Student Atlas of World Geography

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The Student Atlas series combines full-color maps and data sets to introduce students to the importance of the connections between geography and other areas of study such as world politics, environmental issues, and economic development. These thematic atlases will give students a clear picture of the recent agricultural, industrial, demographic, environmental, economic, and political changes in every world region.

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The Student Atlas series combines full-color maps and data sets to introduce students to the importance of the connections between geography and other areas of study such as world politics, environmental issues, and economic development. These thematic atlases will give students a clear picture of the recent agricultural, industrial, d...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.8 × 8.6 × 0.4 inPublished:January 29, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007352767X

ISBN - 13:9780073527673

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Table of Contents

Introduction: How to Read an Atlas

Unit I: Global Physical Patterns

Map 1: World Political Boundaries

Map 2: World Physical Features

Map 3a: Average Annual Precipitation

Map 3b: Seasonal Average Precipitation, November through April

Map 3c: Seasonal Average Precipitation, May through October

Map 3d: Variation in Average Annual Precipitation

Map 4a: Temperature Regions and Ocean Currents

Map 4b: Average January Temperature

Map 4c: Average July Temperature

Map 5a: Atmospheric Pressure and Predominant Surface Winds, January

Map 5b: Atmospheric Pressure and Predominant Surface Winds, July

Map 6a: Current Climate Conditions

Map 6b: Climate Regions, Future

Map 7: Vegetation Types

Map 8: Soil Orders

Map 9: Ecological Regions

Map 10: Plate Tectonics

Map 11: Topography

Map 12a: Resources: Mineral Fuels

Map 12b: Resources: Critical Metals

Map 13: Natural Hazards

Unit II: Global Human Patterns

Map 14: Past Population Distributions and Densities

Map 15: Population Density

Map 16: Land Use, A.D. 1500

Map 17: Modern Land Use Patterns

Map 18: Urbanization

Map 19: Transportation Patterns

Map 20: Patterns of Religion

Map 21: Religious Adherence

Map 22: Languages

Map 23: Linguistic Diversity

Map 24: Dying Languages: A Loss of Cultural Wealth

Map 25: External Migrations in Modern Times

Unit III: Global Demographic Patterns

Map 26: Population Growth Rates

Map 27: International Migrant Populations

Map 28: Migration Rates

Map 29a: Total Fertility Rates, 1985

Map 29b: Total Fertility Rates, 2011

Map 30: Infant Mortality Rate

Map 31: Child Mortality Rate

Map 32: Population by Age Group

Map 33: Average Life Expectancy at Birth

Map 34: World Daily Per Capita Food Supply (Kilocalories)

Map 35: The Earth's Hungry Millions

Map 36: Child Malnutrition

Map 37: Proportion of Daily Food Intake from Animal Products

Map 38: Global Scourges: Major Infectious Diseases

Map 39a: Major Infectious Diseases: HIV/AIDS

Map 39b: Major Infectious Diseases: Diarrheal Diseases

Map 39c: Major Infectious Diseases: Malaria

Map 39d: Major Infectious Diseases: Tuberculosis

Map 40: Illiteracy Rates

Map 41: Primary School Enrollment

Map 42: The Index of Human Development

Map 43: Demographic Stress: The Youth Bulge

Map 44: Demographic Stress: Rapid Urban Growth

Map 45: Demographic Stress: Competition for Cropland

Map 46: Demographic Stress: Competition for Freshwater

Map 47: Demographic Stress: Interactions of Demographic Stress Factors

Unit IV: Global Economic Patterns

Map 48: Gross National Income

Map 49: Gross National Income Per Capita

Map 50: Purchasing Power Parity Per Capita

Map 51: Population Living on Less Than $2 Per Day

Map 52: Inequality of Income and Consumption

Map 53: Total Labor Force

Map 54: Labor Force Composition: Males and Females

Map 55: Employment by Economic Activity

Map 56: Economic Output Per Sector

Map 57: Agricultural Production Per Capita

Map 58: Exports of Primary Products

Map 59: Remittances

Map 60: The World Trade Organization

Map 61: Dependence on Trade

Map 62: The Indebtedness of States

Map 63: Global Flows of Investment Capital

Map 64: Aiding Economic Development

Map 65: The Cost of Consumption

Map 66: Energy Production Per Capita

Map 67: Energy Consumption Per Capita

Map 68: Energy Dependency

Map 69: Flows of Oil

Map 70: A Wired World: Internet Users

Map 71: Traditional Links: The Telephone

Unit V: Global Patterns of Environmental Disturbance

Map 72: Global Air Pollution: Sources and Wind Currents

Map 73: The Acid Deposition Problem: Air, Water, Soil

Map 74: Outdoor Air Pollution

Map 75: Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Map 76: The Earth Warms: 1976-2006

