Motivate to learn about the world with an atlas filled with colorful maps, graphs and photos, including highly detailed thematic and regional maps. Six continent sections with introductions that incorporate area current events for ease of use. Contains 52 physical, political and thematic maps of the world and continents, 49 regional physical, political and thematic maps and dozens of metro area inset maps. Includes geographic facts and comparisons covering topics such as population, climate and weather. Features a section on common geographic questions, glossary of terms, and a comprehensive 14-page index. Paperback, 176 pages, 8 x 10 7/8 .