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Filled with beautiful maps showing our dynamic world in stunning detail, this comprehensive atlas is the perfect choice for anyone interested in the geography of our planet.
First published in 2007 and now in its 4th edition, the Complete Atlas of the World has been fully revised and updated to encompass recent world events.
The opening section of the book provides a fascinating insight into our planet from a number of perspectives, ranging from oceans to population and economics. The main body of the book consists of 330 carefully selected regional maps, each enjoying a lavish double-page spread allowing cartographers to incorporate an amazing level of detail.
For even more detail, there are an additional 100 detailed city plans created from the latest digital data, allowing you to explore places from Seattle to Sydney. And linking all of this together is a fully cross-referenced index containing a staggering 100,000 place-names, making this a truly comprehensive portrait of our planet.
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DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.