Student Atlas of World Geography

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2004-10-28
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
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The Student Atlas series combines 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

Part I Global Physical Patterns

Map 1 World Political Divisions

Map 2 World Physical Features

Map 3a Average Annual Precipitation

Map 3b Seasonal Average Precipitation, November Through April

Map 3c Seasonal Average Precipitation, May Through October

Map 3d Variation in Average Annual Precipitation

Map 4a Temperature Regions and Ocean Currents

Map 4b Average January Temperature

Map 4c Average July Temperature

Map 5a Atmospheric Pressure and Predominant Surface Winds, January

Map 5b Atmospheric Pressure and Predominant Surface Winds, July

Map 6 World Climate Regions

Map 7 Vegetation Types

Map 8 Soil Orders

Map 9 Ecological Regions

Map 10 Plate Tectonics

Map 11 Topography

Map 12a Resources: Mineral Fuels

Map 12b Resources: Critical Metals

Map 13 Natural Hazards

Part II Global Human Patterns

Map 14 Past Polulation Distributions and Densities

Map 15 Population Density

Map 16 Land Use, 1500

Map 17 Economic Activities

Map 18 Urbanization

Map 19 Religions

Map 20 Transportation Patterns

Map 21 Languages

Map 22 Linguistic Diversity

Map 23 External Migrations in Modern Times

Part III Global Demographic Patterns

Map 24 Population Growth Rates

Map 25 Total Fertility Rates

Map 26 Infant Mortality Rates

Map 27 Child Mortality Rate

Map 28 Child Malnutrition

Map 29 Primary School Enrollment

Map 30 Average Life Expectancy at Birth

Map 31 Population by Age Group

Map 32 Average Daily Per Capita Supply of Calories (Kilocalories)

Map 33 Illiteracy Rates

Map 34 Female/Male Inequality in Education and Employment

Map 35 Global Scourges: Major Infectious Diseases

Map 36 The Index of Human Development

Part IV Global Economic Patterns

Map 37 Rich and Poor Countries: Gross National Income

Map 38 Gross National Income Per Capita

Map 39 Economic Growth: GDP Change Per Capita

Map 40 Total Labor Force

Map 41 Employment by Economic Activity

Map 42 Economic Output Per Sector

Map 43 Agricultural Production Per Capita

Map 44 Exports of Primary Products

Map 45 Dependence on Trade

Map 46 The Indebtedness of States

Map 47 Global Flows of Investment Capital

Map 48 Central Government Expenditures Per Capita

Map 49 The Relative Wealth of Nations: Purchasing Power Parity

Map 50 Energy Production Per Capita

Map 51 Energy Consumption Per Capita

Map 52 Energy Dependency

Map 53 Flows of Oil

Part V Global Patterns of Environmental Disturbance

Map 54 Global Air Pollution: Sources and Wind Currents

Map 55 The Acid Deposition Problems: Air, Water, Soil

Map 56 Major Polluters and Common Pollutants

Map 57 Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Map 58 Potential Global Temperature Change

Map 59 Water Resources: Availability of Renewable Water Per Capita

Map 60 Water Resources: Annual Withdrawal Per Capita

Map 61 Pollution of the Oceans

Map 62 Food Supply from Marine and Freshwater Systems

Map 63 Cropland Per Capita: Changes, 19871997

Map 64 Annual Change in Forest Cover, 19901995

Map 65 The Loss of Biodiversity: Globally Threatened Animal Species

Map 66 The Loss of Biodiversity: Globally Threatened Plant Species

Map 67 Hotspots of Biodiversity

Map 68 The Risks of Desertification

Map 69 Soil Degradation

Map 70 The Degree of Human Disturbance

Part VI Global Political Patterns

Map 71 Political Systems

Map 72 Sovereign States: Duration of Independence

Map 73 European Colonialism 15002000

Map 74 International Conflicts in the PostWorld War II World

Map 75 PostCold War International Alliances

Map 76 Flashpoints, 2004

Map 77 International Terrorism Incidents, 20002002

Map 78 Nations with Nuclear Weapons

Map 79 Distribution of Minority Populations

Map 80 Refugee Population

Map 81 Political and Civil Liberties, 2004

Part VII World Regions

Map 82 North America: Physical Features

Map 83 North America: Political Divisions

North American: Thematic Features

Map 84a Environment and Economy: The Use of Land

Map 84b Population Density

Map 84c Population Distribution: Clustering

Map 84d Deforestation in North and Middle America

Map 85 Canada

Map 86 United States

Map 87 Middle America

Map 88 The Caribbean

Map 89 South America: Physical Features

Map 90 South America: Political Divisions

Sourth America: Thematic Features

Map 91a Environment and Economy

Map 91b Population Density

Map 91c Environmental Problems

Map 91d Protection of Natural Areas

Map 92 Northern South America

Map 93 Southern South America

Map 94 Europe: Physical Features

Map 95 Europe: Political Divisions

Europe: Thematic Features

Map 96a Environment and Economy: The Use of Land

Map 96b Population Density

Map 96c European Political Boundaries, 19141948

Map 96d Political Changes, 19892004

Map 97 Western Europe

Map 98 Eastern Europe

Map 99 Northern Europe

Map 100 Africa: Physical Features

Map 101 Africa: Political Divisions

Africa: Thematic Features

Map 102a Environment and Economy

Map 102b Population Density

Map 102c Colonial Patterns

Map 102d African Cropland and Dryland Degradation

Map 103 Northern Africa

Map 104 Southern Africa

Map 105 Asia: Physical Features

Map 106 Asia: Political Divisions Asia: Thematic Features

Map 107a Environment and Economy

Map 107b Population Density

Map 107c Asia: Industrialization and Resources

Map 107d South, south-East, and East Asian Deforestation

Map 108 Northern Asia

Map 109 Southwestern Asia

Map 109a The Middle East: Territorial change, 19182004

Map 109b South-Central Eurasia: An Ethnolinguistic Crazy Quilt

Map 110 Southern Asia

Map 111 East Asia

Map 112 Southeast Asia

Map 113 Australasia: Physical Features

Map 114 Australasia: Political Divisions

Australasia: Thematic Features

Map 115a Environment and Economy

Map 115b Population Density

Map 115c Climatic Patterns

Map 116 The Pacific Rim

Map 117 The Atlantic Ocean

Map 118 The Indian Ocean

Map 119 The Arctic

Map 120 Antarctica

Part VIII Tables

Table A World Countries: Area, Population, Population Density, 2003

Table B World Countries: Form of Government, Capital City, Major Languages

Table C World Countries: Basic Economic Indicators

Table D World Countries: Population Growth, 19502025

Table E World Countries: Basic Demographic Data, 19752001

Table F World Countries: Mortality, Health, and Nutrition

Table G World Countries: Education and Literacy, 19902002

Table H World Countries: Agricultural Operations, 19962002

Table I World Countries: Land Use and Deforestation, 19802000

Table J World Countries: Energy Production and Use, 19802000

Table K World Countries: Energy Efficiency and Emissions, 19801999

Table L World Countries: Power and Transportation

Table M World Countries: Communications, Information, and Science and Technology

Table N World Countries: Water Resources

Table O World Countries: Globally Threatened Plant and Animal Species

Part IX Geographic Index

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