9780073527574

Student Atlas of World Geography

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073527574

  • ISBN10:

    0073527572

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/12/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
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Summary

From McGraw-Hill Contemporary Learning Series, the STUDENT ATLAS volumes combine full-color maps and data sets to introduce students to the importance of the connections between geography and other areas of study such as world politics, environmental issues, and economic development. These thematic atlases will give students a clear picture of the recent agricultural, industrial, demographic, environmental, economic, and political changes in every world region.

Table of Contents

Global Physical Patterns
World Political Divisions
World Physical Features
Average Annual Precipitation
Seasonal Average Precipitation, November Through April
Seasonal Average Precipitation, May Through October
Variation in Average Annual Precipitation
Temperature Regions and Ocean Currents
Average January Temperature
Average July Temperature
Atmospheric Pressure and Predominant Surface Winds, January
Atmospheric Pressure and Predominant Surface Winds, July
Climate Regions
Vegetation Types
Soil Orders
Ecological Regions
Plate Tectonics
Topography
Resources: Mineral Fuels
Resources: Critical Metals
Natural Hazards
Global Human Patterns
Past Population Distributions and Densities
Population Density
Land Use, AD 1500
Economic Activities
Urbanization
Transportation Patterns
Religions
Languages
Linguistic Diversity
External Migrations in Modern Times
Global Demographic Patterns
Population Growth Rates
Total Fertility Rates
Infant Mortality Rate
Child Mortality Rate
Child Malnutrition
Primary School Enrollment
Average Life Expectancy at Birth
Population by Age Group
International Migrant Populations 2005
World Daily Per Capita Supply of Calories (Kilocalories)
Proportion of Daily Food Intake from Animal Products
Illiteracy Rates
Female/Male Inequality in Education and Employment
Global Scourges: Major Infectious Diseases
Adult HIV Prevalence 2004
The Index of Human Development
Demographic Stress: The Youth Bulge
Demographic Stress: Rapid Urban Growth
Demographic Stress: Competition for Cropland
Demographic Stress: Competition for Fresh Water
Demographic Stress: Death in the Prime of Life
Demographic Stress: Interactions of Demographic Stress
Global Economic Patterns
Rich and Poor Countries: Gross National Income
Gross National Income Per Capita
Economic Growth: GDP Change Per Capita
Total Labor Force
Employment by Economic Activity
Economic Output Per Sector
Agricultural Production Per Capita
Exports of Primary Products
Dependence on Trade
The Indebtedness of States
Global Flow of Investment Capital
Central Government Expenditures Per Capita
Purchasing Power Parity
Private Per Capita Consumption 2003
Energy Production Per Capita
Energy Consumption Per Capita
Energy Dependency
Flows of Oil
Global Patterns of Environmental Disturbance
Global Air Pollution: Sources and Wind Currents
The Acid Deposition Problem: Air, Water, Soil
Major Polluters and Common Pollutants
Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Potential Global Temperature Change
Water Resources: Availability of Renewable Water Per Capita
Water Resources: Annual Withdrawal Per Capita
Pollution of the Oceans
Food Supply from Marine and Freshwater Systems
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