From the Back Cover
Features key insights, easy–to–read maps, and cool facts Expand your understanding of geography and today’s world Mystified by Mercator projections? Mixed up by map symbols? Relax! This fun and easy guide will change your attitude toward longitude and latitude. Professor Charles Heatwole explains geography basics and helps you understand the surrounding world, from physical features and political divisions to climate, population, culture, and economics. The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear–out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Get smart! @www.dummies.com Find listings of all our books Create your own personalized book with Hungry Minds a la Carte™ Sign up for daily eTips at www.dummiesdaily.com
About the Author
Charles A. Heatwole , PhD, is Chairperson of the Department of Geography at Hunter College of CUNY and has taught Geography for 25 years.