Geography: The World and Its People, Student Edition: The World and Its People, Student Edition by McGraw-Hill Education

Geography: The World and Its People, Student Edition: The World and Its People, Student Edition

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The National Geographic Society took an integral role in creating this exceptional program, which is unsurpassed in ensuring geographic literacy. The world-renowned organizations maps, charts, and graphs and stunning photography engage students and show them the world in a whole new way.

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Title:Geography: The World and Its People, Student Edition: The World and Its People, Student EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:11.2 × 8.8 × 1.6 inPublished:May 11, 2001Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078215404

ISBN - 13:9780078215407

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Table of Contents

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NGS Reference

AtlasNGS

Geography Handbook

How Do I Study Geography?

Using Globes and Maps

Learning Map Basics Using Graphs, Diagrams, and Charts

 Geographic Dictionary

Unit 1 Geography of the World

Chapter 1 Looking at the Earth Thinking Like a Geographer The Earth in SpaceThe Earth's Structure Landforms

Chapter 2 Water, Climate, and Vegetation The Water Planet Climate ClimateZones and Vegetation

Chapter 3 The World's People Culture Population Resources and World TradePeople and the Environment

Unit 2 The United States and Canada

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Chapter 4 The United States A Vast, Scenic Land An Economic Leader TheAmericans

Chapter 5 Canada Landforms of the North A Resource-Rich Country TheCanadians

Unit 3 Latin America

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Chapter 6 Mexico Mexico's Land and Economy Mexico's History andGovernment Mexico Today

Chapter 7 Central America and the West Indies Central America The WestIndies

Chapter 8 Brazil and Its Neighbors Brazil Argentina Caribbean South AmericaUruguay and Paraguay

Chapter 9 The Andean Countries Colombia Peru and Ecuador Bolivia and Chile

Unit 4 Europe

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Chapter 10 Western Europe The United Kingdom The Republic of Ireland FranceGermany, Switzerland, and Austria The Benelux Countries

Chapter 11 Southern Europe Spain and Portugal Italy Greece

Chapter 12 Northern Europe Norway, Sweden, and Finland Denmark and Iceland

Chapter 13 Eastern Europe Poland The Baltic Republics Hungary, The CzechRepublic, and Slovakia The Balkan Countries Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova

Unit 5 Russia

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Chapter 14 Russia A Eurasian Country The Russian Land Russia's EconomicRegions

Chapter 15 Russia Past and Present A Troubled History A New Russia

Unit 6 North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia

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Chapter 16 North Africa Egypt Libya and the Maghreb

Chapter 17 Southwest Asia Turkey Israel Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan TheArabian Peninsula Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan

Chapter 18 The Caucasus and Central Asia Republics of the Caucasus CentralAsian Republics

Unit 7 Africa South of the Sahara

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Chapter 19 West Africa Nigeria The Sahel Countries CoastalCountries   

Chapter 20 Central Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo Other Countriesof Central Africa

Chapter 21 East Africa Kenya Tanzania Inland East Africa The Horn of Africa

Chapter 22 South Africa and Its Neighbors Republic of South Africa AtlanticCountries Inland Southern Africa Indian Ocean Countries

Unit 8 Asia NGS Atlas

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Chapter 23 South Asia India Pakistan and Bangladesh Other Countries of SouthAsia

Chapter 24 China China's Land and Climate China's New Economy China'sPeople and Culture China's Neighbors

Chapter 25 Japan and the Koreas Japan The Two Koreas

Chapter 26 Southeast Asia Mainland Southeast Asia Island Southeast AsiaIndonesia

Unit 9 Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica

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Chapter 27 Australia and New Zealand Australia New Zealand

Chapter 28 Oceania and Antarctica Oceania Antarctica

Appendix

Gazetteer

Glossary

Spanish Glossary

Index