National Geographic Family Reference Atlas of the World

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Author: National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426215436

Category: Reference

Page: 400

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Provides physical and thematic maps of the Earth, covering such aspects as population, food, minerals, climate, politics, and energy, as well as maps of the surface of the Moon, Mars, inner and outer solar system, and universe.

National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World

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Author: National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426216602

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 200

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With more than 470 maps and graphics, this atlas delivers award-winning cartography with superbly designed and amazingly informative maps and graphics providing accurate coverage of the whole world. Including introductory sections for each continent and the flags and country facts at the end of each continental section, this atlas features stunning satellite images that portray unique physical geography and highlights the sprawling extent of major cities.

National Geographic Kids World Atlas

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Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.),National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426314035

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 207

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Contains the latest data, maps of the world, and graphs as well as lively essays about the world, geography-themed games, crosswords, and picture puzzles.

Atlas of the World

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Author: Oxford

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190913038

Category: Reference

Page: 448

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The only world atlas updated annually, guaranteeing that users will find the most current geographic information, Oxford's Atlas of the World is the most authoritative atlas on the market. Full of crisp, clear cartography of urban areas and virtually uninhabited landscapes around the globe, the Atlas is filled with maps of cities and regions at carefully selected scales that give a striking view of the Earth's surface. It opens with a fascinating look at world statistics, a six-page special on "Land and Maritime Boudaries," and satellite images of earth, including 8-10 stunning new images sourced from NASA's latest Earth Observation Satellite, Landsat 8, launched in 2013. The extraordinarily extensive front matter continues with a "Gazetteer of Nations" that has been comprehensively checked and updated to include recent economic and political changes. The 48-page "Introduction to World Geography" is beautifully illustrated with tables and graphs on numerous topics of geographic significance, such as climate change, world religions, employment, industry, and a new 2-page feature tourism and travel, including information on air travel and major airports, the importance of tourism to the economy, and tourist earnings and spending. The hundreds of city and world maps that form the body of the Atlas have been thoroughly updated for this 25th edition. Providing the finest global coverage available, the Atlas of the World is not only the best-selling volume of its size and price, but also the benchmark by which all other atlases are measured.

National Geographic Student World Atlas

Your Fact-Filled Reference for School and Home!

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Author: National Geographic Society (U. S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books

ISBN: 1426317751

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 143

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Examines the Earth's geologic history, climate, vegetation, population, food, economies, and mineral resources, and offers physical, political, and subject maps of each continent.

National Geographic Compact Atlas of the World

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Author: National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426217870

Category: TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

Page: 256

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This completely updated mini atlas puts the entire world in the palm of your hand in an accessible format. National Geographic's maps and atlases are critically acclaimed and world-renowned for their accuracy, originality, authoritative content, and clean design. Sized at 4 x 6 inches with a resilient soft cover, this atlas is designed for easy reference and convenient storage in a pocket, backpack, or desk. All maps are newly researched and updated. Other enhancements include a new physical world map reflecting the latest cartographic techniques, plus world and continental coverage of population, climate, land cover, fresh water, and natural hazards such as earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis. Superb overall readability, engaging design, and navigational ease allow the reader to quickly retrieve information.

Family Reference Atlas of the World

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Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780792255673

Category: Reference

Page: 384

View: 7981

Provides physical and thematic maps of the Earth, covering such aspects as population, food, minerals, climate, politics, and energy, as well as maps of the surface of the Moon and Mars.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

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Author: Jon Lloyd Dunn,Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426208286

Category: Nature

Page: 574

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Presents a guidebook which provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, locator and range maps, and plumage and species classification data on over 990 species of birds found in North America.

National Geographic Global Atlas

A Comprehensive Picture of the World Today with More Than 300 New Maps, Infographics, and Illustrations

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Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.),National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic

ISBN: 9781426212017

Category: Reference

Page: 335

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Provides cartographic coverage of Earth, discussing vital geographic issues as reflected in thematic maps and infographics that cover topics ranging from climate change and population growth to civil strife and freshwater scarcity.

Complete Atlas of the World, 3rd Edition

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Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465455280

Category: Reference

Page: 432

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Complete Atlas of the World, 3rd Edition is now fully revised and updated to reflect the latest changes in world geography, including the annexation of Crimea and the new nation of South Sudan. Bringing each featured landscape to life with detailed terrain models and color schemes and offering maps of unsurpassed quality, this atlas features four sections: a world overview, the main atlas, fact files on all the countries of the world, and an easy-to-reference index of all 100,000 place names. All maps enjoy a full double-page spread, with continents broken down into 330 carefully selected maps, including 100 city plans. You will also find a stimulating series of global thematic maps that explore Earth's place in the universe, its physical forms and processes, the living world, and the human condition. From Antarctica to Zambia, discover the Earth continent-by-continent with Complete Atlas of the World, 3rd Edition.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Geography

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Author: Joseph Gonzalez,Thomas E. Sherer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781592571888

Category: Science

Page: 422

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An updated guide to world geography explains geographical terminology, differentiates between physical and political geography, discusses the environmental and political events changing the world, and examines the latest statistics concerning country size, population, and geopolitical makeup, all accompanied by new, detailed maps. Original. 15,000 first printing.

