This classic atlas is an unbeatable combination of highly detailed physical, topographical and thematic maps on key social and economic themes, and numerous charts, tables and diagrams. It is easy-to-use and ideal for use in the classroom or at home. This is the Hardback edition. Colour-coded pages and an index with letter-figure references and latitude/longitude co-ordinates make the atlas easy to use. 32 pages cover the British Isles, with the most accurate thematic and physical mapping available at the chosen scales. A special section explains how satellite imagery and remote sensing are used to monitor and interpret global, environmental and urban patterns of change. 72 pages of World topographical maps, 32 pages of World thematic maps and a World statistics section provide plenty of opportunities for students to practise their map skills.