Series: Internet-linked encyclopedias
Packed with information about our remarkable planet, from its physical characteristics to a continent-by-continent look at the world’s peoples and governments. Richly illustrated with superb photographs, clear explanatory diagrams and 60 pages of detailed, up-to-date maps. Includes information on planet earth, landforms, weather, climate and ecosystems, farming, settlements, manufacturing and global issues, and the peoples and cultures of each continent. Extensive fact file with a gazeteer of states, world records, famous geographers and scientists, time zones, night sky and glossary. Internet links via the Usborne Quicklinks Website to fascinating websites where readers can find further information, take virtual tours and lots more.
“This is a brand new edition of this comprehensive geography title, placing the world at your fingertips and explaining key topics in a lively and accessible way. Evocative photographs convey the extraordinary visual variety of the world around us. A bright, modern map section with over 30 double-page maps and a detailed country-by-country gazetteer, makes this the ultimate geography reference tool. Internet-linked too.”
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For links to specially selected websites with video clips and activities or a pronunciation guide for this book, visit the Usborne Quicklinks website.