The Official Rules of Card Games

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Author: Albert H. Morehead

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0449911586

Category: Games

Page: 327

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With complete rules on more than 300 popular card games, including the new international laws of contract bridge, this comprehensive book also includes special sections on: choosing games for particular occasions, teaching card games to children, the etiquette of card games, technical terms used in card games, and more. From the Paperback edition.

National Geographic Atlas of the World

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Author: National Geographic Maps (Firm)

Publisher: National Geographic

ISBN: 9781426206344

Category: Reference

Page: 424

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Provides physical maps as well as thematic maps covering such aspects as population, food, minerals, climate, and energy.

National Geographic Compact Atlas of the World

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Author: National Geographic Maps (Firm)

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426209959

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 9877

Provides a comprehensive atlas of the world, including population demographics, physical features, climate, and political borders.

Visual Atlas of the World

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Author: National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic

ISBN: 9781426218385

Category: Reference

Page: 416

View: 4154

Uniting National Geographic's incomparable photography with state-of-the-art cartographic technology, this is the most compelling, authoritative, and up-to-the-moment visual atlas on the market. Reimagined and completely updated for the first time since 2008, National Geographic's visual atlas of the world will delight and inspire. From spectacular space imagery to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this stunning book showcases the diverse natural and cultural treasures of the world in glorious color. Featuring more than 200 fascinating maps, more than 350 new photos, and state-of-the-art cartography and satellite imagery, this is a must-have reference for families, travelers, students, librarians, and scholars. Each page was created in collaboration with the world's premier scientists, geographers, and cartographers and is populated with the most up-to-date information available, making this book the most beautiful and authoritative visual atlas available today.

A Night at the Opera

An Irreverent Guide to The Plots, The Singers, The Composers, The Recordings

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Author: Sir Denis Forman

Publisher: Modern Library

ISBN: 0307807827

Category: Music

Page: 976

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This slightly irreverent guide to opera summarizes the plots of 17 of the world's great operas, including Aida, La Boheme, and Carmen, and describes their characters, artists, and composers. From the Hardcover edition.

The Power of Birthdays, Stars & Numbers

The Complete Personology Reference Guide

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Author: Saffi Crawford,Geraldine Sullivan

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 9780307489722

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 840

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The most complete, comprehensive birthday forecast available--synthesizing the secrets of astrology, numerology, and fixed stars! In this delightfully addictive, wholly accessible book, two skilled astrologers guide you toward greater psychological insight, self-awareness, and a keen understanding of your unique position in the universe. Packed with an extraordinary wealth of knowledge and clear, easy-to-interpret graphs and charts, The Power of Birthdays, Stars and Numbers provides: ¸ BIRTHDAY FORECASTS--366 profiles--one for each day of the year--reveal your positive and negative personality traits, career strengths, tips on love and relationships, your secret self, your best days for romance and friendship, potential fatal attractions, famous people who share your birthday, and much more! INCLUDING! ¸ FIXED STARS--Though astrologers have used fixed stars for centuries, now the general public can reap the rewards of this classic method for enlightenment. The stars that line the heavens radiate great power, depending on your date of birth. You'll learn your primary fixed star plus those that influence your astrological chart. ¸ NUMEROLOGICAL PROFILES--Discover the importance of the nine basic numbers, and learn how to calculate your holistic number (which reveals your life purpose) and your personal year number (which sheds light on what specific lessons a particular year has in store for you). Travel beyond the twelve signs of the zodiac and tap into The Power of Birthdays, Stars and Numbers. You hold centuries of wisdom in your hands. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Let's Hear It for the Girls

375 Great Books for Readers 2-14

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Author: Erica Bauermeister,Holly Smith

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101161752

Category: Reference

Page: 240

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"Bravo! They've given adults and young girls a much-needed treasure map of heroines and 'she-roes'...It blazes an important path in the forest of children's literature."—Jim Trelease.

Catholic Bible Dictionary

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Author: Scott Hahn

Publisher: Image

ISBN: 0385530080

Category: Religion

Page: 1184

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More than a generation has passed since the appearance of the last major Catholic Bible dictionary. It has been a fertile generation for biblical scholarship, an eventful time for biblical archaeology, and a fruitful time for the Church’s interpretation of the Bible. It is time for a new resource. Scott Hahn, internationally renowned theologian and biblical scholar, has inspired millions with his insight into the Catholic faith. Now he brings us this important reference guide, written specifically for Catholics, which contains more than five thousand clear and accessible entries and covers a wide range of people, places, and topics. From Genesis to Revelation, the whole of salvation history is presented and explained in smart, easy-to-understand prose. Catholic Bible Dictionary is an invaluable source of information, insight, and guidance for Catholics and others who are interested in enriching their understanding of Sacred Scripture. Scott Hahn draws from two millennia of scholarship to create an accessible and comprehensive tool for deeper and more rewarding biblical study.

National Geographic Complete Birds of North America

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Author: Jonathan Alderfer,Jon Lloyd Dunn

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426213735

Category: Nature

Page: 743

View: 3602

Examines more than eighty avian families, including an overview of plumage, behavior, distribution, taxonomy, and conservation, and describes all 962 species, covering identification, similar species, voice, status, and distribution.