of the area. totally revised and up-to-date, and jam-packed with transparent, particular maps highlighting panorama, undefined, land use, inhabitants, weather and environmental concerns; this atlas is an important source for someone learning geography. there's a thorough advent that lays a starting place for the improvement of map analyzing abilities and worthwhile alphabetical listings make for fast and simple reference. This name is simple to take advantage of no matter if you're learning in class or at domestic. stopover at our linked web site to determine extra concerning the world's 193 international locations, from maps and old details to up to date records.

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