..".wondrous production..., full of maps, satellite imagery, data and infographics that showcase the complexity of our planet. "" -Seattle Times" "Having an authoritative source about our world in your hands, as you enjoy the thrill of discovery while leafing through the pages, makes this ninth edition of a standard well worth the cost." -"Saint Louis Post-Dispatch" ..".fascinating, top-of-the-line...splendid publication..." -"Library Journal" "Students, researchers and the curious alike are increasingly going online to gather information on world statistics and maps, but the ninth edition of National Geographic's "Atlas of the World "will give them myriad reasons to pick up and flip through this gorgeous book." -"Kirkus "" " "Overall, I highly recommend this atlas. It is an excellent reference for our planet and even our solar system. It gives the "Times Atlas of the World" a run for its money." -About.com (NYT) ..".this ninth edition contains a world of updated information on our rapidly changing orb." -"Access Atlanta"
About the Author
National Geographic cartographers bring nearly a century of mapmaking experience and cutting-edge technology to every atlas product. Today, satellite and digital imaging, GPS, and GIS technologies provide cartographers with new tools to map the Earth and its myriad regions--from far above and up close--across all seven continents and the interconnected oceans. Leveraging these emerging technologies to build smart, well-designed, functional, informative atlases is one of the great strengths of National Geographic.