Map 77: Global Precipitation Changes: 1976-2006

Map 78: Potential Global Temperature Change

Map 79: Water Resources: Availability of Renewable Water Per Capita

Map 80: Water Resources: Access to Safe Drinking Water

Map 81: Water Resources: Annual Withdrawal Per Capita

Map 82: Water Stress: Shortage, Abundance, and Population Density

Map 83: Water Stress: The Ogallala Aquifer

Map 84: Pollution of the Oceans

Map 85: Food Supply from Marine and Freshwater Systems

Map 86: Changes in Cropland

Map 87: Food Staples Under Stress: The Fight Against Genetic Simplicity

Map 88: World Pastureland, 2009

Map 89: Fertilizer Use

Map 90: Changes in Forest Cover

Map 91: World Timber Production

Map 92: The Loss of Biodiversity: Globally Threatened Animal Species

Map 93: Disappearing Giants: The Reduction in "Conservative" Species

Map 94: The Loss of Biodiversity: Globally Threatened Plant Species

Map 95: The Areas of Greatest Loss and Hotspots of Biodiversity

Map 96: The Risks of Desertification

Map 97: Global Soil Degradation

Map 98: The Degree of Human Disturbance

Map 99: The Green and Not So Green World

Unit VI: Global Political Patterns

Map 100: Political Systems

Map 101: The Emergence of the State

Map 102: Organized States and Chiefdoms, A.D. 1500

Map 103: European Colonialism 1500-2000

Map 104: Sovereign States: Duration of Independence

Map 105: Post-Cold War International Alliances

Map 106: Political Realms: Regional Changes, 1945-2003

Map 107: International Conflicts in the Post-World War II World

Map 108: The Geopolitical World in the Twenty-First Century

Map 109: The United Nations

Map 110: Is It a Country?

Map 111: United Nations Regions and Sub-Regions

Map 112: Countries with Nuclear Weapons

Map 113: Military Expenditures

Map 114: Distribution of Minority Populations

Map 115: Marginalized Minorities: Declining Indigenous Populations

Map 116: The Political Geography of a Global Religion: The Islamic World

Map 117: World Refugees: Country of Origin

Map 118: World Refugees: Country of Asylum

Map 119: Internally Displaced Persons

Map 120: Abuse of Public Trust

Map 121: Political and Civil Liberties

Map 122: Human Rights Abuse

Map 123: Women's Rights

Map 124: Capital Punishment

Map 125: Human Trafficking

Map 126a: Flashpoints-2013, Mexico

Map 126b: Flashpoints-2013, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Map 126c: Flashpoints-2013, Zimbabwe

Map 126d: Flashpoints-2013, Sudan

Map 126e: Flashpoints-2013, Somalia

Map 126f: Flashpoints-2013, Libya

Map 126g: Flashpoints-2013, Egypt

Map 126h: Flashpoints-2013, Syria

Map 126i: Flashpoints-2013, Israel and Its Neighbors

Map 126j: Flashpoints-2013, Iraq

Map 126k: Flashpoints-2013, Kurdistan

Map 126l: Flashpoints-2013, Iran

Map 126m: Flashpoints-2013, Afghanistan

Map 126n: Flashpoints-2013, Pakistan

Map 126o: Flashpoints-2013, Kashmir Region

Map 126p: Flashpoints-2013, Cote d'lvoire

Map 126q: Flashpoints-2013, Korean Peninsula

Unit VII: World Regions

Map 127: North America: Political Divisions

Map 128: North America: Physical Features

Map 129: North America: Environment and Economy

Map 130: North America: Population Distribution

Map 131: Canada

Map 132: United States

Map 133: Middle America

Map 134: The Caribbean

Map 135: South America: Political Divisions

Map 136: South America: Physical Features

Map 137: South America: Environment and Economy

Map 138: South America: Population Distribution

Map 139: Europe: Political Divisions

Map 140: Europe: Physical Features

Map 141: Europe: Environment and Economy

Map 142: Europe: Population Distribution

Map 143: European Political Boundaries, 1914-1948

Map 144: Europe: Political Changes, 1989-2009

Map 145: Western Europe

Map 146: Eastern Europe

Map 147: Africa: Political Divisions

Map 148: Africa: Physical Features

Map 149: Africa: Population Distribution

Map 150: Africa: Colonialism to Independence

Map 151: African Cropland and Dryland Degradation

Map 152: Northern Africa

Map 153: Southern Africa

Map 154: Asia: Political Divisions

Map 155: Asia: Physical Features

Map 156: Asia: Environment and Economy

Map 157: Asia: Population Distribution

Map 158: Northern Asia

Map 159: Southwestern Asia

Map 160: South Asia

Map 161: East Asia

Map 162: Southeast Asia

Map 163: Australasia and Oceania: Political Divisions

Map 164: Australasia and Oceania: Physical Features

Map 165: Australasia and Oceania: Environment and Economy

Map 166: Australasia and Oceania: Population Distribution

Map 167: The Arctic

Map 168: Antarctica

Unit VIII: Country and Dependency Profiles

Unit IX: Geographic Index

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