Published January 21st, 2013
Published in conjunction with the cartographers at Instituto Geographico de Agostini, this sumptuous world atlas follows the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical names. It’s a beauty, featuring both political and physical maps of countries and regions of the world. 18th edition.
An oversize hardcover, presented in a slip-case, the fully updated atlas includes the latest world population data and the addition of South Sudan, the 195th country in the world. With detailed physical and political maps of Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America and Oceania; a world time zone map; satellite images of the world oceans and six main regions; and a geographical glossary and index of names; large-scale mapping of Europe and a section of ocean maps.